" Filipino Street Chow: When and Where You Can Find Them”

By Avant-Garde Plata

When you have a modest amount of money therefore you want to enjoy, the first thing that comes to mind is (No. Certainly not McDonald's McSavers) street foodstuff. And why is that, you ask? The reason is , they are inexpensive and you can see them almost everywhere. They are found on the curb in stalls or perhaps they are distributed by most people on hand-pushed or bicycle-driven carts. You can see the whenever of the day. They are generally seen in places that there are many people that pass by just like schools, chapels, markets and PUV ports. There are many types of streets foods plus they sometimes differ on the position. But some avoid. Like the underworld kwek-kwek (fried quail egg in yellow-colored batter), balut(, and projectiles (fishballs, squid balls, and so forth ).

Filipino streets foods are generally skewered over a stick. They are usually fried or barbecued. Many are ready to take in while some are cooked on the spot. You can also ask the vendor to reheat the foods if it went cold. They can be dipped in a number of sauces. Discover Sweet Marinade, Sweet and Spicy Spices, Vinegar, and Spicy Vinegar. I noticed why these sauces are often contained in used coffee containers and Stick-O jars to get small time suppliers and gallon containers for large stalls.

. Chicken innards will be one of the most popular street food aside from kwek-kwek and balut. Ask any individual what is " isaw”(chicken intestines), Betamax(pig's blood), and adidas(chicken feet) and they'll tell you these are regions of chicken over a stick.

There are street food that only appear during a particular time of the year. Such as the puto bumbong (a form of rice cake which is sticky and purple in color. It is dished up with roughly grated coconut and sugar) and bibingka (type of wedding cake made from galapong and rice flour typically topped with salted duck's egg and cheese) which is only offered during Christmastime, usually outside the house churches....