The lockdown imposed by the government due to the Covid-19 pandemic appeared to have forced many Filipinos to try out various food recipes in their homes during the month of April.
This is according to Google Philippines, which recapped the most searched terms and queries that topped curiosity of Filipinos while under community quarantine.
“Recipes, bread, and cake all surged to a record high during the month,” the Internet firm said in a news bulletin.
The following searches spiked +5,000%:
“Dalgona coffee recipe instant coffee”
“Puto pao recipe”
“How to make condensed milk cake”.
Searches that spiked +3,250%.
“Sotanghon guisado recipe”
The most searched recipe terms are:
Maja blanca recipe
Banana cake recipe
Leche flan recipe
Chicken curry recipe
Dalgona coffee recipe
Meanwhile, coronavirus was the 5th most searched term in the Philippines during April (behind YouTube, “Facebook”, “Translate” and “MP3”). Search interest for the pandemic surged to a new high nationally, peaking on April 13.
The region with the highest search interest over April is Central Visayas, followed by Eastern Visayas and Caraga.
Among other trending topics over the month is the Department of Social Welfare and Development, which reached an all time high on 5 April.
Most searched questions for coronavirus in April
What is coronavirus?
Is coronavirus airborne?
Is there a cure for coronavirus?
How many cases of coronavirus in the Philippines?
When will coronavirus end?
How to prevent coronavirus?
What country has no coronavirus?
When did coronavirus start?
How to know if you have coronavirus?
How does Taiwan control coronavirus?
Most searched coronavirus-related terms in April
Coronavirus death toll
Regions as ranked by search interest for coronavirus in April
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