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

April 6, 2019

Lechon, liempo, crispy pata, and sinigang na baboy (among many other dishes) really prove that pork is the one thing that cannot be removed from a traditional Filipino diet. Since our country is known for maximizing animals by utilizing all of its parts, it follows suit that we have our own names for all our favorite pig parts.


Curious about what to call other animal parts, plants, spices, and 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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6 responses to “Pepper’s English-Filipino Cheat Sheet: Common Pork Cuts”

  1. Tara Cagadoc says:

    Which part of the pig is Kasim? I guess somewhere near the loins? Thank you! 🙂

  2. HPM says:

    I think you missed kasim

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