Vinegary, sweet aroma of adobo was always common is the house. As a child living under a Filipino house there were a lot of foods I was interested in, but adobo was the one that always caught my attention. Adobo was always made in a long process as if it was being fermented in a boiling process in bay leaves garlic and vinegar and other stuff. It was the food every Filipino parent would commonly cook. I remember watching my mom make adobo because I was always interested in the scent.
Coconut (Cocos nucifera) is an economic plant which is cultivated in most tropical countries (Seow and Gwee, 1997). It is also called a “tree of life” because of its many usage and versatility. Dendy and Timmins (1973) cited a coconut fruit is composed of about 38.5% shell, 51.7% kernel and 9.8% water. It is considered one of the most important crops in the Philippines as it substantially contributes the income to Philippine economy. The Philippines continues to be one of the world’s leading suppliers of traditional coconut products which includes copra, coconut oil and virgin coconut oil (ETCgroup, 2013).
Bananas are grown in all tropical regions and are one of the oldest known fruits. Because they are used as a staple food, they are of importance for domestic consumption, growing quickly and being harvested the whole year round. Since the introduction of the cultivated banana onto the US market 100 years ago, banana trade has increased rapidly. Currently, about 20% of total production is entering world trade. World trade is dominated by three companies, Dole Foods, Chiquita Brands and Fresh Del Monte Produce, with over 100 years’ presence in banana plantation production in Central America and Colombia, and together controlling 65% of world exports.
If you had ate “La Bandera” you know what I am talking about, but if you haven’t consumed “La Bandera” is a dish that you could eat at lunch and dinner it also contain flavor, protein and fiber. Most of the Dominican eat this dish every week. If you go to a Dominican home you always see a bag of rice, a lot of bean and a portion of meat in the freezer that is ready season in a Ziploc bag. The dish that I make is the classic version because that is the way that my grandmothers and mother teach me and it tastes much better. Everyone always ask me what is the secret when they taste my food ,but it no secret it just the traditional classic version you just need to know all of your ingredient and when you are preparing the dish you always need to be tasting you don’t want your food to be salted.
As an agricultural country, the Philippines export many products like mango, coconut, and pineapple. Coconut and its products such as coconut oil are the main export products of the Philippines. The "Tree of Life" gives life to the Filipino people not only to the farmers because it is a job provider for millions of individuals. The coconut serves as the Philippines' most valuable fruit because it gives a lot for the country being a top exported product. Coconut is needed not just only by the Philippines, but the world because it is one of the few sources of fatty acids and fatty alcohol which are used as main ingredients in detergents and other products needed for daily living (Pambansang Kilusan ng Mga Samahang Magsasaka (PAKISAMA), Inc.,
Otherwise, your stomach would be growling until your next one after this! The Hawaiians have developed a unique diet of fish, shellfish, and edible plants. These foods include taro root, sugar cane, sweet potatoes, yams, a fish called mahimahi, and much more. The abundance of edible plants you can find in Hawaiian originally brought by the first Polynesian voyagers and settlers to arrive at Hawaii in ancient times. Later immigrants from Japan, Portugal, China, and The Philippines arrived in Hawaii during the 1800’s as laborers for the sugar plantations, and they brought food from their homeland too.
The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company and is the leading marketer and producer of soft drinks. Today, Coca-Cola is consumed globally at the rate of over 600 million times per day. Nevertheless, Coca-Cola doesn’t live on its past achievements, instead it looks to the future as a challenge and continually seeks new markets and ideas of increasing its market share in locations where it presently has a strong company. This company is the world’s largest producer and distributor of concentrates and syrups for soft drinks. Products developed by the Company are sold through fountain wholesaler, bottlers, and distributors globally (Business Case Studies, 2017).
However, the linguine with clams that is had on Christmas Eve is much more special. When my mother makes this dish for dinner, she uses clam sauce with small pieces of clams from a can. Although it is delicious, there is nothing like the fresh white sauce my grandfather makes and the whole clams you eat right out of the shells. The linguine with clams we have on Christmas Eve is also more special because of the occasion. For some people, Christmas Eve is just a day to prepare for Christmas Day.
Tourism accounts for more than $1 billion in annual earnings. Free Trade Zone earnings and tourism are fasted-growing export sectors.” In the following essay I am going to write about how important is tourism and agriculture is for the Dominican Republic Economy. Agriculture has been the economic base of the Dominican Republic from its beginnings, thanks to the globalization, the foreign trade and the persistence to satisfy to the population in agreement with the new international demands, has caused that the recent governments to be directed towards other forms of finances. The citizens also have been very cooperative interchanging agricultural goods and other simple works by the modern commerce, as they are: businesses, stores, etc. This reason does not make agriculture less important.
About Matag Coconut MATAG is a short form or a nick name of new hybrid coconut which is from original coconut from Malaysia which is Malaysia Yellow Dwarf (MYD) or Malaysia Red Dwarf (MRD) as female parent crossing with Tagnanan coconut as male parent from Philippine. This hybrid is high yielding and early in maturity with round large fruit. The height of MATAG coconut can reach up to 15 meter and the leaves can be green or orange depends on the main Malaysia coconut tree. MATAG coconut is the new type of coconut where it can produce approximately up to 40,000 of coconut per hectare each year which is more than the normal coconut or other hybrid coconut tree. The coconut produced by MATAG coconut tree is suitable for variety of uses such as for coconut water, coconut milk production, and also for grated coconut.