Liquid chef Kalel Demetrio bares his handy tools he takes with him whenever in the Philippines he may be foraging
DJI Mavic Pro
“I like its set-and-forget operation. It’s also good for doing recon on potentially dangerous yet interesting areas.”
DJI Authorized Retail Store, 146 LP Leviste St., Salcedo Village, Makati City
Custom-made foraging knives
Yes, you can get knives you can use for foraging from outdoor adventure stores, but why not go the extra mile and have someone from Batangas make them for you?
Pandoy Pulido, @pandoypulido on Instagram
13-inch MacBook Pro
A proven workhorse. One of Apple’s latest iterations come in two variants: with a TouchBar (convenient for some users) and without.
Starts at Php76,990.00
Power Mac Center, 3/L Glorietta 5, Makati City
Assorted bar tools
The basics: jiggers, tin shakers, a muddler, a strainer, and a bar spoon.
Philippine Bar Products and Spirits Library on Facebook
Headgear are a necessity when foraging. Show off your personality with your headgear and you’ll be the life of the foraging party.
Kalel buys anything interesting he spots whenever he travels
Notebook and pen
Good for jotting down names of the ingredients you find and where you found them.
Stanley Tylon 8m/26’ tape measure
For cutting a branch, weed, or anything you need to measure.
Western Digital MYPassport (1 TB)
You’ll have a lot of photos from your drone, phone, and camera. You’ll need at least a terabyte of storage. Trust us.
Asianic, 3/F Festival Supermall, Alabang, Muntinlupa City