Throughout the years, Philippines have been known to be a rich source of delicious delicacies and dishes. With this, Filipinos have developed adventurous taste buds. This paved way to the discovery of various unique dishes that are simply seen here in the Philippines. One of the popular unique delicacies that people can enjoy in the Philippines is the local favorite called tamilok. As what is commonly described by the people who have seen it, tamilok is a grayish, slimy and long worm – looking creature that can be found living in mangrove trees. Because it is found in mangroves, tamilok is abundant in Palawan region. People would commonly flinch at the sight of tamilok delicacy in Palawan because it would appear as a worm. However, Tamilok is not a worm but a mollusk.
Though it cannot be denied that it can be disgusting to look at but its taste has been hailed as simply exceptional. The locals of Palawan would consider tamilok as a delicious delicacy. With this, tourists who visit Palawan are encouraged to have a taste of tamilok delicacy. Indeed, the experience of being able to have a taste of tamilok delicacy in Palawan is truly one of a kind and memorable. Read more »