Ayala Museum and Served Manila are back with another tasting and historical exploration.
Join food historian Felice Prudente Sta. Maria in a trip back to Manila of the 1820s through 1850s as depicted in Tipos del Pais paintings from Ayala Museum’s exhibit “Intertwined: Transpacific Transcultural Philippines”
Listen to the stories behind the food items that can be traced to the era when resident Hispanics were becoming nativised and indios were selecting what they favored in Spanish lifestyle.
This is a LECTURE only option.
Images used: After Damian Domingo. Un Mestizo Estudiante de Manila. Ca. 1820s-1830s. Gouache on pith paper. 22.6x15.6cm. Ayala Museum Collection. Illustration inspired by Studio of Guan Lianchang, also known as Tingqua (Chinese, active dates 1830–1879); after Justiniano Asuncion (Filipino, 1816–1896). A Woman in the Philippines. 1841-44. Gouache on paper. 35.243 x 26.67 cm. Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts