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Bread is the latest ‘it’ food in Metro Manila

HOMEMADE sourdough bread

Bread has become the latest obsession in Manila, which can only be a good thing. Pan de sal was recently featured in Saveur, described as “pillowy-soft,” though it needn’t be; the best has the merest semblance of a crust and a mature, slightly fermented, decidedly non-industrial interior.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Food,Headlines | Read More »

New branch, new pastries at French Baker

AT THE ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of The French Baker in Davao are Tourism regional director Art Boncato, Amylou Aarts, Matthew Aarts, Go Chui Ai and founder and CEO of The French Baker Johnlu Koa.

I can hardly pass by a French Baker store without feeling lured inside. The aroma of freshly baked bread, the cracked pan de sal, and the golden brown raisin bonnets glistening behind the glass counters; the pillows of soft rolls encasing morsels of sweet asado or savory corned beef; and the flaky, buttery croissants are all much too tempting to resist.

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Food,Headlines | Read More »

Why this ‘pan de sal’ stands out

Balai bread basket

Balai Pan de Sal owners Angelo Yaneza, Dwight Cham and Jonathan Go were college buddies who loved to eat.

Posted: August 29th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Gallery,Food | Read More »

You can ‘loaf’ during the holidays


If you are worried about gaining weight this holiday season and have prepared a must-not-have list, you can safely take bread out of your roster.

Posted: December 25th, 2012 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Healthy bread recipes


It’s a common misconception that losing weight is all about getting rid of carbs, skipping meals, and giving up so many favorite foods deemed fattening and unhealthy.

Posted: April 19th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines | Read More »

Chef-made sandwich bread, ‘laksa,’ tablea choco cake and ‘amoy lumpia’


When he brought home recently two super-soft loaves of sandwich bread in regular and ube flavors, my curiosity was roused. I could not resist the loaves that were on our dining table. I had to try them, and I was very happy!

Posted: April 19th, 2012 in Columns,Food | Read More »

What’s Cookin’ with AHA: Whole Wheat Bread


AHA Chef instructor Joey Carpo shows how to prepare and bake wheat bread

Posted: October 2nd, 2011 in Food,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

‘Ashitaba pan de sal,’ ‘malunggay’ cookies and muffins


The sign caught my attention at Manna from Heaven Bakeshop—“Ashitaba Pan de Sal for Sale.” Ashitaba means “tomorrow’s leaf,” a Japanese vine that is said to have a myriad of health benefits. I was first introduced to the ashitaba by Rudy Bautista; he had been gifted with a plant and was advised to take a [...]

Posted: September 8th, 2011 in Columns,Featured Gallery,Food,Photos & Videos | Read More »



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