You like eating your guava with sukang iloco.
Your favorite expression is mangan tayon!
You go to a party (wedding, baby shower, birthday, etc…) at a restaurant, and you see a big aluminum container of calding. Naimas!
Your favorite dish is pinakbet. (na-imas!)
Caldareta isn’t caldareta if it isn’t made out of goat.
You know that Alcala candy is made from cabarao milk.
You eat with a fork or spoon, but not both.
“Black dog” refers more to dinner than as a pet.
Your favorite sodas are COKES.
You sawsaw your bread in your coffee.
Your yard has at least one tarong or paria plant in it.
You’re favorite is bagoong in your pinakbet.
You return from Hawaii with coolers of marunggai and/or pickled mango.
Your favorite dish is bisukol or dinardaraan.
You call a donut dangken (dunken).
You’re favorite cocktail is basi (sugar wine).
Your favorite snack is kilab-ban.
You prefer your goat torched rather than skinned and use the pes pes as papait rather than the apro for your kilawen.
If you don’t want to use a fork and spoon you say Kamet!
You take along the entire rice cooker to Reno.
Your house is burning and the first thing you would save is bagoong.
Patis is more common in your household than mustard.
You serve lumpia to a Caucasian, knowing they will pay any amount for more.
Your favorite leaves are saluyot and kalunay.
Your mom’s dinardaraan is dry and not soupy.
You have a garden that takes up half the back yard, and you usually grow the same items found in the Asian grocery store8 blocks away.
You have a refrigerator in the garage for the overflow from the one in the kitchen — nothing is discarded until it’stime for burial.
You let the kids come up and take the food from your hand that you are eating. If they don’t take the food, you give itto them anyway.
You try to figure out some way to take home the empty soda can you drank from at a friend’s party (to add to your“collection”).
Your refrigerator shelves are full of inverted bottles, determined to get the last ounce of ketchup or lechon sauce from them.
You eat with one of your legs propped up and your elbow rested on top of it
some of these are SO true!!
Jaira this quote should be said for you&you-know-who. lol