30 June 2010
A couple of vegetable stalls.
A man waits at what I like to call a "mini-deria".
Frighteningly colored pampalamig or cooling drinks, like aguas frescas.
A sari-sari store sponsored by both Coke and Pepsi.
Mother-in-law's tongue planted in a row.
One of the many public declarations of personal attractiveness in public scrawlings.
22 June 2010
14 June 2010
Palm leaves make for labor-intensive but free, beautiful, and 100% biodegradable packaging. The woman said it was pakaskas , a snack made in...
Kinunot-style shark. It tastes like crab, apparently. As previously mentioned, mangroves serve as a mediator between two envir...
Mmmm. I was never a fan of puto Biñan , those spongy, sweet pieces of bready rice cake (or cakey rice bread) cooked in a bilao and cut in...
A gracefully shaped saw at the Bilibid Prison grounds, Muntinlupa. Handmade out of a single heavy scrap iron rod, with a new set of "te...
1875 illustration of a carinderia in El Oriente newspaper. I love carinderias . Whilst on long-haul buses I have a Pavlovian hunger-relat...