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The sinigangs and the adobo have several variants in the whole archipelago but it taste delicious still. I think because this book is a collection of essays and columns written over long periods of time and published in many different places, this makes the book as a whole a little redundant Still, it s the most comprehensive and historical body of work I have read on Filipino foodways, and that also turns a pretty good critical eye towards colonialism, gender roles expectations, and mass media. Classic read A must for anyone who loves Philippine cuisine. tae i was so sad when she diedsinusundan ko pa naman ang articles nya sa PDI I love her writings Food and culture are really inextricable a good gift book even to those who don t read. This book is HARD TO FIND It s out of print and the going rate for used copies online seems to be about 200 I was luckily able to get it on inter library loan.The volume is basically a collection of magazine columns that Fernandez wrote, I think mostly during the 1980s, with a couple ofacademic articles mixed in Like any collection based work, it has its higher and lower points For me, it was extremely interesting to read a Filipina writing about food for Filipina os rather than for Americans or a global audience Compare this book, for example, to the recent I Am A Filipino by Nicole Ponseca The latter, while also great and worthwhile, spends its time covering the basics and thus doesn t dive deep on anything In Tikim, on the other hand, Fernandez assumes that the reader is generally conversant in Filipino food, meaning that she can go intodepth on things such as different varieties of shrimp found throughout the archipelago or traditional cooking pots There is also a decent amount of untranslated Tagalog and Spanish the latter from old cookbooks , which could be difficult for me at times At its best, Tikim reminded me of Tamar Adler s food writing, touching both on the food itself and the role it plays in people s lives Unfortunately, I can also see the connection to why it is out of print in the U.S the market for people looking for a non introductory book on Filipino food must be pretty small But for those in that market, it s definitely worth picking up if you can borrow it or find it at a decent price. `Free Pdf ✓ Tikim: Essays on Philippine Food and Culture ☃ FROM THE BOOK What S CookingThe Old And The New The Provincial And The Pop The Slow And The Fast The Past, The Present, The Future That S What S Cooking In Philippine Cuisine Which Means That, As The Most Popular People Created, People Processed And People Consumed Segment Of Popular Culture, It Is Dynamic And Changing, Living And Lively Writing About Food When One Describes Food, One Does Not Use Words Alone, But The Readers Remembering As Well Of Past Pleasures, Savored Sensations One Writes On And With The Readers Palates, Alluding To Food Tasted As Children, Drawing On Their Reservoirs Of Pleasure In Effect, One Draws On All Of The Culture That Shaped Oneself And One S Readers On Mangoes We Wager That The Mango Memories Of Many A Filipino Still Revolve Around The Fruit Ripening To Fragrance In Maytime Around Fat Golden Halves Dripping Their Juice On Glistening Suman In Antipolo Around Mangoes Peeled Whole With The Hands On Farms And At Fiestasto Drip On Chin And Clothes Around Mangoes Chilled In River Water Rather Than In Refrigerators, While The Feasters To Be Swim In The Rivers Of Childhood Around Mangoes Sweet Because Stolen From Consenting Uncles Or Neighbors Around The Fruit Not As Commercial Product, But As Pledge Of Time And Season And Memory