Filipino food, surprisingly, overlaps with Latin food in more ways than one. The entire cuisine, which takes some of its influences from Spanish food, includes lechón, adobo and more.
Ahead, see which Filipino dishes a Latino foodie should savor first and foremost.
Lumpia, known as "Filipino eggrolls", are filled with pork, cabbage and other ingredients, and fried to crisp perfection.
This slow-roasted chicken stew uses veggies such as peppers, potatoes and carrots, and usually some added spice that Latinos will love.
These sweet, sticky rice cakes are a staple in a Phillipine household.
This pineapple chicken dish is a go-to entrée for its hearty and sweet and savory flavors.
The Filipino diet uses adobo, too, but differs from the authentic Mexican blend by stewing chicken or pork in vinegar and soy sauce.
...And for dessert, a traditioal Filipino sponge cake known as mamon that's as common as flan.
This beef stew can be compared to sancocho, chock full of hearty meat, veggies and a rich brown tomato sauce.