We won’t blame you if you’ve never heard of Johanne Siy or tried her cooking. Most of us haven’t. Even some of the most seasoned foodies and culinary personalities in the Philippines only learned her name in early June 2021 when Singapore's World Gourmet Awards named...
For young chef Don Baldosano, foraging is a practice that actually started at home. “Whenever my family would cook something like laswa, I remember as a kid that they would just walk around the empty lands around our village and start looking for kulitis or wild...
There are certain items chef’s can’t function without. Salt and pepper, for example or their kitchen knives. But there are also things that they don’t mind not dealing with. Among them, rude customers, a toxic restaurant environment, and this list of ingredients....
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The 7 Top Food Exports of the Philippines
If Spain’s top exports include olive oil and pig meat, and India ships tons of basmati rice, what are the prime commodities the Philippines provides to the global marketplace?
The Philippines’s Unique Geography and Diverse Produce
A country renowned for its pristine beaches and infectious hospitality, the Philippines is also the culinary dark horse that is making its presence felt throughout the world….
Just a few years ago, most of the world had not even heard of Philippine purple yam or the root crop we call ube.
Purple Yam, commonly known all over the world by its Filipino name ube (pronounced “ooh-beh”), is one of the Philippines’ most beloved ingredients.
After harvesting, pineapples go through processing depending on the fruit’s intended use and market demands. There are two main options that pineapples go through once harvested.
Pineapples are one of the key crops and top agricultural commodities of the Philippines.
When it comes to enjoying mangoes, there’s a big debate going on over how we can best enjoy it. Should it be ripe or unripe? Is one better than the other?
After a few seasons of surplus, a pandemic, and heavy rains, the time is ripe for the national fruit to pick up once again.
Halal is an Arabic term that means “permitted or lawful.” It describes goods, whether food or other consumer products, and services that are allowed to be consumed and availed by Muslims under Sharia law.
They call it a “mutant coconut,” but something that delicious is definitely more of a gift than a deformity.