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Fried Pork Knuckles!

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Author: Amy
Posted: August 15, 2019, 3:10 pm

The caimito is a fruit of the tree with the scientific name Chrysophyllum cainito. It is native to Central America and was introduced to the Philippines during the Spanish colonial period.

Star apple is its given name in English.

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Author: Amy
Posted: July 28, 2019, 12:05 am

Soursop.

The Filipino name for this fruit comes from the Spanish guanábana.

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Author: Amy
Posted: July 27, 2019, 11:51 pm

Duhat is a local Philippine fruit that's commonly referred to as Java plum. It is dark purple to black in color, fleshy and one-seeded, with a sweet-astringent taste.

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Author: Amy
Posted: July 27, 2019, 11:40 pm

Photos by Jeric Travis of Boneless Crispy Pata.

What is pata? It's literally the leg of a pig. ?

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Author: Amy
Posted: July 27, 2019, 6:04 pm

Photo by Angie Pastor.

Malunggay (Moringa) is known as sajina in South Asian countries like India. In English, it is sometimes called referred to as horseradish though it’s a different species from the horseradish that Westerners know.

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Author: Amy
Posted: July 27, 2019, 12:37 am

Photo by Eva Argenos

Pakaskas is a sweet treat consisting of palm sugar that's liquified, then put into a mold of palm leaves until the liquid solidifies.

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Author: Amy
Posted: July 26, 2019, 8:32 pm

Credit for introducing ice cream to the Philippines goes to M. A.

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Author: Amy
Posted: July 24, 2019, 5:00 am

A visual tool developed by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute to help Filipinos acquire healthy eating habits.

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Author: Amy
Posted: July 1, 2019, 2:49 pm

Upo is called a bottle gourd in English because of its elongated shape. The plant has the scientific name Lagenaria siceraria. Its fruit is a very popular vegetable in the Philippines.

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Author: Amy
Posted: July 1, 2019, 4:46 am

A quintessential Bicolano dish, LAING is dried taro leaves in coconut milk.

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Author: Amy
Posted: June 30, 2019, 12:15 am

Photo of Squid Dish by Ahljhon Miranda

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Author: Amy
Posted: June 27, 2019, 10:01 pm

Vegetarian gelatin? Try ube gulaman and buko pandan gulaman!