A transformation moment came to this blog when someone from my hike once asked me about the Filipino cuisine. She knows that I have been to hiking in many places in the Philippines.
“So what’s the distinctive taste about Filipino food?”
I tried my best to recall the type of food I had during my travels, and I realized that almost all the time, after a hike, I will be so deadbeat in my hotel room that I couldn’t remember what I’d eaten. The choice of food would be mostly limited to hotel room service at best or Jollibee, which is the Philippines’ fast food answer to McDonalds.
I couldn’t answer my hiker friend’s question and that conversation bothered me for quite a while. [Read more…]