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    21 Delicious Filipino Breakfasts That Are Actually Hangover Cures

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    1. Tapsilog

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    What it is: Marinated beef, egg, and fried rice.

    Why it's awesome: The classic soy sauce marinade makes everything better. It's perfect for when you want to kickstart your day with something good or when you're nursing a hangover. Recipe here.

    2. Longsilog

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    What it is: Pinoy-style sausages (longganisa) with egg and fried rice.

    Why it's awesome: The taste of the sausages may vary from region to region, but one thing remains the same: "Extra rice pa nga!" Recipe here and here.

    3. Tocilog

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    What it is: Sweetened pork (tocino), egg, and fried rice.

    Why it's awesome: Tocino is the Filipino counterpart to bacon. Which means you can have it morning, noon, and night. Recipe here.

    4. Spamsilog

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    What it is: Canned meat, egg, and fried rice.

    Why it's awesome: Who doesn't like spam? Spam is love. Spam is life. Recipe here.

    5. Tuyo and Egg

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    What it is: Salted dried fish (tuyo), egg, fried rice, and tomato.

    Why it's awesome: The combination of the salty tuyo, hearty eggs, and sweet tomatoes is DA BOMB. Recipe here.

    6. Daing na Bangus

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    What it is: Milkfish marinated in vinegar, garlic, salt, and pepper.

    Why it's awesome: Milkfish (bangus) isn't the Philippines' national fish for nothing. Recipe here.

    7. Danggit

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    What it is: Sun-dried rabbitfish.

    Why it's awesome: It's like eating chicharon for breakfast, but it's okay because, you know, it's fish. Recipe here.

    8. Dilis

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    What it is: Dried crispy anchovies.

    Why it's awesome: It's like eating chicharon for breakfast, but it's okay because it's also fish. Only smaller. Recipe here.

    9. Champorado

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    What it is: Sweet chocolate rice porridge.

    Why it's awesome: Sweet!!! Chocolate!!! Rice!!! Porridge!!! Best when partnered with tuyo. Recipe here.

    10. Arroz Caldo

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    What it is: A rice congee with chicken and egg.

    Why it's awesome: It's for those days when you don't want to calculate your rice-to-ulam ratio. Recipe here.

    11. Lugaw, Tokwa't Baboy

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    What it is: Simple congee (lugaw) with fried tofu (tokwa) and pork (baboy).

    Why it's awesome: The aesthetic is warm and cozy; best eaten during the rainy season. Recipe here.

    12. Taho

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    What it is: Silken tofu with tapioca and brown sugar syrup.

    Why it's awesome: It's sweet, warm, and keeps the tummy full until you're ready for another glass. Recipe here.

    13. Pandesal at Kape

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    What it is: A simple bread roll with strong coffee.

    Why it's awesome: Before Oreos dunked in milk, Filipinos had pandesal and coffee. Perfect for those quick bites before school or work. Recipe here.

    14. Tablea Hot Chocolate

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    What it is: Thick hot chocolate drink made from roasted cacao beans.

    Why it's awesome: It's thick, it's frothy, and has that bittersweet taste from dark chocolate. Recipe here.

    15. Carabao's Milk

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    What it is: Pure fresh milk of a carabao.

    Why it's awesome: It is said to be more nutritious than cow's milk. Usually paired with rice and tuyo.

    16. Bibingka

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    What it is: Rice cake made from rice flour and coconut milk.

    Why it's awesome: Filipinos traditionally eat bibingka during Christmastime, every after Misa de Gallo so it has been a usual breakfast item at Yuletide season. Recipe here.

    17. Puto Bumbong

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    What it is: Purple sticky rice cake.

    Why it's awesome: Usually sold alongside bibingka during Christmas season. Best served with salabat (ginger tea). Recipe here.

    18. Suman at Mangga

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    What it is: Sticky rice cake in coconut milk partnered with ripe mangoes.

    Why it's awesome: The rice cake (suman) is usually bland that's why it's usually eaten with sweet fruit or tablea. Recipe here.

    19. Putong puti

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    What it is: Rice cake with cheese or salted egg topping.

    Why it's awesome: Another rice cake but more in the savory side. It can also be eaten as a dessert. Recipe here.

    20. Tortang Giniling

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    What it is: Ground pork omelet.

    Why it's awesome: The ground meat is sauteed with garlic, onions, and tomatoes and mixed directly into beaten eggs. Recipe here.

    21. Tortang Talong

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    What it is: Eggplant omelet.

    Why it's awesome: A ~pa-healthy~ but equally tasty version of tortang giniling. Recipe here.