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.
Although the Spaniards controlled the Philippines for 333 years, the Spanish language could never prevail in the country.
The Filipino and Filipina, commonly known as Pinoy and Pinay in local language, are made up of several ethnic groups that speak Austronesian languages.
Indigenous Religious Beliefs and Practices in the Philippines
Though religion in the Philippines has been influenced by western religions, they still maintain a distinct Southeast Asian flavor in their spiritual beliefs and practices.
Mango in general is the national fruit of the Philippines.
Biliran is the fourth smallest province in the Philippines and is located in the Eastern Visayas region.
Bohol is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas Region, consisting of Bohol Island and 75 minor surrounding islands.
Batangas is a first class province of the Philippines located in the southwestern part Luzon in the CALABARZON region.
Surigao Del Norte
Surigao del Norte is one of the five provinces located in the CARAGA region which is situated in the northeastern tip of Mindanao Island.
Named after the second president of the Philippines, Manuel L.