Halo-Halo with Kesong Puti at Sweet Bulakenya

Sweet Bulakenya food had a lot of innovative products to offer, One of their product is their halo-halo with kesong puti as topping.

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Sweet Bulakenya with topped kesong puti

Halo-halo had all the usual ingredients like the minatamis na saba among others, the shave ice is comparable to other commercial halo-halo restaurants in Metro Manila. What makes this special is the ingenious way of adding their kesong puti as topping.

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Ms. Lani Buencamino at the 1st Pista ng San Miguel de Mayumo tiangge ( photo courtesy of Mr. Rodel Carating)

Ms. Lani Buencamino is also a science teacher and proprietor of Sweet Bulakeny Among the well-known products includes their empanada with kesong puti, macaroons, chicharon among others.

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 empanada with kesong puti

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San Miguel de Mayumo, Bulacan province welcome arch

They also tried to produce Native Pork Sitsaron/ Chicharon which made its best at different class- A restaurants and hotels.

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Ms. Lani Buencamino together with media, bloggers and industry practitioners

Some of their clientele included Chateau (1771 Group of Restaurants) City of Dreams in Parañaque, Macau, Serye, Robinsons Supermarkets (selected outlets like Galleria, Ermita, Eastwood, Metro East, Magnolia ) and True Deli in Quezon City.

When you visit San Miguel, Bulacan, do not forget to visit this place !

Store and Restaurant: Maharlika Hi-way, Sta. Rita,San Miguel, Bulacan

Address: Sampaguita St, San Miguel, Bulacan

Contact : 0915 939 3526

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SweetBulakenyaFoods/

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Heirloom Family Dishes of Teresita’s Halo-Halo

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Teresita’s of San Fernando is known for their family heirloom dishes from Pampanga.

We visited Teresita’s -Waltermart branch which is near LRT Roosevelt station and near Muñoz public market. The restaurant had a sitting capacity of about 30 people. The branch opened in 2012.

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Pancit luglog

Pancit luglog noodles is thicker compared to the ordinary palabok. There is not much shrimps and the sauce is rather bland. The serving is large for its price. Overall, The taste is not bad.

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Halo-halo

Teresita’s own version of halo-halo is quite different from Razon’s of Guagua halo-halo.  This is much sweeter and the leche flan is more stiffer. The shaved ice is perfect.

There are two types of halo-halo in their menu, The ordinary which do not have sweetened jackfruit that cost Php99  and the one with sweetened jackfruit (langka/ nangka) which cost Php 115.00.

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Teresita’s menu board

One must try their all day breakfast value meal which includes skinless longaniza, garlic longaniza, tapa tocino, chicken tocino.

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pasalubong items

There are also pickled papaya ( atsara ), bottled sardines and bottled tinapa near the cashier.

Address: Ground Floor,Waltermart North EDSA, North Edsa 8001 A. Edsa Veterans Village Quezon City, 1100, North Avenue

Website:http://www.teresitasofsanfernando.com/

Operations: Mon – Sun
Operation Hours: 10:00 am – 11:30 pm

 

Dining at Grotto Pares in Quiapo

San Sebastian street, Quiapo , Manila -Philippines

It was past 1:00pm when we finished our tour at the San Sebastian Basilica , We decided to eat at the newly opened Grotto Pares shop at the Iturralde Mansion .

Grotto Pares

This is a newly opened pares and small eatery in San Sebastian street . We decided to try out this eatery and looked at the menu.

servers with red ice tea

There are 2 types of ice tea ( red and ordinary )  which sells for just Php 12 .00! We ordered red ice tea that the servers served in a mason jar with plastic  drinking straw.

Shangsilog Meal

The group decided to order different value set meals that the eatery serves at the menu. I ordered ShangsilogLumpiang Shanghai (spring roll )  , Fried Egg  and Fried Rice –  Php 35 with FREE beef stock soup . ( soup is made from real beef stock with 5 spice herbs) .

Mr. Allan Martinez , Ms. Lon Guevarra  and Mr. Ivan Sarenas

participants enjoyed the simple student value meal

Some of us ordered halo-halo and when the tour participants saw the size of the serving , They all ordered the halo- halo. There are 2 serving the small one in plastic which cost Php 20 and Php 30 in glass mason jars.

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I paid Php 77 for the value meal , plus Halo-halo and Red ice tea . The others ordered Php 50 value meal (chicken  or liempo)  , Halo-halo and red ice tea .

The eatery is open everyday from 7:00am until past 11:00pm , They are also open for catering and reservations . Their store is just located beside San Sebastian Basilica .

Contact Persons: Mr. Noel/ Ms. Aileen – 0916-5144064 / 0915-3021253