Kaladkarin Diaries

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


A journey of great love and heartbreak…

July 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

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 Keh – 面煎粿

Just when everyone thinks pancakes are just from the US…

September 2, 2016 · Leave a comment