Antipolo , straddled mid-level in the mountainous regions of the Philippine Sierra Madre , is a town known for its suman and cashew products. Laguna is known for buko pie (coconut pie) and panutsa (peanut brittle). Batangas is home to Taal Lake , a body of water that surrounds Taal Volcano . The lake is home to 75 species of freshwater fish. Among these, the maliputo and tawilis are two not commonly found elsewhere. These fish are delicious native delicacies. Batangas is also known for its special coffee, kapeng barako . Bistek Tagalog is a dish of strips of sirloin beef slowly cooked in soy sauce , calamansi juice, vinegar and onions. 
Malay wedding traditions ( Malay : Adat Perkahwinan Melayu ; Jawi script : عادة ڤركهوينن ملايو), such as those that occur in Brunei , Singapore , Malaysia , and parts of Indonesia and Thailand , normally include the lamaran or marriage proposal , the betrothal , the determination of the bridal dowry known as the hantaran agreed upon by both the parents’ of the groom and the bride (usually done one year before the solemnization of marriage), delivery of gifts and the dowry ( istiadat hantar belanja ), the marriage solemnization ( upacara akad nikah ) at the bride’s home or in a mosque , the henna application ritual known as the berinai , the costume changing of the couple known as the tukar pakaian for photography sessions, followed by wedding reception , a feast-meal for guests ( pesta pernikahan or resepsi pernikahan ) usually took place in the weekend (Saturday or Sunday), and the bersanding or the sitting-in-state ceremony when the couple sit in elaborate pelaminan (wedding throne) at their own home, or in wedding hall during the wedding reception.