General Santos’ Wet Market

When I was younger, I loved accompanying our cook to the wet market seeing all the fresh produce and seafood and coming home and watching her cook. Til this very day, I love exploring new markets in the country and abroad, however big or small they may be. My passion for food is re-ignited and my creative juices begin to flow as I see all the  wonderful produce and fish of the bountiful sea. This was the first time I visited the Gen San market and I was so amazed at how fresh the seafood was. The Veggies, amazing!

Guso or seaweed. 30 pesos a kilo? That's so cheap!

Salay-salay glistening. This immediately caught my eye. So fresh. Wanted to buy and make paksiw na isda! yuuum! Look at those eyes! Uberly Fresh

Displayed in acrobatic form. 😛

Huge and fresh Maya-Maya

One of my faves... Talakitok or aka Jacks. This was a huge fish! Never seen a talakitok this big

Sea Bass... Another huge one!

cute little girl selling garlic and onions.

Beautiful blue stripes ran across the top of this fish. Look at how fresh the eyes are. crystal clear!

I find these fish too pretty to eat. 😦

After a wonderful afternoon in the market accompanied my my darling niece/cousin Kyla, we picked up my son from the house and went to the mall to walk around and grab a little snack.

My niece, Kyla. Thanks for coming with me 😀

enjoying their noodles and siomai 😀 Same smile, don't ya think? 😉

I can’t wait to head back to the market and take photos of all the wonderful veggies, root crops and fruits that caught my eye while I was there. I’ll be back! 😀

“Food nourishes the body as God’s Word nourishes the soul”

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1 comment
  1. Babyruth said:

    My first time to see live fish outside of an aquarium, Pri!
    And your GenSan wet market is sooooo HUGE!
    WOW!
    I hardly go to a wet market, but, that was a real treat!
    Thanks for bringing us there.

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