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How do sustainable and resilient food systems help preserve Filipino culinary heritage? As we continue to strive for a better normal, it is important to cultivate adaptive food systems for healthy diets and improved nutrition, while also promoting local food and cuisines.

In this episode (aired on July 16), learn more about the country’s culinary heritage from across the regions of the Philippines, as well as the importance of mapping local food and cuisines as a way to revitalize our rich culinary heritage.

Listen to chefs and restaurateurs, including Chef Jam Melchor, Founder of the Philippine Culinary Heritage Movement and Head of the Slow Food Youth Network Philippines; Datu Shariff Pendatun III, chef and author of “On The Cuisine of Muslim Mindanao"; Ms. Amy Besa, restaurateur, author, and owner of Purple Yam in New York; Ms. Louella Eslao-Alix, culinary heritage author; Ms. Luth Camiña from Camiña Balay nga Bato in Iloilo; and Mr. Arvin Villalon, National Cultural Mapping Facilitator from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).

Watch the full episode through our YouTube channel: