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Deutsch: Pinais na Isda / Español: Pinais na Isda / Português: Pinais na Isda / Français: Pinais na Isda / Italiano: Pinais na Isda

Pinais na Isda is a traditional Filipino dish that involves wrapping fish or shrimp in banana leaves with a mixture of coconut milk, garlic, ginger, and sometimes other ingredients like tomatoes or chili peppers. The wrapped fish is then steamed or grilled, allowing the flavors to infuse into the seafood while keeping it moist and tender. This cooking method not only imparts a distinct aroma and flavor but also preserves the fish, a technique deeply rooted in Filipino culinary tradition.

Deutsch: Papaya (Hilaw) / Español: Papaya (Verde) / Português: Papaia (Verde) / Français: Papaye (Verte) / Italiano: Papaya (Verde)

Papaya (Hilaw) refers to the unripe, green papaya fruit commonly used in various culinary applications across Southeast Asia and parts of Latin America. Unlike its ripe counterpart, which is sweet and typically eaten fresh, green papaya has a firm texture and a mild, almost neutral flavor, making it an excellent ingredient in salads, stews, and as a meat tenderizer due to its natural enzyme, papain.

Deutsch: Pancit Canton / Español: Pancit Canton / Português: Pancit Canton / Français: Pancit Canton / Italiano: Pancit Canton

Pancit Canton is a traditional Filipino noodle dish that is both versatile and beloved across the Philippines. It is made with wheat noodles, which are stir-fried and mixed with a variety of meats like chicken, pork, or shrimp, and an assortment of vegetables such as carrots, cabbage, and bell peppers. Seasoned with soy sauce, oyster sauce, or fish sauce, Pancit Canton is known for its savory flavor and is often garnished with slices of lemon or calamansi (a small, round citrus fruit common in the Philippines) to add a touch of brightness.

Deutsch: Pancit Bihon / Español: Pancit Bihon / Português: Pancit Bihon / Français: Pancit Bihon / Italiano: Pancit Bihon

Pancit Bihon in the food context refers to a popular Filipino noodle dish made from bihon (thin rice noodles) and a variety of other ingredients such as sliced meat (usually chicken, pork, or shrimp), vegetables (commonly cabbage, carrots, and green beans), and sometimes seafood. The dish is seasoned with soy sauce, and occasionally fish sauce or oyster sauce, for added flavor. Pancit Bihon is known for its versatility and is a staple at Filipino gatherings and celebrations, symbolizing long life and good health according to Filipino tradition.

Deutsch: Eingelegter Milchfisch / Español: Leche de pescado en vinagre / Português: Peixe-leite em conserva / Français: Maquereau lait mariné / Italiano: Pesce latte in aceto

Paksiw na Bangus in the food context refers to a traditional Filipino dish made with bangus (milkfish), which is cooked in vinegar, garlic, and spices. This method of cooking, known as "paksiw," involves simmering fish (or sometimes meat) in a vinegar-based sauce, which imparts a tangy flavor and acts as a preservative. The dish often includes other ingredients such as ginger, peppercorns, and sometimes vegetables like bitter gourd (ampalaya) or eggplant to enhance the taste and nutrition of the dish.

Deutsch: Hühnerfüße / Español: Patas de pollo / Português: Pés de galinha / Français: Pieds de poulet / Italiano: Piedi di pollo

Paa ng Manok in the food context refers to chicken feet, a delicacy and common ingredient in various cuisines around the world, including Filipino, Chinese, and other Asian cuisines, as well as in some parts of South America and Africa. In the Philippines, chicken feet are used in a variety of dishes, such as soups, stews, and particularly in a popular dish known as "Adidas," which is grilled or barbecued chicken feet marinated in a mixture of vinegar, soy sauce, and spices.

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