Top 10 Filipino Goodies You Can Buy in the Streets of the Philippines

Hello Bite Buddies! I’m here again to share something interesting and this time it is not about chocolates or any other sweets! I want to share this because I am a really proud pinoy. I also want everyone to know what Philippines can offer that can’t be found in any other countries. ONLY HERE IN THE PHILIPPINES!

So here it is:

1. Kamote-cue is sweet potato that’s coated with brown sugar and deep-fried in oil; several large pieces are served on a thin bamboo skewer.

Kamote cue

2. Banana-cue is saba (a fat cooking variety of banana) that’s coated with brown sugar and deep-fried in oil; one large one or two small bananas are served on a skewer.banana cue

3. Kwek-Kwek are hard-boiled quail eggs coated with batter and then deep-fried. Tokneneng is the term when chicken eggs are used.

kwek kwek

4.  Fish balls are round, airy fish-flavored dough deep-fried in oil and then skewered on a stick; various dipping sauces are provided. Squid balls and chicken balls are recent variations.

fish balls

5.  Adidas are grilled chicken feet on skewers; named after the three stripes in the German shoe company’s logo


6. Walkmen are pig ears that are marinated and then grilled on skewers


7. Turon is banana wrapped like a spring roll and deep fried; jackfruit is sometimes included in the filling


8. Betamax is chicken or pig’s blood that’s dried and roasted; served cut into small cubes


9.  Taho is a drink made from soft bean curd sweetened with caramel syrup.. You can spot a taho vendor from afar carrying two large metal cans suspended on a stick over his shoulder.


10. Iskrambol is a sweet, slushy milk-based drink that’s a favorite of Filpino children. There’s always an iskrambol vendor near elementary schools.