After sorting through the rips of waves in Calicoan Surf Camp and charmed by the simple life of its host town, Guiuan, it’s back to Tacloban to hitch on the plane back to busy Manila. With only a few hours to spare, little token treats, or pasalubongs, was mandatory for Filipino culture.
A fellow food tripper who had roots in Leyte suggested to get two famous rice made desserts to bring back home. So the driver of The Surf Camp brought us to places to buy the stuff, and sealed shut, Manila-bound.
Quite surprisingly, the packaging seemed like a reminder of the way Londres and Pianono of Bauan, Batangas is packaged: in brown unsuspecting boxes. As a matter of fact, this one seemed to resemble the famous Filipino Balikbayan Box. And like Balikbayan Boxes, it holds goodies for people at home.