Tahô is a Philippine street food sold by peddlers known as “magtataho”. It is a soft gelatin-like snack made from processed soybeans topped with caramel and tapioca pearls (locally called sago). The soft gelatin-like texture is achieved by undergoing a series of steps. Soybeans are soaked in water overnight then finely grinded and boiled. While boiling, extracts from the soy … [Read more...]

Betamax (Grilled Blood)

You might think that this is your ordinary Betamax®, but it is not. It's actually a street slang for grilled chicken blood. Wait a minute, did I read it correctly? How can you grill something that is in liquid form? Most of you might be wondering how this happened, let me just give you a brief background on how this is done. Chicken blood is extracted from the chicken in … [Read more...]