A Visual Guide to Philippine Food



A Visual Guide to Philippine Food is an illustrated compendium of interesting stories about Philippine food. It aims to present the wide array of Filipino food in a sumptuous and delectable way.

Using mouthwatering images, fun infographics, and fancy illustrations, this book reaches out to the younger generation to make them taste and experience these native dishes that they may or may not be familiar with. Inside this book one will find interesting historical background, trivia, featured recipes, activities, and vivid descriptions of the dishes themselves.

A Visual Guide to Philippine Food includes the following chapters:

  • Almusal: The Meal of the Champions
  • Fish, Fish, Fish All Day, Every Day
  • Adobo Is Where Home Is
  • The Indigenous Plate
  • Merrier with Meryenda
  • Best Food Forward
  • Eateries All the Way
  • Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: The Filipino Way
  • Street Food Stop
  • Adding the Oomph to Filipino Dishes
  • Pasalubong, Please!


About the collection

Referencia Moderna's Visual Guide Series is a collection of brilliantly illustrated reference books for young readers. With fun facts, trivia, and images, these new reference titles will help nurture the children’s love for the country, their cultural identity, as well as their love for reading.

Exciting games and activities are also embedded at the end of every chapter of each book to provide an interactive experience to the readers. A Visual Guide to Manila-Acapulco Galleons pioneered the launch of this series in 2019. Other books include: A Visual Guide to Philippine Fauna, A Visual Guide to Philippine Flora, A Visual Guide to Philippine Games, A Visual Guide to Philippine Pre-Colonial Philippines, A Visual Guide to Philippine Geography, and A Visual Guide to Philippine Folklore.

About the author

Ma. Lourdes B. Aguinaldo has been with the Vibal Group for over two decades serving in various capacities, the most current being as editor-in-chief for K to 10 textbooks. She has authored and edited a series of private school textbooks under the Vibal imprint. Prior to joining the publishing company, Aguinaldo worked in the field of corporate communications for many years.


A Visual Guide to Philippine Food

256 pages ; 21.59 cm x 27.94 cm
ISBN 978-971-07-5668-1


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