Half-kilogram of clams (halaan) costs twenty-five pesos. This shellfish will be boiled to provide broth to mung bean noodles, spiced with ginger.
Meanwhile, half-kilogram of bigger clam species (locally known as lukan) will be grilled. For only fifty pesos (excluding the cost of butter and coal briquettes), delectable treats will regale my tongue.
Newly unearthed peanuts costs only fifty pesos per kilogram. Affordable goobers will be boiled for snack:
The total price tag is only 125 pesos. Bring that amount to the supermarket, and what will you get?