Filipino Pork


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By Tom Parker Bowles

Published 2013

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Filipino food is one of Asia’s great hidden secrets. We ‘go out’ for a Thai green chicken curry, ‘slurp’ a Vietnamese pho and ‘murder’ a Chinese. Yet what about the food of the Philippines, a country that looks both east and west (thanks to over half a century of occupation by the Spanish and then Americans)? It’s not as vivid and spicy as most Thai food, nor as delicate as Vietnamese. Vinegar is of huge importance, and many dishes tend towards the sweet. But I had a blast in Manila,