* Not a widely seen or known fruit in the Philippines. An orange fruit found in the Visayas and Mindanao region of the Philippines, its scientific name is Solanum mammosum. Utong is the Tagalog word for “nipple.” Known as terong susu in the Malay language. Sold in Japan. Known as “fox face.” English speakers refer […]
Slices of Pakwan (Watermelon). Photo by Angie Pastor. Pakwan is the Tagalog word for watermelon. The most common variety of watermelon in the Philippines is round and has a rind whose outer surface is a very dark green.
Philippine Papaya Tree with Green Fruits. This plant’s scientific name is Carica papaya. Paano mag-imbak o magmatamis ng papaya? Talupan ang hinog na papaya. Biyakin at alisin ang mga buto at hugasan sa malamig na tubig. Hiwain alinsunod sa kagustuhang laki. Ilagay sa garapon at busan ng arnibal. Pakuluan nang 25 minuto. More descriptive photos […]