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Pinoys’ top ‘how to’ Google searches this year show their love for food

By Brooke Villanueva Published Dec 10, 2020 4:23 am

This year’s top Google searches in the Philippines highlight Filipinos’ love for food.

Apart from searching for tutorials on keeping safe from COVID-19, staying fit and healthy, and solving math problems, Pinoys also Googled how to make delectable treats like “How to make dalgona coffee?” at number one, “How to make leche flan?” at number five, and “How to make pancakes?” at number eight.

  1. How to make dalgona coffee?
  2. How to wear a surgical mask?
  3. How to compute BMI?
  4. How to boost the immune system?
  5. How to make leche flan?
  6. How to divide fractions?
  7. How to solve quadratic equations?
  8. How to make pancakes?
  9. How to apply an SSS calamity loan online?
  10. How to prevent COVID-19? 

Such were among the most searched topics by Filipinos on the popular search engine in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Health and safety protocols have been implemented in different areas of the country since March, including a stay-at-home order in place. For that reason, many seem to have gotten creative in the kitchen, making their own takes on different food trends and local staples.

Need more ideas in perking up the aforementioned food favorites? Read on.

Dalgona coffee

“How to make dalgona coffee?” topped the list of Google’s “how to” searches in the PH. While most of us continue to enjoy making its coffee version in the “new normal” work set-up, some still prefer alternatives to it. Watch the video above to know how you can make this yummy beverage with matcha, strawberry, chocolate, and hazelnut.

Leche flan

Curious as to how you can take this classic Filipino dessert to the next level? Top it off with avocado, cookies and cream, chocolate, or mangoes as shown in this YouTube post!

Pancakes

Who doesn’t love pancakes? Having these munchies for breakfast is one of the best ways to start your day! In this video, you’ll see how you can make it a lot more fun and exciting with different variations such as cinnamon, raspberry cheesecake, chocolate peanut butter, birthday cake, red velvet, banana pancake split, chocolate banana pancake dogs, and s’mores. 

Have some Insta-worthy food snaps? Share them with us in the comments!