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    Atchara, a Must Buy from Calaca City, Batangas

    My trip to Calaca will never be complete without eating or taking home Atchara, can be Atsara or Achara. Calaca is known to have the finest Atchara. It is home to the Calacatchara Festival which Calaqueños celebrate every May. “Atchara (also spelled achara or atsara), is a pickle made from grated unripe papaya popular in the Philippines. This dish is often served as a side dish for fried or grilled foods such as pork barbecue. The name may come from several names for South Asian pickle and is related to acar from neighboring Indonesia and Malaysia.” – Wikipedia There are different types of Atchara in the Philippines but nothing beats,…