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I head to the south of the Philippines for a food trip to remember.

Food & Drinks, Inspiration, Travel, Where to eat

Maguindanao is known for a lot of bad news. All we ever seem to hear about from that region are stories about massacres, violence, and uprising. But Maguindanao and the surrounding provinces of Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, and the other areas in the ARMM are bursting with diverse culture and beautiful cuisine. This region was the…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

Not a lot of people in Metro Manila, or Luzon for that matter, know the tabon tabon. It’s a fruit native to Northern Mindanao and Camiguin, so it is a bit hard to find around here. The fruit is used mainly for kinilaw/kilawin. They need to be used within 10 days of picking or else…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

Mindanao is a vibrant region with an unexplored cuisine. Because of it’s geographical location, Mindanao has become a melting pot of various cultural influences. This shows clearly in the food, which is frankly, unfamiliar to many who live outside of Mindanao. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to find Mindanaoan food around Metro Manila, save for a few…

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