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Food is a very important part of a Filipino's life. No gathering would be complete without the lechon and so many other Filipino delicacies that we so enjoy. In my personal observation, it can be said that Filipinos seem to live simply for the pleasure of eating. You can't visitINTRODUCTION Description:

Food is a very important part of a Filipino’s life. No gathering would be complete without the lechon and so many other Filipino delicacies that we enjoy. Filipinos seem to live simply for the pleasure of eating, you cant visit a home without being offered a drink and food from the people there. It seems that the food and the Filipino have been deeply rooted together. It may be that through food that bring the Filipino family close together. So in this thesis, our group will be going to make a thesis about on a Specialty Restaurant, and we choose a Filipino Restaurant, because we still want to showcase our own national food rather than from different country. History:

History of Philippine Cuisine
By: Jennibeth Montejo Alojado
Philippine cuisine has evolved over several centuries due to the many Latin American and Spanish dishes brought to the Philippines during the Spanish colonial period. It has also received varying degrees of influence from Chinese, American and other Asian cuisine. Filipinos during the pre-Hispanic era in the Philippines prepared food by boiling, steaming or roasting. This ranged from the usual livestock such as kalabaw or water buffalos, cow, chickens and pigs to seafoods such as fish, shrimps, prawns, crustaceans and shellfish. There are a few places in the Philippines where the broad range in their diet extended to monitor lizards, snakes and locusts.

Filipinos have been cultivating rice and corn since the arrival of Austronesian people from Southern China and Taiwan in 3200 BC. They brought with them rice cultivation and a lot of other various traditions that are used in forms today. Pre-Hispanic trade with other Asian nations...
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