Strawberries are the hip fruit of the season
In our pre-pandemic time, one of the best ways to spend your time in Baguio and Benguet is by visiting its lush agriculture spaces. Locals put their pride on the produce they grow from their land; and among the many fruits of their labor are the plump, juicy strawberries.
For years, strawberries have been associated with Benguet so much that in 1981 the province started its Panaspulan Strawberry Festival, best known as La Trinidad Strawberry Festival. These days, while many city dwellers cannot climb up north to find refuge in the cold breeze, the region’s spirit can still be felt with the strawberry food craze happening in the city.
Yes, strawberries are the must-eat fruit of the season. From the humble food business to dining giants, everyone is bringing their best sweets forward, highlighting the vibrant red beauty of the strawberry and its distinct fruity flavor. To get your strawberry chowdown starting, we’ve listed eight of the latest strawberry food and drink creations you must try. As we all know, summertime with strawberries is going to be a “berry” good one even at home.