If You Love Cheese Rolls, You’ll Want to Try These

They've also got rolls that are filled with Belgian chocolate.

When you say cheese rolls, what likely comes to mind is the soft, fluffy kind that you can get at the neighborhood panaderya—which are delicious in their own right. But over in Cuba, cheese rolls refer to a danish-like pastry, with a flaky pastry wrapping a cheese filling that’s part-savory, part-sweet. The said style was popularized in the U.S. by Porto’s, a Cuban bakery in Southern California which is said to sell 1.5 million cheese rolls a month. If you’re hankering for a taste, check this out: local purveyor Cheese Rolls by Miss J makes cheese rolls inspired by the said bakery.

Original Cheese Rolls
Cheese Rolls by Miss J takes their cue from the famous Porto’s bakery.
PHOTO BY Facebook/Cheese Rolls by Miss J

Cheese Rolls by Miss J’s Cheese Rolls are sweet, cheesy, and flaky—just like the Porto’s version, but they’ve made it all their own. You can get a box of a dozen of the Original for P395. These cheese rolls are baked fresh daily, so you can savor its crisp-yet-light exterior and creamy interior at its best.


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This local shop also has limited-edition flavors of its cheese rolls that are worth a try. If you’re looking for a fruity twist, go for the Tropical Guava (P475/dozen), which has a guava filling along with the cheese. And if you’re really looking to treat yourself, try the Belgian Chocolate (P475/dozen)—a.k.a. the original cheese rolls with a decadent chocolate filling.


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Tropical Guava Cheese Rolls
A guava filling adds a welcome fruity kick in the Tropical Guava.
PHOTO BY Facebook/Cheese Rolls by Miss J
Belgian Chocolate Cheese Rolls
Chocolate lovers, don’t miss the Belgian Chocolate Cheese Rolls!
PHOTO BY Facebook/Cheese Rolls by Miss J

You can try these cheesy treats for yourself by sending Cheese Rolls by Miss J a message on Facebook or Instagram. They accept payments through bank deposit (BDO or BPI) and GCash. They can deliver anywhere in Manila through Lalamove, Grab, or Mr. Speedy; note that you’ll be shouldering the delivery fee. You also have the option to pick your orders up in Alabang.


For orders, send a message to Cheese Rolls by Miss J a message on Facebook or Instagram.

This story originally appeared on Spot.ph.

* Minor edits have been made by the Yummy.ph editors.



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