Soy-simmered food: lou mei – 滷味

Lou mei (滷味) is the name given to the dishes prepared by simmering in a large volume of seasoned soy-based sauce before cooking, as a marinade. It is the brother of siu mei and lap cheung, as they three are under the general classification of being cantonese style cooked meats (or siu laap, 烧腊)

Fried pork intestine (炸大腸)

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Estampitas religiosas – Holy cards

Holy cards, also known as prayer cards or mass cards, are small printings of devotional scenes, religious iconography and saints, typically palm-sized for convenient handling. The reverse usually has a prayer, either asking for divine intercession or commemorating special moments related with their beliefs.

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