Bakery and Sweets
Your Tagaytay trip is not complete without at least trying Amira’s Buco Tarts. It all started as a home-based baking business of owner Virginia Malipol, catering for retreats and seminars held in Tagaytay. Due to popular demand, they opened their own store. Now, they are considered the most popular pasalubong store in the city! You can choose from different tart flavors: the all-time favorite buco, mango cheese, blueberry cheese, cherry cheese, banana caramel, egg & fruit.
Coron Harvest has already been featured by several national TV stations because of its popular cashew nut production in Palawan. Their cashew nuts are fresh, aromatic and crispy in texture. It’s really delicious, you won’t even notice how many nuts you have already eaten! A lot of tourists buy bags of cashew nuts as pasalubong or presents for their loved ones. (1) Cashew Nuts – P50/70g, P100/140g, P300/500g (2) Sugar Coated Cashew Nuts (3) Owner Lita Escarda and 3 of her friendly staff
Chocolate Fire offers only the purest and finest selections of scrumptious chocolates. They only use pure Belgian chocolate and high-quality local and imported ingredients, adding no preservative or chemicals. Yes, it’s just pure chocolate heaven! They display over 70 different varieties of fresh chocolates daily. It is the most preferred chocolate shop for most customers when they want to buy sweet treats for their loved ones. Imagine how jam-packed they are during Valentine’s Day!
Carmen’s Best Ice Cream only uses the finest ingredients: 100% fresh cow’s milk brought over daily from the dairy farm of the owner Paco in Bay, Laguna. Other ingredients used are imported from all over the world: Horlicks malted milk from England, chocolates from Switzerland, rum from Jamaica, the finest vanilla beans from Madagascar and Turon de Jijona from Spain. They don’t substitute if some ingredients are not available! They only use the finest quality and make it the old-fashioned way – homemade.
Mother’s Crepe and Café is famous for their delicious and healthy crepes, as implied by their motto. The signature crepe is made from fresh eggs, dietary fiber and rich flour. From the first bite, you can already taste the creamy filling without it being too sweet. For beverages, they have the popular green tea smoothie (P95). The famous Halo-halo smoothie (P125) is also a must try.
Managed by the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel, Sinfully by Makati Shangr-la is an exquisite bakery shop that offers sinful chocolates, pastries, bakeries and other indulgence, all sparkling with beauty lusciously. You can try the small, sweet and colorful Macaroons (P55/piece). You can choose from flavors like ube, pistachio, raspberry, caramel, and passion fruit and many more. They also offer bread like the almond croissant (P105). They also customize cakes as requested. (1) 28 types of chocolate treats (P60-P100 per piece) (2) Crystal tart & Desire (P240)
Patisserie Caroline is a one-stop bakery shop. It is a booth standing along the passage center, minutes away from Jollibee in Greenbelt 1. They offer cakes and pastries at an affordable price. They are open from Wednesdays to Fridays. You can try the famous leche flan cake, a cake that you will never forget due to its uniqueness. The sweetness of this cake is perfect for all occasions. We also want to introduce you to the Hokkaido cheesecake, a moist fluffy souffle-type of cake. (1) Hokkaido Cheesecake (P120/4) (2) Yummy delicious treats at a reasonable price
(1) Cream Cheese Walnut Bread (2) Party With Bear Cake With 1,700 stores worldwide, Tous Le Jours has established its name in the luscious world of pastries and cakes. In fact, they already have 10 branches in the Philippines! Tous Le Jours mean “everyday” in French. They use the highest quality of ingredients for cakes and pastries. We recommend the best-selling Sweet Black Rice Bread with Cream Cheese (P48) and Cream Cheese Walnut Bread (P180 – Photo 1). Both are filled with excellent cream cheese flavor. You can also add side dishes, like bread pizza toast (P68), ham and cheese toast (P98) and vegetable croquette and bread (P48).
Marks & Spencer, a well-known brand in the world of fashion, tries out the field of food and pastries. M&S opens up their only bakery shop in Eastwood calling it the Marks & Spencer Bakery. They offer freshly baked goods just as high-quality as their products. All ingredients are imported and exclusive. After all that shopping, who wouldn’t want to take a break and try their brown roll (P40), bagel (P35), or French apple tart (P125)? There are a lot more surprises and yummy treats waiting for you!
The moment you enter the store of the Purple Oven, you will be welcomed by the warm smell of freshly baked bread. This pastry shop is quite popular to the local residents of Pasig City, but some people wouldn’t mind taking a drive just to have one of these pastry treats. Two of the best selling goodies are the Margherita Quiche and Quiche Lorraine which are unbelievably yummy. The prices are reasonable. Their cakes and sweets taste heavenly.
(1) Purple Potato Latte with Doraemon art and Peanut Butter Latte with Hello Kitty art (2) Homemade Green Tea Waffle This Korean-inspired coffee shop allows you to experience the “Seoul” of their culture, from the quirky interior designs (like the striking chair art installation up the ceiling) to the different vintage furniture and the popular K-Pop songs played as background music. If you’re looking for a place to just relax and catch up with some friends, then this is the perfect place for you. You can even request to perk up your latte with some cute art!
To enjoy delicious cuisine with an affordable price. That is the concept of Mom and Tina’s Bakery. This restaurant opened in Pasig City 25 years ago. Now, the homely cuisine it offers is loved by its local patrons. In 2008, Mom and Tina opened a store in Legazpi; hence, boosting its popularity. During lunchtime, about 100 seats are always fully booked! Customers can also enjoy dining at this restaurant’s terrace for a change of ambiance. Chicken spinach lasagna, which seems to be a popular lunch item among office ladies who are regular customers, is a dish with creamy tomato sauce and homemade pasta. Chicken Spinach Lasagna They also serve chicken relleno, […]
Known for their nutritious and healthy beverages, Mondo Juice tops the juicing market all the way. – Smoothies – Mondo Juice creates their signature drinks from imported and fresh ingredients from their well-known places like Switzerland and United States to ensure the great taste and quality for anyone’s drinking enjoyment. In order to promote healthy living, Mondo Juice serves healthy drinks like Detox, a kind of juice that helps to remove toxins in your body and cold smoothies like Blueberries Bonanza and Super Pinatch, one of their best smoothies you can avail from them. – Sandwich – Afternoon snacks will never be the same as you can choose over Hash […]