Glossary of Ingredients

Know How An Ingredient Is Called In The Philippines

  • green beans - baguio beans
  • banana pepper - siling mahaba, siling pangsigang, siling Tagalog, finger chili
  • bean sprouts - toge
  • beef - baka
  • black pepper - paminta
  • cabbage - repolyo
  • chicken - manok
  • coconut milk - gata ng niyog
  • dried bay leaves - laurel
  • egg - itlog
  • eggplant - talong
  • fish - isda
  • fish sauce - patis
  • garlic - bawang
  • ginger - luya
  • milkfish - bangus
  • mung beans - munggo, monggo
  • onion - sibuyas
  • pepper corn - pamintang buo
  • pork - baboy
  • pork belly - liempo
  • pork shoulder - kasim
  • potato - patatas
  • radish - labanos
  • salt - asin
  • sili - pepper
  • soy sauce - toyo
  • spare ribs - buto-buto
  • squash - kalabasa
  • string beans - sitaw
  • sugar - asukal
  • swamp cabbage - kangkong
  • tamarind - sampalok
  • taro - gabi
  • tofu - tokwa
  • tomato - kamatis
  • vinegar - suka
  • water - tubig
  • balsam-pear - ampalaya
  • balsam-pear leafy tips - ampalaya leaves, dahon ng ampalaya