Coming from a seminar-workshop on mother tongue-based multilingual education (MTB-MLE) with focus on Ilokano literature, held at Cagayan State University campus in Sanchez Mira, Cagayan, we’re on our way home to Tuguegarao City. We’re tired and super hungry, it’s already close to 12 o’clock noon when we reached the town of Allacapan. We decided to have our lunch in Brgy. Tamboli, a remote farming community. We went first to the Allacapan public market to “fish” (the place is “fishy”) as we decided to have something “fishy” this time, having kind of spent from too much meat dishes when we were in Sanchez Mira.
Here’s what we found: