Marumpi is what we call to a kind of large sea snail commonly found almost in every sea shore in the Philippines. They are actually the spider shell. The flesh is edible as I have already tasted. As far as I know, this is not considered endangered species. It is common among the fishing village along the sea side.
The Philippine National Police of Region 1 has intensified the campaign against all forms of illegal drugs seized around Php459,661,948.53 worth of prohibited drugs for the first semester of 2014 .
PCSupt. Roman A. Felix, Regional Director of PNP Region 1 said this is much higher as compared to the same period last year with only 52.7 million worth of confiscated illegal drugs.
The Philippine National Police encouraged all gun holders in the region especially those with expired and unrenewed licenses to secure the License to Own and Possess Firearms (LTOPF) as mandatory requirement for firearms registration and firearms license renewal.
PCSupt. Roman Felix, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 1 called the attention of all gunholders in the region.
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Daligdig is a kind of mussel so common in our place Ilocos. I don’t know if this can be considered as exotic food or just a unique food. As I have said, daligdig is common in Ilocandia, well, particularly in San Esteban. It is gathered along the seashore particularly in sandy part of the shore where some sea grass grows. The fishermen gather daligdig in the grassy part of the shore which can be easily seen when the sea is in low tide.
Life is hard in the mountains. Only few plants can grow and fruit better in the high altitude and stony plateau of the community.
This is the reason why at least some of the villagers are seduced to plant prohibited plant like cannabis or marijuana. Farming cannabis is as easy as any other agricultural products and so conducive to cold place but it is unlawful. Did I say big earning, yes this is the best reason why they farm marijuana.
But it is illegal!
Dish is more delicious when ingredients are done with almiris. Ingredients like pepper, garlic, lemon grass, and other kinds of kitchen condiments that need to be crush, squeeze and pulverize.
This is what we called almiris or mortar and pestle. Ilocano prefer to use stone rather than plastic, wood mortar and pestle. We believed that ingredients done in almiris bring out the true taste of the food.