Pepper’s English-Filipino Cheat Sheet: Common Chicken Cuts

April 7, 2019

Whether marinated for hours or sprinkled with salt and pepper, our familiarity with chicken’s the reason why we default to choosing it whenever we’re at a loss at what to eat. It’s also probably the reason why we think all strange meat tastes like chicken. For today’s English-Filipino Cheat Sheet, we introduce and re-introduce you to the local names for the main chicken parts.


Curious about what to call other animal parts, plants, spices, or other common ingredients in Filipino? Let us know what terms you want translated or need help with by commenting below.

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Gela is a young adult slowly settling into her late twenties. She likes to make a mess in the kitchen when no one’s looking, dance till dawn on long weekends, and dream about beef on lazy afternoons. On some days she learns how to write good in graduate school. Her life goals include sashaying somewhat like Beyonce and to write a cover story on Leonardo di Caprio.

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