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Matamis na Sampalok (Sweet Tamarind)

Sometimes it’s more fun to go with the flow rather than overthink something. For instance, there’s no special reason why we’re posting an article about the ordinary sampalok (yes, that’s the same plant used for sinampalukang manok, but you use the leaf for that; you use the fruit for the minatamis o matamis na sampalok, or simply sampalok). Maybe because it has been a long time since we came across sweet tamarind. We happily found some in a pasalubong corner on the way back to Manila from Baguio. Continue reading Matamis na Sampalok (Sweet Tamarind)