Get to Know Local Food
Danggit, otap, and other local delicacies can be found here. Beware! You'll surely feel the urge to take a bite of Cebu's best local food.
The ginataan and biko are popular Filipino desserts or snacks served during birthdays and other special events in the country. However, they are especially cooked and eaten during the Holy Week in Cebu and other Visayan islands on Good Friday, […]
The puso or hanging rice is a distinctive food product originating from the province of Cebu and a local version of the Ketupat or rice dumpling found in Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, and Singapore. The puso consists of cooked rice wrapped […]
The ampao is a sweet puffed rice cake that originated in the municipality of Carcar, Cebu. It is one of the famous delicacies in Cebu because of its sweet and crispy taste. It is also an inexpensive snack of Cebuanos […]
The otap is an oval-shaped puff pastry that is about four to six inches long and about two inches wide. The surface of the otap looks very crumpled and is sprinkled with sugar that has somewhat hardened on the otap. The crumpled look of the otap is what makes it very fragile and easily to break into bits of pieces when you bite it...
Lechón is the Spanish word for suckling pig and in the Philippines, it connotes a whole roasted pig or “ litsong baboy,” in the local language. The process of cooking the lechón involves the whole pig or piglet that has been...