Odd and Funny Names of Real Filipino Foods

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Yes, these food and dishes are real! Try them when you're in the country.

1. Menstruation Bread (Pan de Regla)
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It's called Pan de Regla in Filipino. It is made from one-day old bread, egg, milk, sugar, some vanilla, and red food colorant. It's a favorite breakfast or mid-afternoon partner for coffee.

2. Body Odour Bread
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It's called Pan de Putok in Filipino. It is a bit crusty on the outside and it has a cracked top with sprinkled sugar.

3. Booger
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It's called Kulangot or Sundot Kulangot in Filipino. This is commonly sold up in Baguio. The taste is like a mix of sweet sticky rice and coconut jam. Simply break the pod and scoop it out.


4. Bloodied Soup
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It's called Dinuguan in Filipino. It's actually pork blood stew. The recipe uses pork blood, pork belly, vinegar, and chili. It's a favorite dish that goes with either rice or Filipino steamed rice cake.

5. Beaten (Battered) Chicken
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It's called Pinikpikan na Manok in Filipino and takes its name from the Ilocano dialect.  It is a chicken in broth dish. Cooks beat the chicken to death with a stick. This is done in the belief that the bruising of the flesh brings blood to the surface, thereby improving the taste of the dish. Though it may be a clear violation of the Philippine Animal Welfare Act of1998, this dish is openly offered in many Filipino restaurants. Yummyph gives an elaborate discussion here.

6. Adidas
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People know it's a well-known brand of footwear. At food stalls however, say Adidas and they know you mean barbecued chicken feet. It's a snack food, sometimes partnered with beer.


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