May 04 2014

Food Names in English and Filipino

A selection of Food Names in English and Filipino Translations

 

Filipino  = English
Abitsuelas  = Baguio String Beans
Abukado  = Avocado
Achuete  = Annatto Seeds (Food Colouring E160b)
Adidas  = Chicken Feet
Adobo  = Braised Meat
Alimasag  = Crab
Alugbati  = Spinach
Ampalaya  = Bitter Melon
Apahap  = Sea Bass
Apulid  = Water Chestnut
Aratiles  = Jamaica Cherry, Muntingia
Aseytuna  = Olive
Asparagus  = Asparagus
Atis  = Sugar Apple
Atsuete  = Annatto Seeds (Food Colouring E160b)
Bagoong  = A Condiment Made From Shrimps Or Fish Paste
Bagoong Isda  = Fish Paste
Balimbing  = Starfruit / Carambola
Balut  = Unhatched Duckling
Banana Leaf  = Banana Leaf
Bangus  = Milkfish
Bataw  = Edible Bean, alternative medicine
Bawang  = Garlic
Bayabas  = Guava
Betamax  = Black pudding, blood pudding or blood sausage.
Bihon  = Rice Noodle
Binagoongan  = A simple Filipino recipe
Brocolli  = Brocolli
Buko  = Young Coconut
Buntot  = Oxtail
Buntot Ng Baka  = Oxtail
Caimito  = Star Apple
Calamansi  = Philippine lime
Calamares  = Deep Fried Squid Rings
Carrot  = Carrot
Cauliflower  = Cauliflower
Cheese Corn  = Corn baked with a cheese sauce
Chesa  = Eggfruit
Chorizo  = Spanish Sausage
Dahon Ng Gabi  = Taro Leaves
Dahon Ng Sili  = Chili Leaves
Daing  = Dried Fish Or Picked Fish
Dalandan  = Native Lemon
Dalanghita  = Mandarin Orange
Dayap  = Lime
Duhat  = Native Blackberry
Durian  = Durian Fruit
Estofado  = A Stewed or Braised recipe
Fishballs/Squidballs  = Fishballs/Squidballs
Galapong  = Rice Dough Made Of Glutinous Rice
Gata  = Coconut Milk
Giniling Na Baboy  = Ground Pork
Halayang Ube  = Purple Yam Jam
Hugas Bigas  = Water From Washed Rice
Husked Rice  = Husked Rice
Inihaw  = Charcoal-Grilled Or Broiled
Isaw  = Grilled Chicken Intestines
Kabilugan  = Round Beef
Kabute  = Mushroom
Kahel  = Orange
Kaimito  = Star Apple
Kakang Gata  = Coconut Cream
Kalabasa  = Pumpkin
Kalabasa  = Squash
Kalamansi  = Philippine Lemon
Kamatis  = Tomato
Kamias  = Acidic Fruit From The Cucumber Tree
Kamote  = Sweet Potato
Kamoteng Kahoy  = Cassava
Kangkong  = Watercress, Morning Glory, Swamp Cabbage, Water Spinach
Kanin  = Cooked Rice
Kaong  = Sugar Palm
Karot  = Carrot
Kasim  = Pork Shoulder
Kasoy  = Cashew
Kesong Puti  = White Carabao Or Water Buffalo Cheese
Kikiam  = Chinese Sausage
Kinchay  = Celery / Chinese Leek
Kinilaw  = Cooked By Steeping In Vinegar
Kintsay  = Celery / Chinese Leek
Kundol  = Wax Gourd
Kwek-Kwek  = Small Quail Eggs Boiled With Flour
Labanos  = White Radish
Langka  = Jackfruit
Latik  = Coconut Curd
Lechon  = Roast Meat Usually Spit-Roasted
Lechon Manok  = Roast Chicken
Lechon Sauce  = Sauce Served With Roast Pork Made Of Finely Ground Pork Liver
Lemonsito  = Native Lemon
Librilyo  = Ox Tripe
Lomo  = Tenderloin
Lumpia  = Spring Roll
Lumpia Wrapper  = Rice Flour Crepe Wrapper For Spring Roll
Luya  = Ginger
Macapuno  = Coconut With A Soft Fleshy Meat
Mais  = Corn
Malagkit  = Sticky Rice, Glutinous Rice
Malunggay  = Horseradish Leaves
Mane  = Peanut
Mangga  = Mango
Mangosteen  = Mangosteen
Mani  = Peanut
Mansanas  = Apple
Melon  = Melon
Mga Prutas  = Fruits
Miso  = Fermented Soybean Paste
Mustasa  = Mustard
Nata De Coco  = Coconut Gel Usually Packed In Heavy Syrup
Okra  = Okra
Pakwan  = Watermelon
Palay  = Unhusked Rice
Pan De Sal  = Bread  Traditional Filipino Crusty Roll
Pancit Canton  = Yellowdried Chinese Noodles
Pancit Molo  = Wonton Soup
Pandan  = Fragrant Screw-Pine
Papaya  = Papaya
Pastel  = Pot Pie
Pata  = Animal Trotter
Patani  = Lima Beans
Patatas  = Potato
Patis  = Fish Sauce
Patola  = Luffa Squash
Pechay  = Chinese Cabbage Bok Choy
Pesa  = Stewed In Ginger, Garlic, And Onion
Petsay  = Chinese Cabbage Bok Choy
Pigue  = Pork Rump
Pimiento  = Large Red Sweet Pepper, Usually Canned
Pinipig  = Rice Crispies, Immature Rice
Pinya  = Pineapple
Pipino  = Cucumber
Pugo  = Duck Or Chicken Egg. A Larger Version Of Kwek-Kwek
Queso De Bola  = Edam Cheese from Holland
Rambutan  = Rambutan
Repolyo  = Cabbage
Saba  = Cooking Banana Variety
Saging  = Bananas
Sago  = Starch From The Pith Of The Sago Plant
Sago’T Gulaman  = Sweet Drink Made With Gelatin
Saluyot  = Jute
Sampalok  = Tamarind
Santol  = Santol
Sayote  = Chayote,  Tropical Squash
Shrimp Juice  = Shrimp Juice
Sibuyas  = Onion
Sigarilyas  = Winged Bean
Siling Labuyo  = Chili Pepper
Siling Labuyo  = Bird’S Eye Chili
Siling Pangsigang, Siling Haba  = Green Finger Pepper, Long Green Chili That Is Mildly Hot
Siling Pari  = Bell Pepper
Sinangag  = Fried Garlic Rice
Singkamas  = Jicama / Turnip
Singkamas  = Turnip, Yam Bean
Sinigang  = Sour Soup
Sinigang Powder  = Instant Powder With Dried Tamarind, Guava, Or Kamias.
Siomai  = Chinese Inspired Dumpling
Siopao  = Chinese Inspired Meat Bun
Sitaw / Sitao  = String Beans
Sorbetes  = Home Made Ice Cream
Soya  = Soya
Suha  = Pomelo
Suka  = Vinegar Made From Sugarcane, Coconut, Or Nipa Juice
Sukang Sinamak  = Vinegar Dip With Garlic, Ginger and Chili
Tadyang Ng Baka  = Beef Ribs
Tagiliran  = Beef Sirloin
Talong  = Eggplant
Tambakol  = Tuna
Tanguige  = Wahoo, Mackerel
Tapa  = Beef Jerky
Toge / Togue / Togi  = Mung Bean Sprouts
Torta  = Omelet
Tubo  = Sugarcane
Tukneneng  = Quail Eggs Boiled With Flour
Ubas  = Grapes
Upo  = Bottle Gourd
Wansuy  = Cilantro Leaves
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