Singkamas

It is singkamas season again in Tagudin. You could see singkamas vendors lined up along the highway between Tallaoen and Bimmanga by the cemetery at this time of the year. Singkamas is locally grown in this part of Tagudin. Along with the locals, you could see travelers stopping by to buy singkamas along the highway. The Singkamas or Jicama season in tagudin usually starts from mid February to sometime in March. Singkamas is a good source of dietary fiber and certains vitamins such as vitamin C and B-complex. This edible root is also a good thirst quencher during the warmer months in the Philippines for it contains a lot of water.