Pili Nut

Have you heard of or tasted pili nut candies?

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You can find this wonderful tree here at Sorsogon City, Philippines (Bicol region). When I was a kid I used to climb the pili tree to pick a lot of these nuts. Of course I can’t do that anymore now.

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I just love eating the fresh green pili fruit after cracking up its hard nut. What a feat of challenge! If you think cracking open roasted Chinese or American nuts is a challenge, try the pili nut and you’d know what I mean. It’s worth the effort because the pili nuts tastes so good! I like it better than the pili nut candy.

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Here at my home province you can have all the pili nuts for free. But, you have to climb the tree yourself to pick the fruits. Hahaha! Just kidding!

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