Philippine Corn Guide: 6 Kinds of Mais in the Philippines

The Philippines harvests tons of corn each year. It’s the second most important staple crop in the country, only second to rice. Surprisingly, though, only a small chunk of Philippine corn lands on our tables. The majority of it is used for livestock and manufacturing. Still, we have enough of it in our diets to… Continue reading Philippine Corn Guide: 6 Kinds of Mais in the Philippines

Ginataang Mais Recipe: Use Both Coconut Cream and Milk

You can rarely go wrong with ginataang mais. Creamy soup, tender glutinous rice, soft sweet corn; achieved in just 30 minutes with minimal ingredients, it’s a back-pocket recipe worth keeping for a literal rainy day. We haven’t had a ginataang mais that left us unsatisfied—whether as breakfast, merienda, or dessert. But we find that the usual at-home… Continue reading Ginataang Mais Recipe: Use Both Coconut Cream and Milk