Vinegar is an important part of Philippine cuisine. It is used as both an ingredient and a condiment. In her book “Tikim,” culinary historian Doreen Fernandez writes about the main flavors of Philippine cuisine, which are salty, sweet, bitter, and sour. A Filipino kitchen seems incomplete without a bottle of suka on the shelf. And yet few people stop to think where this pantry essential comes from.
CEBU CITY – The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) embarked on a replanting project of coconuts and be paid for it as its assistance to coconut farmers whose livelihood income from the tree had gone down the drain due to COVID-19 pandemic.