National Geographic : 1957 Mar
© National Geographic Society + Exploded Rice Puffs Like Popcorn as Hungry Children Flock Around Each boy or girl brings his own dish of raw white rice. Operators pour the grain into a pressure chamber rotating above charcoal embers. Heated, the fluffy white kernels pop from the cham ber into the mesh bag. + Three Cents Buys a Stick of Candied Malay Apples Sugar coating on the crisp fruit (center) provides savor and eye appeal. This pushcart man in suburban Taipei threads seven or eight apples onto each bamboo sliver. To attract attention at night, he lights the small bulbs on the crossbar.