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As a young girl growing up in Negros Occidental, I munched on the small sour fruit of Batuan (aka Binukau, or Garcinia binucao) that abounded in the farm—the same fruit that our cooks would use to sour the broth of dishes such as sinigang, or the iconic Negros food called “KBL” (short for kadios-baboy-langka), a stew of pork, black pigeon peas and green jackfruit slices.

Posted: November 18th, 2012 in Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »

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