Saturday, February 13, 2010
Mindanao foods are exotic,using a no. of spices, namely: chili, onion, and ginger. In general, Mindanao cuisine is a mixture of Spanish and Malay influence.One of the most common ingredients used by Mindanaoans in their daily food preparation is coconut milk. Aside from the fact that coconut is abundant in the region, it also adds a distinctive taste.
Zamboanga Peninsula is the biggest area in the country that influenced by the Spanish. One of their example produced that bears the Spanish mark is Spanish sardines, one of the famous product in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte.Your trip in Zamboanga never complete without the taste of their famous curacha. In addition of Zamboangas delicacies Zambo rolls or lokot- lokot.
Agusan del Sur of Caraga this region is best recommended for the sweet tooth,One of their sweet delicacies namely: Salvaro ( dry cassava) Peanut biscuit other called cay-cay, and other Durian products.
Northen Mindanao was attracting with the tourist in beautiful tourist spots aside from that it is also famous in foods as well. The City of Golden Friendship, Cagayan de Oro is popular in turones de mani. It is made by crushed peanut coated with honey and wrapped in waffer.The mouthwatering pastel of Camiguin island is also gaining popularity.In Iligan City is also popular in greaseless peanut and marinated wild pig, dipped in hot and spicy pinakurat. Binaki in Bukidnon is also famous,it sounds weird but it is taste delicious.It is made by young corn, milk,sugar and wrapped in fresh corncob.
The ARMM region is famous in rice delicacies, namely; duldul, pastil, katilapan, pawa. Native dishes like chicken with cury powder. In addition is the Muslim delicacies are putrid, sinigang na baka and tinadtag.
In Gensan, tuna delicacies tuna hotdog, tuna longganisa, tuna tocino.Aside from tuna, Banggsi ( flying fish) in Saranggani prepared in many ways- fried and kinilaw or with coconut milk.Tasty crab also one of delicacies in part of the Mindanao.
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