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This Ensaymada Is Cheesy, Buttery, And Crunchy!

It’s great for breakfast or merienda.
Filipinos love breakfast freshly-baked bread. Besides the panaderia pandesal, the buttery and sugar-sprinkled ensaymada is also considered a merienda staple. Must Be Mom’s, known for its fluffy ensaymada, offers a different version.If you haven’t tried a crunchy version of ensaymada, Must Be Mom’s takes ...

This Is One Of The Oldest Bakeries In The Philippines

You can find Hojaldres here, a flaky, buttery biscuit made from layers and layers of dough!
Step inside Panaderia de Molo in Iloilo City and you will be greeted by shelves of biscuits and pastries—galletas, biscocho, broas, toasted mamon, and more. You can also buy pre-made molo soup, everything in it made from scratch (even the molo wrapper ...

What To Eat In Batangas On Your Next Road Trip

There's more than just Barako coffee.
One thing you’ll notice when you make a trip to Lipa, Batangas is that there’s a quiet buzz in the city. Public transportation taking people to and fro, bakeries opening shop at the crack of dawn, people in constant motion, the whole ...

We Have Recipes Of Your Panaderia Favorites

We love our tinapay.
We all have memories of the delicious scent from panaderias, where butter, flour, eggs, and sugar combine to make magical pastries. Your neighborhood bakery doesn’t just cook up flavors of your favorite Filipino bread, but they do cook up memories. Who doesn’t ...

These Are The Christmas Gifts You Should Give For Someone Who Loves Food

Show your favorite foodie some love this Christmas!
If you have a big food fan on your Christmas gift list, you don't have to stress over what to give them. If you're racking your brains for gifts to put under your favorite foodie's Christmas tree, why not give them something ...

WATCH: How to Make Malunggay Pandesal

Use this recipe to make this nutrient-packed pandesal.
Have you tried malunggay pandesal? Malunggay leaves (moringa) is packed with vitamin C, vitamin A, and calcium—making it a super-healthy ingredient that's usually used in soupy dishes and stews. You can also add malunggay leaves to homemade pandesal. These soft buns are ...

WATCH: You Can Make The Panaderia-Style Ensaymada From Your Childhood

Recreate your fave bread from the neighborhood bakery.
Ensaymada (or ensaimada) is a well-loved sweet Filipino coiled bread. It's usually topped with butter, sugar, and grated salty cheese. The ones from your neighborhood bakery (the ones you might remember from your childhood merienda) might be slathered with margarine and topped ...

This Panaderia's Crinkles + Doughnuts Will Make Your Inner Child Smile

The nostalgic tastes and textures of your neighborhood bakery’s crinkles, donuts and pandesal just got ‘gram friendly.
Across Café Dominique’s wall in white large font reads: WHERE FOOD MEETS HAPPINESS. It’s a mantra that friends and owners Caryl Galang, Duchay Tolentino and Kathleen Garcia did not lose sight of when they set out their newest adventure. Dominique’s Bakehouse is ...

This 68-Year Old Bakery in Batangas is Famous For Traditional Filipino Breads and Biscuits

They still make paborita and jacobina biscuits!
When Aurelio Pantoja put up his little neighborhood panaderia in Batangas back in the ’50s, it was almost as if it was on a whim. “It all actually started with my lolo,” says Panaderia Pantoja president Anthony Pantoja. “He started it with ...

This Sourdough-Pandesal Proves That Giving Up Carbs Is Just Not Worth It

Panaderya Toyo only uses artisanal methods to bake breads.
Walking into a Panaderya Toyo is sensory overload in every way—the scent of fresh-from-the-oven loaves of bread that wafts through the light-flooded space, soft beats that fill the room, the light clinks of coffee cups. This is Makati’s newest bakery—a joint effort ...

The Story of Ensaymada

Plus, know where to get the classic and the modern varieties in Manila!
The ensaymada we enjoy today has a long-storied past, making a journey from an island in Spain towards Philippine shores. As time went by, it became more Filipino than its roots as our bakers adapted it to local tastes. Many homebakers have ...

WATCH: Behind the Scenes at the Oldest Bakeries in the Philippines

Watch this video and take a peek at what goes on inside three of the country's beloved bakeries.
Take a peek at what goes on inside Dimas-alang Bakery, Merced Bake Shop, and Kamuning Bakery Cafe to see how they churn out your fave breakfast staples and preserve culinary tradition.Video by Riell Santos and Ray Gonzales; Interview by Trixie Zabal-Mendoza ...

Familiar Comforts at Merced Bake House

Generations of customers return for a taste of home.
Something about Merced Bake House seems very familiar. Whether it’s in the brightly colored walls of its main shop front along EDSA or in their wide array of familiar, old-fashioned cakes and pastries, visiting Merced feels a bit like coming home. The bakery, ...
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