An image from the cookbook, The Food of The Philippines, by Reynaldo G. Alejandro.

What is Filipino food? Cookbook attempts to define the cuisine of ‘cultural exchange’

  • Adobo, pancit, sinigang, fried chicken, arroz caldo – how many, if any, of these dishes can be called Filipino food given their foreign culinary influences?
  • The Food of the Philippines, by Reynaldo G. Alejandro, explores the rich culinary traditions of the archipelagic nation
Topic |   The Philippines

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An image from the cookbook, The Food of The Philippines, by Reynaldo G. Alejandro.
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Susan Jung

Susan Jung

Susan Jung trained as a pastry chef and worked in hotels, restaurants and bakeries in San Francisco, New York and Hong Kong, before joining the Post. She is academy chair for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan for the World's 50 Best Restaurants and Asia's 50 Best Restaurants.