Holidays are fast approaching! All souls days is coming this week and Christmas is just a month away. Along with these holidays are family reunions that we all cherish with our long missed relatives.
Of course, every family reunion comes with varieties of recipes our Tito‘s and Tita‘s share with one another. Today, we list down the 9 family reunion dishes that every Filipino will surely relate to.
Filipino Style Spaghetti
Due to it’s sweet and salty flavor, Filipino style Spaghetti is a children’s favorite. There will always be that one Tita who cooks and serves Filipino style Spaghetti’s with hotdog and cheese on top that is a big hit for our stepchildren.
Whether it’s a simple birthday celebration or family outing, we regularly see grilled dishes. Apart from its scrumptiousness, grilled dishes are also easy to cook which is why it is a go-to food for every Filipino family event. There are many Filipino grilled dishes, there’s the usual barbeque, inasal, grilled seafood, and many more.
Having varieties of flavors in one dish, Menudo is repeatedly seen in family gatherings. Even though cooking this dish requires a lot of work, the finished product is always worth the effort since it can be shared to a lot of people due to its many extenders and tasty flavor.
A mixed of peanut butter, vegetables, and beef, Kare-Kare is a favorite to a lot Filipinos for its exquisite taste. Even though the process of cooking can be pretty exhausting, Kare-Kare is the usually first dish to be consumed easily on the table.
Fried Chicken is every children’s favorite dish which is why we usually see them in family gatherings. Not only this is delicious and easy to eat, but fried chicken is also easy to cook. That is why every in-a-hurry Tita is always go for fried chicken when in rushing on a last minute party.
If you wanna go for something heavy and cheesy at the same time, then you can always go for a Baked Mac since this is usual in every Filipino family gathering. Baked Mac is favored by guests and family relatives who opt to eat something that needs no rice yet still heavy in the stomach.
Hotdog with Marshmallow on stick
Another child’s favorite, Hotdog with Marshmallow on stick is usual dish parents prepare on birthdays. However, in big families with lots of children, this dish is a favorite for it is easy to prepare and consume.
Heavy on the stomach and a sweet treat for everyone, Bico is constantly seen in family gatherings for it is an exquisite Filipino delicacy that we all enjoy. Apart from that, since Bico is made of sticky rice, this dish is heavy on the stomach and is people usually get easily tired of eating it.
Fruit salad/Buko Pandan
Fruit Salad or Buko Pandan are frequently the desserts we see in every Filipino family events. Aside from its familiar Pinoy taste, these desserts are easy to make and will cost for only less than 300.
Which of these Filipino dishes did you see in your family reunions?