Local Strawberries and Other Goodies You Can Grab at the Market


Strawberries from the nearby farms…

Jams and peanuts, baskets and brooms…

Fruit of the land and work of human hands.

Baguio City Market, Northern Philippines


Purple Eggs, Anyone?


(Purple eggs sold side by side with normal eggs in a market in the Philippines.)

They weren’t laid by some exotic bird. These are actually salted duck eggs. A popular preparation method involves dipping and curing the eggs in a mixture of clay, salt and water for two weeks.

The salted eggs are then cleaned and boiled, and sold in the market pre-cooked. They are colored purple to distinguish them from  normal raw eggs.

Traditionally consumed for breakfast, they have apparently found their way into Southeast Asian recipes and even desserts!

Not that they were wanting attention to begin with!


Eat Your Excuses for Breakfast

Whoever said “Eat your excuses for breakfast and move on” knew a thing or two. 🙂


(Synonyms of Flavorful from merriam-webster.com)
appetizing, delectable, delish, delicious, flavorsome, luscious, lush, mouthwatering, palatable, savory, scrumptious, succulent, tasteful, tasty, toothsome, toothy, yummy, delightful, heavenly, pleasing, gratifying, satisfying, delicate, exquisite.

Here’s another one for good measure.
“One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast.”
– Robert Heinlein