MALUNGGAY

What is Malunggay in English?

A widely grown plant in the Philippines, malunggay is a plant with the scientific name Moringa oleifera. It is simply called “moringa” by English speakers.

Moringa is a tree known as sajina in South Asian countries like India. In English, it is sometimes referred to as horseradish tree or horseradish plant, although it’s a different species from the horseradish that Westerners know. The tree grows fast and survives well in drought conditions.

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UNDAY-UNDAY

A native rice delicacy (kakanin) that’s a meryenda (snack) in parts of Laguna and Quezon provinces.

The obscure Tagalog word unday literally means “round” (bilog).

Unday-Unday
Unday-Unday

Ingredients:

  • galapong (giniling na malagkit)
  • gata
  • panutsa

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GULAMAN

gulaman
seaweed “gelatin”

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Boycott BesTaste Dimsum / Siopao / Shumai

BesTaste is a USA brand of dimsum manufactured by Ramar Foods, the company that pirated the Magnolia brand from the Philippines. As true Filipinos, we are calling for a boycott of all products by Ramar Foods due to their documented practice of pirating brands from our homeland, including Pampanga’s Best.

Do NOT buy any of Ramar Foods’ siopao or siomai (which the company calls shu mai).

Ipagtanggol ang dignidad ng mga marka ng Pilipinas.

Huwag bumili ng anumang produkto ng kumpanyang Ramar Foods.

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Boycott Manila Gold Calamansi

Manila Gold Calamansi is a USA brand of calamansi concentrate manufactured by Ramar Foods, the OMGpeke company that pirated the Magnolia brand from the Philippines. As true Filipinos, we encourage a boycott of all products by Ramar Foods due to their documented practice of pirating brands from our homeland, including Pampanga’s Best.

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Boycott Orientex Lumpia

Orientex is a brand of Ramar Foods, the USA company that is unethically using the Magnolia logo that San Miguel had developed in the Philippines in the 1920s.
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SALABAT RECIPE

Salabat is Filipino ginger tea that’s especially popular during the relatively cool month of December in the Philippines to accompany the eating of seasonal treats. The hot drink is also recommended for a sore throat.

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SILI

Siling Labuyo

sili
hot pepper

labuyo
any plant that grows in the wild

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