Exotic Foods of Philippines

Exotic Foods of Philippines

In Philippines, you can find different exotic foods that most Filipino people are usually serve on their table during meal time or during special occasion as part of their tradition and ceremony.

Have you tried to eat foods that are not commonly eaten by human? Foods that looks weird and unfamiliar. Sometimes exotic foods are dangerous to our health, as we don’t know what kind of food it is and what kind of nutrients that can we get from it. In Philippines, you can find different exotic foods that most Filipino people are usually serve on their table during meal time or during special occasion as part of their tradition and ceremony. 

1.BALUT

It is boiled duck’s egg age 16-18 days old, and this egg is nearly-developed embryo. Filipino people believed that this kind of exotic food is considered to have high protein and also believed to be an aphrodisiac that can give more improvements for sexual performance. It is usually sold nearby streets, boulevards and other places that are known as snack spot or place where you can find different kind of foods for sale and ready to eat. Eating this kind of exotic food is not just simple eating without art; it is the best while it’s hot, and you can not just open it without determining where the best spot to break, there are two parts of egg where the one is for opening spot which you can find hallow inside. The other spot is covered with hard shell where the hard part of the white egg is located when it cooked. This food is best when you have vinegar, salt and lemon juice.   Pilipino people are eating these foods usually during night time before sleeping of before dinner.

 

2.  KAMARO

This is one of the insect that commonly found inside your house during night time but usually they are living under the soft soil and they are getting outside during rainy season. I just remember one brand of RTW items which is Kamaro, it was originated at Philippines and one of exotic foods of Filipino people. According to them, this is the most delicious foods during drinking sessions. They used to cook this insect at any form of dish as long as it taste delicious but commonly they cooked in way of frying or fried kamaro. Before cooking this kind of exotic food you must removed the wings and the legs to avoid scratchy texture while eating it.

3.STUFFED FROG

Some frogs are known as poisonous creature as they have poison substance secreted in their body, and this poisonous substance can kill human in minute. But Filipino people are used to make dish from the flesh of Frog or they called it stuffed frog. According to them, it tastes like chicken at first and they are 

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PARAM, posted this comment on Aug 13th, 2010

Nice share.

Likha, posted this comment on Aug 14th, 2010

Kamaro ang hindi ko pa natitikman. Saang probinsiya ba ito delicacy? Interesting post.

papaleng, posted this comment on Aug 15th, 2010

Kamaro or camamaro is a delicacy from Pampanga, madalas kaming manghuli nyan sa bukid or bibili kami sa palengke, 5 pesos/can of milk. Cricket sa English ang kamaro. Why did you not include fried or adobong Beetle (salagubang), masarap din yan. syempre nakatikim na rin ako.

don galang, posted this comment on Aug 26th, 2010

PWEDE PO MALAMAN where pwede matikman this adobong camaro delicacy? Thanks.

bobie, posted this comment on Aug 26th, 2010

its from pampangga. . .

sittie rohelmina adtiz, posted this comment on Oct 12th, 2010

can you help me find the exotic food of the ivatan of batanes?
pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeee?i just badly need it. ASAP..thanks!;)
PEACE!!!

gUia18, posted this comment on Oct 14th, 2010

before, talagang kumakain ako ng stuffed frog..and i assure you guys, soooooooo masarap…

Jack Jones, posted this comment on Dec 13th, 2010

kamaro is full of protein than balut……

bing tropia, posted this comment on Jan 23rd, 2011

… sa pangasinan.. luzon part ng norh ang pangasinan… madami yan ara-rawan.. lalo na pag-anihan ….

Likha, posted this comment on Mar 9th, 2011

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Likha, posted this comment on Mar 9th, 2011

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real lady, posted this comment on Mar 10th, 2011

I like your article but I do not like to eat those. :( Kind of scared to try.

Likha, posted this comment on Mar 23rd, 2011

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angie17, posted this comment on Jun 30th, 2011

ang sarap sarap ng kamaro.. haha. mdami nyan pag anihan atsaka pag umuulan.. super sarap nyan grabe. pinakafavorite ko yan among the exotic foods we have in philippines. :) ) yum!yum! madami smin nyan.

bobie, posted this comment on Jun 30th, 2011

what? angie..kumakain ka kamaro? di pa ako naka try nito..

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