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Top Bizarre Foods in the Philippines

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Top Bizarre Foods in the Philippines

Foods that have weird names,  unusual taste, and unappetizing look  — these bizarre dishes originated from the Philippines.  From worms to eggs,  intestines, animal blood, etc. as long as it’s part of an animal, we can make a recipe out of that.  What’s more, one cool thing about this is that these bizarre foods are often sold anywhere in the streets.  Here, we try to gather some of the food that can only be found in the Philippines. Tamilok Tamilok is a kind of woodworm that can usually be found in Palawan, Philippines. Tamilok can be found in bakawan or in the mangrove trees. They are known as woodworms or shipworms but they’re not actually worms, they are mollusks that taste like oysters and seem to have the same texture. It is white and slimy and it’s also long. Yes, it may sound disgusting but tamiloks are really healthy. Tamilok is rich in vitamin A which is… Read more about Tamilok Balut A balut is an 18-day-old boiled developing duck embryo commonly sold as a street food in the Philippines and a very common food in Southeast Asia most particularly in Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos. The name “balut” comes from the word ballot which literally means covered/wrapped since it is cooked with its shell. This is best eaten with salt or chili garlic. Some people use vinegar with onions and pepper. Not everyone eats the fetus of… Read more about Balut Isaw Isaw Isaw is a well-known street food in the Philippines made from pork and chicken intestines that was grilled to perfection. Filipinos love isaw and it can be found in almost everywhere because if the vendors don’t have stalls, they are being sold in moving stalls and the vendors can transfer from one place to another most commonly in front of a business establishment, schools and churches every afternoon up to night. Vendors make sure… Read more about Isaw-Isaw Betamax Okay, I will now reveal to everyone, my deepest secret, I love blood! Well, basically because, yeah, you’re right, I am a vampire! Hahaha, nah, I’m just kidding. We’ll use chicken/pork blood this time. But, why not? If I can have eternal youth and be forever young. I’ll eat Betamax every day. Isn’t it weird that you can grill something in liquid form? Like blood? Maybe you’re wondering how that happened but this recipe will prove to… Read more about Betamax  ...

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Official Launch 2013

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Official Launch 2013

Welcome to my first blog! Or is it better to say welcome to HomeKitchenomics blog? I am a newbie blogger and just like the others, I would like to be part of the web to share what I know and to contribute anything that I could offer. I am a food lover who is enthusiastic to try some new dishes that would make my mouth water. Seemingly, this is the reason I have come up with the idea of creating this website. Now, let me give you a brief introduction on how I came up with the name “HomeKitchenomics”. HomeKitchenomics is derived from the word Home-Kitchen + Economics. Why Economics? It is because economics deals with the production and consumption of goods. However, in this particular site, we are about to know the process of making an appetizing and delicious food! In short, we will do a lot of eating sessions! We will try our best to provide you all the information about the ingredients and procedure for each recipe. Be your own cook. Let this site serve as a guide to starters to be like pro. Who knows? This might be the chance to unleash the cook potential within you.   Set no boundaries! My mission for this site is simple: to compile all recipes from different countries and to let everyone have the chance to explore and taste the goodness of a variety of dishes wherever you are in the world. With that being said, I am hoping that everyone would share their own stories and give their insights on how they make each recipe better and tastier. I am inviting all food enthusiasts to join me in this journey as I post all the mouth watering recipes that I have gathered all over the...

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