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The Arrowroot Cookies and Panagan

panagan rice crispies

Marinduque. Three hours away from Dalahican Port of Lucena, Quezon. Another three hours from my home province, Cavite. Roughly six hours plus expected traffic along the way. Good thing, traffic is not in sea travel vocabulary. We enjoyed our travel to the fullest boarding the RORO type ships. Starhorse going to Marinduque and Montenegro Lines […]

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Rescued Food Store

A very simple idea but hard to implement. A place where ready to discard food are collected together and given to those in need. It is hard but may not be as hard as I think. In Australia, OZ Harvest is implementing such. They are collecting food items that would otherwise go to dumpsite and […]

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Millet Edible Spoon

millet edible spoon

The world first ever edible spoon in mass production. It comes in three variants, sweet, plain and savory. If you usually eat plain rice and common poor man’s viand (sugar, salt, fish sauce, soy sauce and hot coffee), I bet the spoon will be gone in a jiffy. Perhaps also eat the spoon alone while […]

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Bottled Sweet Coconut Sap

coconut toddy

How long has it been since I last drank coconut sap. I guessed it was the first time. It was sweeter than what I expected and exhibited a little slimy mouthfeel. Their preservation technique is quite nice. Being able to brought it from Quezon Province farms all the way to Manila without a taint of […]

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Palawan Danggit

fried dangit

Palawan is known for three things. The first is cashew. The delicious and ever expensive cashew nuts. I was also hearing and seeing cashew wine back then. However, I never got positive response when I asked residents about it. . The second is dangit.  Perhaps we all know what cashew is but the second thing […]

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Disposable Spoons: Why We Still Use It?

Before, I always used plastic spoon and fork whenever eating in fast food resto. They were serving food with disposables so I had no choice. A little bigger than metal counterparts. Slightly pliable and too fragile. Breaks easily and often need to ask for replacement. Sharp edges are rare find that sometimes enough to bruise […]

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