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This Bottled Chocolate Drink Is Made From 100% Pure Tablea

The tablea is ethically sourced and produced by farmers in Davao.
If you're craving something sweet and chocolatey, you don't always have to grab a chocolate bar or a chocolate-covered pastry. You can also expand your options and try a chocolatey drink instead! LoCacao is a local beverage brand that offers bottled tablea drinks at ...

This Dessert Is Made Special With Tablea and Belgian Chocolate

For those who like their chocolate on the robust-tasting side!
There's chocolate, and then there's tablea—its more rustic cousin that's loved for its decidedly less-refined, more pure-cacao flavor. Filipinos use it to make tsokolate and champorado, but it's also worth exploring how it can be employed to make desserts. We spotted a treat that does exactly ...

Leche Flan Tablea Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate cupcake + leche flan = super delicious!
Puto flan is one of our favorite recipes. It should be no wonder! How can you resist a fluffy puto topped with creamy leche flan? We know we can't! However, this recipe may be just as irresistible as the original. Instead of the puto, a mini tsokolate tablea cupcake is the ...

This Tablea From Cebu Is Being Showcased In Russia!

Our local cacao beans continue to gain international recognition.
Tablea Chocolate, a Cebu-based chocolatier, took part in this year’s WorldFood Moscow which is an international food and drink exhibition in Russia held from September 24 to 27, 2019. Tablea Chocolate is owned by Armi Lopez Garcia under the Armson Foods Corporation but was ...

This Is The Difference Between Tablea and Chocolate

Tablea is different from high-quality chocolate, but it's good to know how to use it.
Our local chocolate has received global and international recognition in recent years. We know of at least three amazing local chocolate makers and producers who have garnered acclaim abroad. It should be no wonder. The Philippines is located in the area where cacao trees are naturally grown. Ironically, ...

Belgian Tableya Is The Newest Chocolate In Town!

Time to make hot chocolate!
If you love dark chocolate and the deep, bold notes of local tablea, here's a new chocolate to try. Meet Theo And Brom, a brand of artisanal chocolate and the world’s first Belgian Tableya. It’s called Belgian Tableya because it combines the best of each owner's hometown. ...

Don't Leave Batangas Without These Pasalubong

Batangas goes beyond barako.
Batangas might just be a short ride away from the city, but everything about it looks, feels, tastes worlds away. The air is cooler, the bulalo is better, and there’s so much nature to see. Whether it’s a day trip, a weekend, ...

Holiday Beef Stew Recipe

This beef stew has a surprising ingredient that makes the sauce even better.
This beef stew is party-worthy: tablea chocolate makes the flavorful stew even better! Serve it at your next family gathering and impress everyone with this hearty dish.  ...

These Are the Coffee + Hot Chocolate Drinks You Need for Simbang Gabi

These drinks will make waking up early extra fun.
It’s the season for hot chocolate, dawn mass, and lots of eating. What better way to observe Simbang Gabi but with delicious steaming hot mugs of chocolate and coffee? Maybe you need the motivation to wake up in wee hours of the morning or need ...

We Made Noche Buena Menus That Start at P2,500 + A Shopping List!

These menus guarantee a feast without going over your budget.
There’s a perfect Noche Buena for everyone, no matter what you’re craving or how much your budget. We’ve put together three delicious options for you to choose from and each has our tried and tested recipes, plus a detailed grocery list you can ...

Red Rice Tablea Champorado Recipe

Turn champorado into a wholesome bowl of goodness by using red rice!
Turn champorado into a wholesome bowl of goodness. Using red rice gives it a boost of fiber, while the pure cacao adds a rich, dark chocolate delight. ...

WATCH: This Is What Makes Tsokolate De Batirol Extra Special

Here's a look at how our local hot chocolate made from tablea, is made.
You get only the best feelings from sipping a hot cup of tsokolate de batirol: you feel warm, fuzzy, and calm. Tsokolate de batirol is hot cocoa made from tablea, or blocks of ground and roasted local cacao beans. Tsokolate is traditionally served ...

Orange Tsokolate Recipe

Orange and chocolate are delicious together.
Make the classic orange and chocolate pairing shine in your hot chocolate or tsokolate drink! It's perfect for a cozy afternoon drink.  ...

This Is the Ultimate Filipino Brownie Recipe

Tablea, pinipig, pastillas de leche, and cacao nibs add decadent layers of flavors to this brownie recipe.
This brownie recipe has all the local delicious flavors you love. Says Carmela Villegas-Agosta,"I took my favorite local-dessert toppings and combined them in this brownie recipe." ...

Make Your Own Red Wine Hot Chocolate This Christmas

Sip on thick, earthy, and delicious tsokolate with a twist: red wine!
Red wine hot chocolate is the drink that rocked the Internet in the late months of 2016—it has received nods from the likes of Martha Stewart and The New York Times, and food websites like The Kitchn and PureWow have stirred up their own versions ...

Pinoy Pantry: Get to Know the Local Tablea

Turn your favorite Filipino pantry staples into culinary creations!
Get to know your Pinoy ingredients and turn your favorite Filipino pantry staples into culinary creations! If you have tablea chocolate sitting in your pantry (we know that you likely have them), a satisfying Pinoy merienda is only a few minutes away. Adjust ...

WATCH: How to Make Champorado

Champorado or sweet chocolate rice porridge doubles as a great breakfast option and as comfort food on a rainy day.
Make breakfast time extra special with this champorado recipe! This Filipino favorite is made of sticky rice (malagkit), chocolate, and brown sugar. We used local tablea for this recipe but you can use cocoa powder and adjust the taste to your liking. ...

Chocolate Tablea Tarts Recipe

This recipe combines our local tablea with the French tarte au chocolat.
Nothing beats rich tablea tsokolate: you can have it for breakfast or merienda with a plate of churros or a bowl of pinipig. This recipe combines our local tablea with the French tarte au chocolat. Every bite will seem like you’re drinking ...

Chocolate Tablea Cupcakes

The brown butter muscovado glaze adds the sweet notes to this decadent cupcake.
The brown butter muscovado glaze adds the sweet notes to this decadent cupcake. ...

Tablea Tips: Things You Need to Know About Filipino Tsokolate

Mmmmm, chocolate.
It’s no big secret that most everyone loves chocolate, especially Filipinos. While our chocolate culture isn’t exactly endemic to us (historians say that it was the Spanish who brought chocolate to our shores from Mexico), that doesn’t mean that it isn’t deeply-rooted ...
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