Bobot Candy-Coated Peanuts… “vintage” Filipino candies from the 1990s. Made by Highland Confectionery Mfg. Inc. in Mandaue City, Philippines. Sold in packs containing 24 small packages, each containing four nuts.
Photo by Mildred Cruz… Balaw-balaw is a side dish that’s a specialty of Rizal province. It has a distinctive pinkish/light purplish color. “It’s like buro but without rice. Just shrimps, coconut milk, bamboo shoots, and ginger.”