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FILIPINO COMFORT FOOD

When Life Gives You Adobo, You Gotta Have Some!

 
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ABOUT ADOBO ESPECIAL

Ahh... Adobo! The timeless Filipino comfort food. Every family has their own version and every version brings with it some nostalgia - a walk down memory lane. 


Adobo Especial is a classic family recipe of this iconic Filipino dish. Soulfully prepared for everyone to enjoy.

 

A BRIEF HISTORY OF ADOBO

The Unofficial National Dish of the Philippines

Adobo is the unofficial national dish of the Philippines. There are hundreds of variations, but the basic idea remains constant, pork or chicken is slowly stewed in vinegar and soy sauce, peppercorns, garlic, and bay leaves. Adobo takes its name from the Spanish word adobado, which translates to “marinated,” but it appears that pre-Hispanic occupants of what later became the Philippines were making adobo before the Spanish came. The ancient version of this dish used vinegar and salt, as those were natural preservatives. When Chinese traders introduced soy sauce, adobo turned into the familiar dark-sauced dish that you’ll encounter around the country today. A good adobo defines what Filipino comfort food is all about.

 

HOW TO ORDER

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PICK UP LOCATION

Pacific Star Building Senator Gil Puyat Corner Makati Avenue Makati City, Philippines 1200