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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Benguet's rice burger with "kinuday" recipe wins 1st place in DA's regional cookfest contest

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Cordillera - Benguet cuisine, Cordillera rice burger with ‘kinuday’ recipe, bags 1st Place represented by Charity Joy Dulnuan of Sablan, Benguet during the Regional Cookfest conducted by Department of Agriculture-Cordillera (DA-CAR) through the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) via virtual screening at the New Conference Hall, Guisad, Baguio City on April 21, 2021.

This is in support to the celebration of the National Filipino Food Month (FFM) also known as “Buwan ng Kalutong Pilipino” this April 2021. The FFM takes place to promote, preserve, and ensure the introduction of vast Filipino culinary traditions to the present and future generations.

On the other hand, Percy Innog of Kalinga (‘binungor’ cuisine), Ramos Puracan of Apayao (‘sinursuran’ cuisine), Analyn Farongyad Kayad of Mountain Province (‘pinikpikan with etag’ cuisine), Celito Taguyongan of Ifugao (‘inlagim na pato’ cuisine) , and Belen Blanza of Abra (‘miki’ cuisine) ranked 2nd to 6th Place, respectively. 

Regional Technical Director for Operations Danilo P. Daguio expressed his appreciation to the attached agencies, local government units (LGUs), farmers, fishers, and institutional partners on their active support and involvement to the activities being implemented by the department. 

He added that the agency continues to support activities that promote indigenous food systems and cultures in the region as well as to provide support to farmers and fisherfolks.

Further, Elmer Macalingay, owner of Ecolodge and Health 100 Restoreant in Baguio City; Glorinita Lasuden, and Tessie Lingbanan of Agricultural Training Institute-Cordillera (ATI-CAR) are the judges during the regional contest.

Prior to the regional activity, the provincial cookfest for the six provinces was also facilitated and documented by the AMAD in coordination with the Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Information Section (RAFIS) following the minimum IATF protocol brought about by this pandemic

source || DA Press Release



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