Filipino Cooking Methods
Cooking methods in the Philippines may appear strange to foreigners at first glance.
Philippie urban and rural classification
In the Philippines, areas are classified as either urban or rural.
The Filipino and Filipina, commonly known as Pinoy and Pinay in local language, are made up of several ethnic groups that speak Austronesian languages.
Geography of the Philippines
The Republic of the Philippines is an archipelago, which lies in Southeast Asia, comprising 7,107 islands with a total land area of 300,000 km² about 1000 of its islands are inhabited, and less than one-half of these islands are larger than 2.
The Filipino cuisine combines Spanish-Mexican, Chinese, Indian, Japanese and even American influences that have affected the regional cuisines of different ethnic groups in the Philippines.
Oriental Mindoro, located about 140 km southwest of Manila, is a province of the Philippines located in the island of Mindoro under the MIMAROPA region in Luzon.
Sarangani is a province of the Philippines located in the SOCCKSARGEN region in Mindanao.
Nueva Ecija is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in Central Luzon region.
Lanao Del Norte
Lanao del Norte is a province of the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region.
Maguindanao is a province of the Philippines located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).