Erica’s Happy Bacon Chocolate :)

ULTIMATE TASTE TEST 3.0 RATING: 3.4 out of 5.0 Happy Bacon is a personal favorite, and I’ve been addicted to it ever since Erica shared it when we met in Singapore. I encouraged her to join the Ultimate Taste Test to really put it to the test among foodies. This is one of the highly … Continue reading Erica’s Happy Bacon Chocolate ūüôā

Happy Cream Puff by Maricel Yamagishi

ULTIMATE TASTE TEST 3.0 RATING: 3.6 out of 5.0¬† The story of Happy Cream Puff is very inspiring. Ever since we discovered them last December 2006, I’ve seen how they expanded from being an Alabang-based business to a Makati-based one with two branches. We should be proud of homemade ventures and entrepreneurs pursuing their dreams. … Continue reading Happy Cream Puff by Maricel Yamagishi

Instant Teh Tarik that I Love

ULTIMATE TASTE TEST 3.0 RATING: 3.6 out of 5.0¬† Have you heard of a home-based coffee and tea drink supplier? El Kapitan is a “home-based Starbucks” that supplies espresso machines and really good instant drinks with unique blends. Most foodies raved about his instant Teh Tarik Blend,¬†which is a¬†concoction of powders done in Singapore out … Continue reading Instant Teh Tarik that I Love

Homemade Savoury Pies by Tina Raines

ULTIMATE TASTE TEST 3.0 RATING: 3.6 out of 5.0¬† Tina Raines came back from her successful Ultimate Taste Test 2.0 debut and offered more filling variations of her Savoury Meat Pies and Gourmet Sausage Rolls.(See Related OAP Blog Post:¬†Callos Aussie Pies by Tina Raines) Some of the foodies already became groupies of Tina’s pies and … Continue reading Homemade Savoury Pies by Tina Raines

The Fruit Garden – Best Fruit Jams in Manila

ULTIMATE TASTE TEST 3.0 RATING: 3.6 out of 5.0¬† I think this is the local and better version of the Bonne Maman Fruit Jams from France. Instead of apricots and other foreign fruits, The Fruit Garden uses locally available mangoes, strawberries and pineapples. I actually tried The Fruit Jam and Bonne Maman side by side, … Continue reading The Fruit Garden – Best Fruit Jams in Manila

Cookie Monster Cheesecake!

ULTIMATE TASTE TEST 3.0 RATING: 3.7 out of 5.0 We got introduced to Symphony of Flavors through Jason of WheninManila.com. I actually stayed away from it because it was too rich, too sweet and too tempting — even just by looking at it. I must admit I thought it would not make the 3.3 cut … Continue reading Cookie Monster Cheesecake!

Dulcelli’s Avocado Sansrival – Super Yummy!

ULTIMATE TASTE TEST 3.0 RATING: 3.7 out of 5.0 Dulcelli Cakes is our personal favorite and one of our best finds in the Ultimate Taste Test series. My wife loves Sansrival, and we would often only go for the tried and tested classic flavor. But Denise’s Avocado Sansrival got Rache’s approval and we ordered a … Continue reading Dulcelli’s Avocado Sansrival – Super Yummy!

Divine Desserts (Indeed!)

ULTIMATE TASTE TEST 3.0 RATING: 3.7 out of 5.0 It was the first time for Divine Desserts to join the Ultimate Taste Test. They only presented two of their best sellers —¬†Double Double Fudge Cake and Cookie Caramel Crunch Cake. Both of them were a hit and most foodies raved about them. Rache and I … Continue reading Divine Desserts (Indeed!)

Dulcelin Gourmet Specialties

ULTIMATE TASTE TEST 3.0 RATING: 3.8 out of 5.0 – OVERALL WINNER! Dulcelin was the overall winner for Ultimate Taste Test 1.0 with a 4.6 rating and it also topped¬†Ultimate Taste Test 3.0 with a 3.8 rating! Dulcelin is best known for its Mango Torte¬†(its closest competitor is Tony Cuerva’s Mango Torte). But now, Dulcelin … Continue reading Dulcelin Gourmet Specialties