where to find the best hopia in manila

in an old street formerly known as echague (now palanca) in quiapo, a place that doesn’t look much has the best and most delectable hopia* in manila. built in 1927, kim chong tin hopia factory has pugon-baked hopia in various creamy and tasty fillings such as mongo, ube, pandan, wintermelon and mongo with salted egg. located…

chef chris leaning’s jackfruit and ginger cheesecake

if you are someone who turns the kitchen into a laboratory, try chef chris leaning’s jackfruit and ginger cheesecake. it is fireworks to the senses! jackfruit and ginger cheese cake  ingredients (all grabbed locally) preserved ginger ginger fresh – 50g (two inch thumb size) coconut sugar – 100g  (seven tablespoons)   water – 200ml (one cup) biscuit…