03 January 2011
Hot Salty Sour Mango
Artful and functional mango slicing: a goal for 2011.
My brother insists that spicy salt has been around Manila streets for awhile, but it's the first time I've seen it. (We usually enjoy our unripe mango with salt and bagoong or shrimp paste-- sour, savory, and salty.)
Siling labuyo, little evil doll chilis.
Don $ Pulubi (pulubi = beggar) Something "new" in my life.
Table cover made with politico propaganda tarpaulin. The rubber stamp maker is a fixture in Manila streets. They are the unsung heroes o...
Catering to a niche market. Long absence, again. If posting has been quite erratic, blame the itchy feet and PLDT DSL kabulokan . Anyway,...
1875 illustration of a carinderia in El Oriente newspaper. I love carinderias . Whilst on long-haul buses I have a Pavlovian hunger-relat...
Kinunot-style shark. It tastes like crab, apparently. As previously mentioned, mangroves serve as a mediator between two envir...