Gift Ideas! Bottled Food Products That Are Proudly Pinoy
Give your friends delicious bottled food gifts while supporting local producers!
Still looking for holiday gifts for the foodies on your list? These bottled goods are all made by local producers and showcase the country's cultural heritage and must-try products:
eHarvest focuses on bringing organic, artisanal, and gourmet goods to your doorstep. Every ingredient is carefully curated and sourced for good-quality products. The Gourmet Bits of Tuyo is satisfyingly savory with a tart kick of vinegar in every bite. Their Artisanal Tuyo and Dulong (available in both mild and spicy) are also worthy of your pantry space!
Order online or via 0917-5953776
This small cafe and bakery's shelves are filled with local treats. Chef Mira Cruz stays on top of her bottled offerings that come in all shapes and sizes: Dulce de Leche Spread, Coco Jam, and a variety of peanut butters (Crunchy, Sugar-Free, Matcha White Chocolate) make it difficult to choose which bottles to bring home.
Artisan Emporium is at the Lower Ground Level or Estancia, Capitol Commons, Pasig City
Casa Carmela products take pride in their small-scale production system: they aim to preserve cultural heritage by respecting artisanal processes to create Philippine products that are true to their roots. Their Bacolod-in-a-bottle is a must-try: a trio or inasal marinade, grilling oil, and dipping sauce.
Casa Carmela products can be found at Gourmet Corner at Plaza San Antonio, Forbes Park, and Providore at SM Aura, Taguig City. You can also call 0917-8196483 for Christmas set orders.
Llanera's Pickled Quail Eggs and Shallots is sweet, tart, and spicy all in one bite. Have it with your salads or as a side dish with your grilled meats.
Orders via 0917-8016772.
Real Food has all the healthiest ingredients and products that you can get your hands on in the local market. On top of the dozens of local brands that they host on their shelves, they also have a line of local products that they produce: Tinapa Bits in Lime Peel and Olive Oil and their Tinapa Bits in Chili Garlic are highly addictive!
Real Food is at Molito Lifestyle Mall, Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
You can indulge and still be healthy at the same time! Sarah's Vegan Butter is made with extra virgin coconut oil.
Find it at Artisan Emporium, Lower Ground Level of Estancia, Capitol Commons.
Joyce Aragon makes simple, delicious, homemade food that boast local ingredients. Grab her savory Portobello Mushroom Dip, along with her bite-sized Melba Toast slices and bring them to all your potluck parties!
Order via 0917-5232913.