19 Filipino Christmas Recipes for the Holiday Season

Learn how to make these festive Filipino dishes to celebrate the holidays.

Christmas takes up a third of the year in the Philippines, so there’s plenty of Filipino Christmas foods and recipes to try.

Filipino pork lechon

92 percent of Filipinos identify as Christian, and 80 percent claim a Roman Catholic identity. These enthusiastic people of faith celebrate Christmas through all the later months beginning in September and running until the beginning of January.

When Christmas holds an important place in your life, you need a wide array of festive recipes. Filipinos are more than up to the task; their traditional yuletide recipes cover every meal needed from breakfast through dessert. 

Read on for my list of some of the best Filipino Christmas recipes for the holiday season. 

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Add these Filipino Christmas dishes to your usual lineup – they could be a great addition to Christmas Eve dinner or for any meal around the holiday season!

Check out other holiday foods from around the world, including German Christmas favorites or Mexican Christmas food!

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Written by Erin Elizabeth

Erin lives in East Passyunk and enjoys checking out the local restaurants in South Philly and beyond. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.