Manila, July 8 -- Around 76 entries of traditional delicacies were presented at the 4th Karan-un Festival in Can-avid, Eastern Samar.

Each entry presented 100 pieces of native delicacies they proudly cooked. The Karan-un Festival held Sunday is part of the 71st founding anniversary of Can-avid, a fishing and farming towns in Eastern Samar.

"In the past four years, we have been holding this annual event to promote our native delicacies in support to culinary tourism," Can-avid town tourism officer Baste Pomarejos said in a phone interview Monday.

Most delicacies presented are unique in Eastern Samar such as the salukara, a delicacy similar to pancakes but made up of grated rice with tuba (wine extracted from coconut tree).

Another native...