How Filipino Favourites Are Taking Over Your Street Food Market

Fried banana is popular all through South East Asia (for good reason!)

Fried banana is popular all through South East Asia (for good reason!)

Everywhere you look in western capitals, pork abodo and lechon are springing up on the menu. Ranging from outstanding to off the wall, the cuisine is highly flavoured and usually barbecued. For the really brave, there is Balut, a fried unhatched chick which is unbelievably popular with Filipinos. If you've not had the pleasure of sampling this pork and chilli heavy street food just yet, this expert tour of Manila's scene is a perfect introduction.