Saturday, September 12, 2015

Mary Grace of Philippines

I had the chance of savouring Mary Grace's treats while in Alabang

 This Mary Grace outlet is located at Alabang Town Centre (ATC) an upmarket complex in the neighbourhood
 It looks like a small and cosy cafe, trendy with all ages

  my hosts who brought me here for a light dinner
 Imee insists I must try their famous cheese bun and chocolate..
 Ensay grilled...80 peso
 Mary Grace signature chocolate ..136 p

 good company and perfect hosts!

 Chicken inasal sandwich for Imee at 256 p
 Leek and saffron pasta (very yummy with unique taste) for me and Cesar at 276 each...

 Mary Grace made the cover of Entrepreneur Magazine and she has quite a good following here
 Yummy cafe Mary Grace with recipes that she developed herself and locals grew to love

 if you click on the enlarged picture you might be able to read the small print 

 Mary Grace is the home of the ensaymadas and cheese rolls 

Ensaymada - Panlasang Pinoy
Aug 30, 2009 - Ensaymada is a sweet and tasty bread in the Philippines. This is usually eaten as an afternoon snack. Watch the video to learn this recipe.
I had a box of ensaymadas home and my kids loved it...
 the last day before we flew off, we went to Mary Grace again, this time in Makati
 lots of outdoor chairs for smokers
 I had beef tocino for breakfast 
 the condiments that accompanies the tocino

Pork Tocino (Sweetened Cured Pork) - Pinoy Recipe › Filipino Recipes
Pork Tocino (Sweetened Cured Pork) Recipe, Tocino is a sweet pork dish that is traditionally served for breakfast in the Philippines. To make it, here's the recipe
and these are the hospitable chinese filipino family that took Francis, Alice and me out for late breakfast (Antonio is Francis' Chinese uncle)

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