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Fusing Malaysian, Chinese and Spanish influences, Filipino cuisine is varied and very tasty. Lots of rice, naturally, but also pork, chicken and fish such as the delectable tilapia, served with soy or calamansi (similar to lime) based sauces. The national dish is abodo, often pork or chicken served with a slightly spicy garlic, soy and vinegar sauce. Lechon meanwhile, (suckling roast pig), is usually eaten at large celebrations or fiestas. On the streets, you can pick up snacks such as chicken skewers, grilled banana, lumpia (spring rolls) or bagoong, a shrimp or fish paste eaten with green mango. You will also find a great variety of succulent fruit: pineapple, watermelon, paw paw, coconut, different varieties of banana and some of the juiciest mangoes you'll ever lay your hands on!