Pinasugbo: Visayas’ All-Time-Favorite Pasalubong

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Pinasugbo is a common Ilonggo pasalubong usually sold in Iloilo and Bacolod. It is a sliced banana, deep fried, and coated with caramelized sugar. In spite of its popularity, Pinasugbo is so easy to make. The ingredients can easily be found in groceries or in any public market. In fact, all you […]

4 Must-Eat K’Gan Muslim Desserts

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Special occasions call for special dishes. After the Ramadan and other occasions, our brother and sister Muslims break their fast and feast on special delicacies. The K’Gans of Tagum City prepare delicious halal food for viands and desserts such as amik, daral, jampok, and panyalam for their feast. 1) Amik AMIK is made […]

Piaya — A Sweet Negrense Delicacy

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A sweet Negrense treat from the “Sugar Capital of the Philippines” Piaya — flat unleavened bread filled with muscovado sugar. It is a famous delicacy in the “sugar capital” of the country, Negros Occidental. Aside from the plain traditional taste, flavored piayas such as ube (purple yam), mango, rum and […]

A Big Warm Bowl of Flavorful Molo

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Bring back some childhood memories by sipping a big bowl of warm molo soup. Pancit Molo is another Filipino soup perfect for the rainy days and cold months. It originated from a town called Molo in Iloilo. This Filipino pork wonton soup is made of ground pork enclosed in wonton […]

Kumukunsi

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Mapiya i nanam! Masarap! This curious looking delicacy from Maguindanao is really delicious! Kumukunsi is a Maguindanaoan delicacy made with rice flour, sugar and duck eggs, which are then deep fried in spiral shapes until golden brown. They taste like pancakes but much creamier and more flavorful. They sell for P5.00 […]