HELMET

In the Philippines, the English word “helmet” not only refers to the protective headgear worn by motorcyclists and the like — it’s also Filipino slang for grilled chicken heads, sold as a snack by roadside stalls.
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ENSAYMADA

from the the Catalan word ensaïmada, referring to the pastry associated with the Spanish island of Majorca

Ensaymada

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BIBINGKA

One of the most beloved Christmastime treats in the Philippines.

Bibingka on Banana Leaves

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KWAPAO

This word is from the Chinese kwa pao (剮包).

Kwapao

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