The papait (mollugo oppositifolia Linn.), also called sarsalida and malagoso in Tagalog, and slender carpetweed in English, cheng geng xing su cao in Chinese, is popular among bitter-loving Ilokanos who has the distinct and rather unique taste preference for something bitter–the more bitter, the better.

You can read one delicious way to consume this edible bile of a plant here.

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