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.
The Philippine Nation
The Republic of the Philippines has a representative democracy modeled after the United States of America’s system of government.
Tectonic plates below the Philippines
Philippines are located in the western Pacific Ocean in Southeast Asia seated on the Pacific Ring of Fire which is a direct result of the tectonic plates.
Mango in general is the national fruit of the Philippines.
Philippine typical meals
Some typical meals with their Filipino names are:
Negros Oriental, also called Eastern Negros, is a province of the Philippines.
Masbate is an island province located in the Bicol Region and lies at the center of the Philippine archipelago.
Eastern Samar is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas Region.
La Union is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon.
Lanao Del Sur
Lanao del Sur is one of the provinces of the Philippines and is part of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).