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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.

Deutsch: Pili / Español: Pili / Português: Pili / Français: Pili / Italiano: Pili

Pili refers to the edible nuts of the Pili tree (Canarium ovatum), which is native to the Philippines. The tree is part of the Burseraceae family and is known for its hardy nature, thriving in the volcanic soil of the Bicol region of the Philippines. Pili nuts are celebrated for their rich, buttery flavor and high nutritional value, making them a prized ingredient in both savory dishes and desserts.

Deutsch: Schweinefleisch / Español: Puerco / Português: Porco / Français: Porc / Italiano: Maiale

Puerco refers to pork, the culinary name for meat derived from domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus). It is a versatile meat widely consumed worldwide, known for its rich flavor, high fat content, and tender texture when cooked. Pork is used in various culinary traditions and can be prepared in numerous ways, including roasting, frying, grilling, and stewing.

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