The aisles are neatly divided according to countries such as Japan, Korea, India and Mexico, but the market has a noticeable huge variety of ingredients used in Latin American cuisine like these fresh edible cactus called nopales and cactus fruits (shown below) as well as different fresh and bottled hot chilis.
Shown below are some unusual and very interesting varieties of Asian vegetables sold at the the market.
|eggplant varieties (shown above and below)|
|we call these "ampalaya" (bitter gourd)|
|star fruit or "balimbing"|
|I was amazed to see fresh sugarcane|
|very fresh oyster mushrooms (shown above and below)|
|yam variety that we like in Manila|
|wood tortilla presses and Asian rice bowls|
|Japanese cake rolls and noodles|