Smile Magazine – Treasures Of The Field

I was able to work with restaurateur Amy Besa of Purple Yam Malate once again for Smile Magazine‘s September 2015 issue. Ever since the first time I met Amy, I knew she had a passion for indigenous ingredients. She loved sharing this passion with others. She really believed how rich the Philippines was when it … Continue reading

Purple Yam: Home Cooked

When People Asia asked me to photograph Amy Besa of Purple Yam Malate, I smiled to myself. I knew it was going to be another insightful shoot with creative and delicious dishes like when I shot her menu for a holiday feast for Smile Magazine. True enough, it was another wonderful experience with interesting dishes like … Continue reading

Smile Magazine – A Holiday Feast

photography by jar concengco

A big surprise waited for me as I stepped up to Amy Besa’s ancestral home for this shoot. Smile Magazine asked me to photograph a special menu Amy Besa and her team at Purple Yam Malate came up with for the feast of all holiday feasts. And I was going to see it all happen … Continue reading