Archive for the ‘fruits’ Category

The Phil Mango Balls

My schedule keeps on coming busy and my time for unique food hunting is getting narrow. It is a good thing they are coming on my way. Here is the Philippine Brand Mango Balls. It is sure a dehydrated product but not as dry as the others. A map-like structure is noticeable on packaging which […]

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The Rattan / Yantok Fruit

Remember the Paratungon-like fruit I posted? Now i know what it is. My wife accidentally saw its somewhere. It is nothing but the fruit of rattan / yantok which is called as littuko. It is popular where rattan industry exist, in northern part of Luzon. The fruit, specifically, is a fruit of Calamus manillensis, a […]

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The Paratungon-Like Fruit

– Has a skin similar to Paratungon. It is shiny and dirty white however. – The size is about three times smaller. –  It has been staying in my bag for almost three weeks now. – The shell self broke and the brown tamarind-like structure was revealed. – I never know how it taste and […]

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Paratungon, Salacca ramosiana

I already mentioned the Paratungon on this blog twice. It was exhibited in MIMAROPA booth during the 26th BAR Anniversary exhibit. Paratungon has the scientific name of Salacca ramosiana. I was thankful they included the scientific name on fruit information, else, I have no way of finding even a bit of info. Searching for the […]

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