Many countries have imported longganisa in their markets and stores, but it's not the same as the savory ones with garlic and pepper that are found in Pampanga.
Dirty ice cream
It's not necessarily always dirty, but dirty ice cream is definitely ALWAYS good. The only way to really enjoy this delicious treat is to get it from one of those tiny push carts found in the Philippines.
A sizzling plate of Sisig (which consists of fried pig parts) is a must for any night on the town. Eating a greasy plate of Sisig is a good way to make sure you're not hungover the next day.
Many people go crazy for McDonald's or Burger King, but any Filipino expat knows that there is no better fast food than Jollibee.
Tender juicy hotdogs
Like the name suggests, these hotdogs are nothing but tender and juicy (not to mention DELICIOUS). They'll have you hoping you're a little kid back home in the Philippines all over again.
Empanadas from Ilocanos
Making empanadas is not an easy task, as it's pretty difficult to perfect the taste, texture and cheesy goodness of any recipe. The women of Ilocanos sure know what they're doing.
There's no way you can replicate Palabok outside of the Philippines. The BEST natural ingredients needed to give it that delicious flavor and aroma can only be found in the Philippines.
All Filipinos know that there's nothing better than anticipating the crispiness of a Lechon that's cooking in the comfort of your own home.
Queso de bola
Queso de bola should definitely be the cheese of choice for any cheese and cracker enthusiast.
Chicharon bulaklak is a specialty dish made from pork innards. Every Filipino knows that it's essential to partner up this delicious snack with a cup of beer to truly bring out the salty flavor.
Everyone loves mangoes! They're sweet and delicious but they're especially good when they're from the Philippines.
This kid knows that fish balls are one of the tastiest treats you can get your hands on.
The Filipino version of pancakes, Bibingka is a tasty snack that's best when served with salted eggs, melted butter and coconut shavings. So good!