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Senate Approves Bill Declaring Davao City As The Chocolate Capital Of The Philippines

Davao City is the Chocolate Capital while Davao Region is the Cacao Capital.
Voting 22-0-1, the Senate has approved the third and final reading of Senate Bill No. 1741 which declares Davao City as the chocolate capital of the Philippines and the whole Davao Region as the cacao capital of the Philippines, CNN reports.Senate Bill ...

Senator Villar Wants Davao City To Be The Cacao and Chocolate Capital Of The Philippines

The senator highlights Malagos Chocolate and Auro Chocolate which both were recognized in international awards.
Senator Cynthia Villar, the current chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, approved Senate Bill No. 1741 which proposes Davao City to be recognized as the “Cacao and Chocolate Capital” of the Philippines.According to Manila Bulletin, Villar approved the bill last ...

This Online Community Trades Expensive Items In Exchange For Cans Of SPAM

How much are you willing to offer for cans of SPAM?
During the first few weeks of the quarantine, there are certain items in the supermarket that were always quick to be wiped out, like bread, instant noodles, and even Yakult. Now, it’s easier to find grocery staples and ingredients at supermarkets and convenience stores, ...

What To Eat When You're Traveling Around The Philippines

Add these to your itinerary!
You won't run out of places to go to and explore in the Philippines, especially during the summer. Each destination has its own shade of blue sea water, beautiful sunset, charming sights, locals to meet, and food to indulge in.If you’re planning on spending ...

Belgian Tableya Is The Newest Chocolate In Town!

Time to make hot chocolate!
If you love dark chocolate and the deep, bold notes of local tablea, here's a new chocolate to try. Meet Theo And Brom, a brand of artisanal chocolate and the world’s first Belgian Tableya. It’s called Belgian Tableya because it combines the best of each owner's hometown. ...

Davao's Malagos Chocolate Wins Another International Award

This is their 28th international award to date!
Puentespina Farms, the farm where Malagos Chocolate sources its cacao, is now recognized as home to high-quality Heirloom Cacao. Charita Puentespina, who founded the farm in 2003, shared that they are the 16th producer to be given this honor (from all over the world)–and the first ever in the Philippines.So, what does Heirloom ...

This Is What People Eat For Noche Buena Around The Philippines

What’s on their table spread this Christmas?
Noche Buena, which is Spanish for “night of goodness,” is the bountiful feast served during the eve of Christmas. The typical Noche Buena spread for most Filipino gatherings include the hamonado, embutido, baked macaroni, bringhe (local paella), and sometimes, lechon. But this isn't the same ...

From North To South: Make These Dishes If You're Missing A Taste Of Home

Cook these regional favorites so you won't get homesick.
Few dishes evoke nostalgia more than regional favorites you grew up with. The unique flavors, textures, and ingredients of a dish made from what's available in an area not only creates a dish that's local, it also creates a dish which has passed ...

People Are Lining Up For HOURS To Get This Mango Dessert!

The longest waiting time is four hours and 30 minutes!
Our delicious, sweet, and juicy Philippine mangoes have been lauded as one of the best ones you can eat around the world. Even though these mangoes are only in season during the months of summer, Filipinos love to eat these fruity delights all ...

Davao Humba Recipe

A popular dish served during fiestas and special occasions, humba is a stew of pork knuckles, aromatics, herbs, vinegar, and soy.
A popular dish served during fiestas and special occasions, humba is a stew of pork knuckles, aromatics, herbs, vinegar, and soy. The name is taken from humot nga baboy, which translates to soft, fragrant pork.  ...

Davao Kinilaw: Balancing Freshness and Flavor

Kinilaw can be found anywhere there's a fishing community in the Philippines, but Dabawenyos have their own.
You really haven’t visited Davao City unless you’ve tried kinilaw, the soured-fish dish that needs no fire to cook, just the action of vinegar on meat. While kinilaw can be found anywhere there’s a fishing community in the Philippines, Dabawenyos have made ...
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