10 Must-Try Negros Delicacies

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Looking for the best Negros Delicacies that you should try out or you can take home with you after your visit to the province? In this article, I’ll show you some of the best delicacies in Negros that you shouldn’t miss on your next visit!

10 Must-Try Negros Delicacies

Cansi or Kansi

Cole's CANSI
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Cansi or Kansi is a combination of famous Filipino dishes, Bulalo and Sinigang. It is made of beef shank and bone marrow boiled until gelatinous.

This beef soup originated from the Western Visayas Region. It is one of the signature dishes in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental.


One of the best pasalubong in town! Piaya is a muscovado-filled unleavened flatbread. Because Negros Occidental was considered the biggest producer of sugar in the Philippines. This sweet delicacy can be best found in Negros Islands, the sugar capital of the Philippines.

Chicken Halang Halang

Photo from @Zubuchon

Chicken Halang Halang is Negros Oriental delicacy that you must try once in your life! This Visayan dish which is “super spicy” is cooked in coconut milk with lemongrass, papaya, and hot pepper leaves.


Flavours of Iloilo KBL
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KBL stands for Kadyos (pigeon beans), Baboy (Pork), and Langka (Jackfruit). This combination of unique ingredients serves as comfort food during rainy days and normal busy days in the province!

Calea Pastry Mudpie

If you ever find yourself in the province and are on the go for deserts, then Calea Pastries is the best spot! Calea’s mudpie is a must-try! It will satisfy your sweet tooth!

Chicken Inasal

Negros Islands prides itself in serving delicious food. And one of its most popular dishes is its chicken Inasal. This mouthwatering chicken is usually marinated with vinegar, citrus juice, and lemongrass, and grilled to perfection. Better partner your rice with chicken oil to make it more flavorful!

Half Moon Cakes

Taste Negros
Photo from @Taste Negros

No one can resist the lightness and fluffiness of these golden sponge cakes covered in creamy egg custard! One of the most addictive delicacies in Negros, you must not miss this during your visit to the province.

Barquillos and Biscocho

You won’t regret a bite of these thin, crunchy wafer rolls (Barquillos) and crunchy baked bread with sugar and butter (Biscocho). This bite-size snack is the best pasalubong for kids and kids at heart.


Photo from @Crumbcoat

Who wouldn’t love this cheesy, gooey, soft-as-cotton Ensaymada. Perfect match for iced coffee or iced choco beverage. The sweet and savory filling will surely surprise your taste buds.


This unique pastry from Negros is a temptation! These custard creams are sandwiched between layers of buttery, flaky crust, and topped with a white sugar glaze. It’s a perfect take-home surprise for your loved ones!

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