Product Review: Comparing Our Best-Selling Filipino Snacks

At FilStop, the leading Filipino online grocery in the US, we receive lots of orders every day for chips. Let us introduce you to the crowd favorites and know why everyone can’t get enough of them. Nova Calories: 140 Known for its thin crispy ridges, you can distinctly notice the oats on each chip’s surface. …

Going Healthy with Vegan Filipino Food

Almost two months have already passed since the start of the New Year. Did you put leading a healthier life at the top of your resolutions? If yes, were you able to stick with the positive changes you’ve started, or did you only do it for the first month? Making a conscious choice to eat…

Filipino Comfort Food to Make You Feel Warm this Winter

How do you like waking up on a Saturday morning to see the temperature drop to 37 degrees? Not a lot of people enjoy this season because of the melancholic mood it brings. But still, there’s pleasure in curling up in your soft, fuzzy blanket with a warm cup of hot chocolate on the one…

Uses For Patis

What Are The Best Uses for Filipino Fish Sauce Fish sauce, more commonly known among Filipinos as patis, is a condiment widely used across Southeast Asia (Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, etc.). If you haven’t come across this ingredient, it has a watery consistency with a salty, fishy taste. For the first-timers, opening a bottle might leave…

Filipino-Style Thanksgiving

Pinoy-Style Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is one of the major holidays that most people look forward to every year. It all started with the Pilgrims and Native Americans way back 1621. They had a three-day celebration as a way of saying thanks for a successful harvest. Have you ever wondered why we don’t celebrate this holiday in…

Pinoy Hotcake

Filipino Hotcake Philippines is a hotbed of unique and exotic cuisine. From the world-famous adobo to the equally-popular banana cue, you won’t run out of flavors to try your tastebuds on. Well, here’s a simple street food that maybe you’ve never heard before if you didn’t attend any of the schools in the Philippines—the hotcake….

Banana Cue

Banana Cue: A Favorite Street Food Banana cue, one of the most popular snacks and a street food favorite. In another blog post, we talked about how the Philippines is so rich in bananas that we seriously have a different kind of banana for every meal. Well, maybe not for EVERY meal, but you get…

Pinaypay Na Saging

The Philippines is a tropical country. If you didn’t know that, then I suggest planning your next vacation there. Along with being tropical, the country boasts of some of the best-tasting fruits in the world. I’m not exaggerating. Again, get over there and see for yourself. Once you finally decide to purchase the tickets, FYI—bananas…

The Worldwide Influence Of Chop Suey

Did you know that Chop Suey literally means “mixed small bits” or “odds and ends”? In the culinary world, chop suey just refers to a type of stew made of various ingredients mixed together. Chop suey is not just a dish that is known to Filipinos. It is a popular Chinese dish that has spread…

It’s Chicken Tinola!

Not only is this dish healthy but it is also delicious and inexpensive. Chicken is usually used in this dish. Ginger, onions, native “sili” (chili) leaves, a small green papaya, garlic, fish sauce (“patis”) are the needed ingredients. It is easy and quick to prepare this delicious dish. The chicken is sautéed in oil with…