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Asin sa Buy-o is on the brink of extinction with only a handful of salt-makers left in the Philippines.

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Asin sa Buy-o only has a handful of salt-makers left in the Philippines.   It’s a Filipino artisanal salt made by asinderos in some provinces like Zambales.   The salt-making process dates way back but we might just be at the brink of losing this culinary heritage.   Watch the full video here: https://youtu.be/xgnPjDgaY8s

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At first glance, the asin tibuok would look like a huge egg. Some even call it a dragon egg.   This salt is made with knowledge from Filipinos during the pre-colonial Philippines.   The process is so long that a single batch would take a minimum of 3 months.   Learn more about it here: https://youtu.be/Pd1YtrTXa4c