Object Rewind E04: The History of Betel Chewing in the Philippines

Munch Over Lunch

The four mop-topped boys from Liverpool had nothing on the original Betel-mania that swept Asia.

In the Philippines, traces of the tradition of betel quid chewing can be found all over the archipelago. But nowadays, only a few continue this practice. Let’s munch on the delightful history of mama/nganga.
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