The Uok or Ook is a delicacy usually served during special occasion like Christmas. It is harvested by the mangyans and sold to the town. The mangyans normally exchange uok for clothes or rice. There are many variety of this insect larvae but the edible one is found only in a tree which is locally called "Dungon". It is usually boiled in water and sauteed in oil. It is also used as the main ingredient in sinigang.


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April 17, 2008 at 1:41 AM comment-delete

masarap b yan?

April 17, 2008 at 1:42 AM comment-delete

nakatikim nako niyan1 parang may gata. kasi malakas sa protina.

April 17, 2008 at 2:54 AM comment-delete

parang gusto kong makakain ng mga ganyang delicacy. Muka naman silang juicy ah!

April 17, 2008 at 10:54 PM comment-delete

Wow this is something new. I never really knew much about the Mangyans so this is added knowledge. Glad you are proud of your heritage.

April 22, 2008 at 4:39 AM comment-delete

nakakain ba yan? wahhhhh!!!! kadiri naman

April 23, 2008 at 7:32 AM comment-delete

Yummy, yummy ! ;-)

April 23, 2008 at 4:46 PM comment-delete

kahit na ibahin pa ang pangalan nyan, uod pa rin yan. hehe.

April 23, 2008 at 5:50 PM comment-delete

ano lasa?

April 25, 2008 at 11:57 AM comment-delete

anung lasa nga naman? mukha syang masarap kung iihaw tas lalagyan ng kamatis, sibuyas. tsalap.

sendki narinig/nabasa mo na ba ang "cultural relativism?" e "ethnocentrism?"

May 5, 2008 at 4:03 PM comment-delete

parang masarap. pang fear factor ang show ahh.

May 5, 2008 at 7:23 PM comment-delete

Hello Richard..

Kakatuwa naman itong pagkain na ito. Nakakapaglaway.

May 28, 2008 at 5:55 AM comment-delete

yuck!! ito pala yung sinasabi mong pasalubong hahahaha!! buti na lang hindi ako nagcomment sa latest post mo, clinick ko muna to hahahaa,.. kadiri talaga!! grabe!!! ggrrrrr!! hahahaa


October 31, 2008 at 11:57 AM comment-delete