skip to Main Content



People eat lumpia in many ways. Some people eat lumpia with their hands. But people can use chopsticks or a fork as well. Most people choose to dip their lumpia in sauce. The sauce can be sweet, spicy, or a mixture of both.

Adobo is a national dish of the Philippines. It is a flavorful mix of meat and spices. Cooks often make adobo with chicken or pork. First, they make a marinade. In this step, they place meat in a mix of vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and spices. They let it sit and soak. Next, they simmer the meat in a pan on the stove.

Select an activity below to download the PDF.

Making Connections


Would you rather eat fresh lumpia or fried lumpia? Why?


Have you read other books about food that is fried? How is that food similar to lumpia? How is it different?


Lumpia are often served at celebrations in the Philippines. What other foods do people commonly eat at celebrations?

Teacher Resources

Select a resource below to download the PDF.

Back To Top