Soup Number Five

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Soup Number Five, variously spelled Soup No. 5 or Soup #5, is a soup made from bull's testes[1][2] or penis.[3] The dish originates from Filipino cuisine. It is believed to have aphrodisiac properties.[3]

Regional appellation

Cebu's variant of Soup Number Five is called lansiao[4] and is a popular street dish. Its name 'lansiao' was adapted from Chinese descendants who speak Hokkien dialects, of which 𡳞鳥 ('lanciao' in Hokkien) means male's genitals.

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