Soup Number Five

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Soup Number Five
Type Soup
Place of origin Philippines
Main ingredients Bull's testes
Cookbook: Soup Number Five  Media: Soup Number Five

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[edit]

Cebu's variant of Soup Number Five is called lansiao[citation needed] and is a popular street dish.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Philippines: Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern". Retrieved 2007-07-16. 
  2. ^ Sutherland, Matthew. "Philippines From A British Perspective". Retrieved 2007-07-16. 
  3. ^ a b Asiras, Reggie. "More Healing Recipes". Retrieved 2007-07-16. [dead link]