Philippine Daily Inquirer / 03:28 AM December 01, 2016
Cravings offers an array of classic Filipino dishes, festive seasonal fillers and desserts available in take-home party trays.
Choose from Cravings Classics: Roast Beef with Mushroom Sauce, Very Moist Cordon Bleu, Four Cheese Lasagna and Annie’s Organic Salad Bowl that come in family and party sizes.
Also available are Crackling Pork Bagnet stuffed with Arroz Valenciana, Roast Turkey with Chestnut Raisin Stuffing that comes with gravy or cranberry sauce, and Mediterranean-Style Roast Leg of Lamb.
Other special choices are C2’s Crispy Kare-Kare, B&P’s Pineapple Glazed Ribs, Pasta Paella with Chorizo, and Fresh Salt Crusted Norwegian Salmon.
A single receipt worth P12,000 of potluck dishes entitles you to a free whole cake. You also get a free cake when you buy 10 cakes.
Visit www.my-cravings.com; call 4250907.
Spanish-Filipino heritage food for the holidays
Ilustrado offers Spanish-Filipino heritage food for the holiday table, including Callos Madrileña (a hearty slow-stewed Ox Tripe with Garbanzos); Chorizo de Bilbao, Pimientos and Bacon Slab, Pineapple Glazed Leg of Ham (a whole leg roasted in a thick, sweet and sour pineapple sauce); Paella Ilustrado (meat and seafood rice dish spiced with annatto oil and pimenton served with chicken, chorizo, prawns, mussels, squid, fish and boiled egg); and Red Velvet Cheesecake (no bake cheesecake with cream cheese frosting and shaved white chocolate).
Ilustrado also offers homemade specials like Spicy Cheeseball, Quezo de Bola Dip spiced with garlic, olive oil and herbs; Duck and Chicken Liver Pâté, duck and chicken liver sautéed in cognac and herbs then poached to a spreadable paste; Moringga Pesto made from malunggay leaves; Tablea chocolate and Ilustrado Blend Coffee Beans.
Also available are cookies, cake loaves and other baked goods for instant gift giving and other party-sized Ilustrado specials and carvings for big gatherings.
Ilustrado Restaurant, Intramuros Manila, call 5272345 or 5273674; Solstice By Ilustrado, Rockwell, call 8021891 or 09777488861; Café Ilustrado, 4/F SM Makati, call 8186760; V By Ilustrado, Volkswagen Showroom, BGC, call 09984795628; Pasteleria Ilustrado, 1/F Madrigal Ave., Alabang Town Center.