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Here's How Some Of Our Favorite Filipino Food Are Made

BRB, mastering the art of lumpia wrapper making.

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Balut is made by taking duck eggs and incubating them for, like, 18 days. Then white people can buy some to make viral taste testing videos!

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The embryo will form after about 9 days (which can be seen when the egg is held against a light). When you see a balut with a well developed embryo, that means the incubation period was longer. Also, balut with well developed embryo have smaller yellow stuff because it’s what the embryo feeds on. Yes, they like that part too!

Betamax are pork/chicken blood on sticks. They're made by pouring the blood in a large, open container and letting it sit there for a few hours before cutting into rectangular pieces and skewering!

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Here's the answer: RED FOOD COLORING!

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DUH! You'd think it has something to do with iskrambol being strawberry-flavored or something, but it's not. Actually, most iskrambols are flavored with banana extract. And as you know, bananas are technically berries, like strawberries, so yeah, that's it. That's the connection. Trust me, I'm an iskrambol connoisseur.

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Salted eggs or itlog na pula are also duck eggs that have been coated in salt and mud. Yes, MUD as in putik, bro.

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The egg will become salty after a few weeks because the salt will permeate the shell through osmosis. SCIENCE!!!

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Sundot kulangot isn't actually made from boogers, silly. We all know what booger tastes like (don't lie), and this Baguio delicacy doens't taste like that at all. It's actually made from rice flour, molasses, unicorn tears, and everything nice and sweet.

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As for the teeny tiny cute shells sundot kulangot come in, they're actually made from dried shells of a certain palm tree fruit.

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And finally, the layers of sapin-sapin are made by steaming each layer ONE👏BY👏ONE👏 because we are Filipinos and we like laborious stuff!

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And yes, that's food coloring but I'm not gonna hate on it because the colors look so pretty when you look at it from the side. <3

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    FOOD COLORING IS LAYFFF
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    A lot! Thanks for this!
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    Nothing. I knew all of this before lol you should write about something else and stop wasting my time even though nobody forced me to click on this article in the first place.
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    FOOD COLORING IS LAYFFF
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    A lot! Thanks for this!
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    Nothing. I knew all of this before lol you should write about something else and stop wasting my time even though nobody forced me to click on this article in the first place.
 
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