Cacao Surplus and Price Decline

How large is the current demand for cacao products? I never know exact number nor estimate. What I know is, it is so huge and our current production is so low to cope with. The government included it in national budget few years ago. The campaign became massive. Related government agencies began purchasing seedlings in […]

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Eating Overripe Bananas

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Our love for banana lead us to a ridiculous innovation. Whenever we had, we check it very open until ripe. To be more specific, we often check it until 90% yellow. Its flesh was still hard and taste a bit astringent. What we do next was rolling it hardly in between hands until soft. Then, […]

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The Purple Sweet Potato

peeled purple sweet potato

Suddenly, I was intrigued with the sweet potato color.  Kamote were not created equal. The common color I see is dirty white and others are orange and purple.  The one we are currently eating has white and purple shade. Who knows, genetically modified blue and green might have been invented already and began circulating. It […]

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Fruit and Veggie PLU Codes

just another fuji apple

I feel annoyed when apple has small sticker label. Often, after washing and began munching, a small piece of paper clings to my teeth. It is not biggie when I noticed beforehand. I simply scrape it off with knife. However, they are usually small and bear the same shade as the fruit skin. I guess, […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar

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Ignoring the hearsay rules, I poured some apple cider vinegar in glass of instant orange juice. Still tasted like juice, only more sour. I drank it after breakfast. The hearsay rule. Dilute apple cider vinegar in plain water and drink it early in the morning, before breakfast. I obviously violated two. Mama bought an apple […]

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