Kaladkarin Diaries

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

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

Wan Kee Bakery

One of the old Chinoy bakeries that would send you back to your childhood days…

August 20, 2016 · 4 Comments

The Hungry Ghost Month

It’s the 7th month of the lunar calendar once again. My mom kept reminding me to clear my schedule for August 18th so we could prepare for the offerings for … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 · 1 Comment