Kaladkarin Diaries

Ramblings about food, cooking, recipes, travels, history and walking around Manila.

Hokkien Style Huat Keh (發糕)

Have you ever made huat keh from scratch instead of buying them from Chinese bakeries in Binondo?

March 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ibong Dayo Festival 2018

A well “feathered” day…

February 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Great Buddha Cafe

Finally something new in Manila Chinatown!

February 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Postcards, Art and Manila

When people say postcards are boring…

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Salt on a Bird’s Tail

this post does not have anything to do with a Swedish fairy tale… but it does have a lot to do with salt, wild birds, a family business, a community and 7 birdwatchers…

March 29, 2017 · 4 Comments

Ban Zhan Kueh – 面煎粿

Just when everyone thinks pancakes are just from the US…

September 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Third Space Studio Cafe

If portraits could talk, I swear it was enticing me to visit the cafe…

August 23, 2016 · 6 Comments