Halloween-tastic Spooky Churros at La Lola Churreria

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La Lola Churreria has mummified all Chocochurros!

Get the sweetest, crunchiest and spookiest churros in Dark Chocolate, White Chocolate, Matcha and Butterscotch flavors this Halloween only from La Lola Churreria. Choose between Solo Flavor Cone and Mixed Flavor Cone in medium, large and extra large. You can also take home the clear-top 18-piece box of Churros to Color Your Day.
Chocochurros is your favorite churros covered in flavored chocolate and chilled just right to preserve its flavor and freshness. Eat them chilled or at room temperature. It is good for take out and stays fresh in the refrigerator for up to two days.

The La Lola Spooky Churros are available now up to November 3 in La Lola Churreria branches in Power Plant Mall, SM Aura Premier, U.P. Town Center, SM Megamall, Serendra, Eastwood Mall, SM City North Edsa, Estancia Mall, Robinsons Manila, Uptown Mall, SM City Cebu, Robinson Magnolia and SM Pampanga. To learn more about the Spooky Churros and La Lola Churreria, visit their website or check out their Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Lunch Specials at Wagner German Bakery

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Have a delicious and filling lunch every weekday at Wagner German Bakery located at Two Central, 109 Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati.

Starting off the weekly lunch specials is a huge serving of Pork Schnitzel with Potato Salad. Its available on Mondays and is priced at P450.00. It’s Schweinebraten or Roasted Pork with potato and bread dumpling for Tuesday. Wednesday’s offer is juicy Roasted Half Chicken with Fries. Thursday features Fleischpflanzerl or pork and beef meat patties with homemade mashed potato and, on Friday, it’s Roast Stuffed Pork Belly every Friday. All of these are for only P390.

You may pair these dishes with a fresh draft of Paulaner Oktoberfestbier, which the bakery also offers. It’s available in half liter and 1 liter, at P290 and P545, respectively.

Wagner German Bakery‘s menu also includes platters that are good for sharing.

Those eating in groups can try the Fiesta Platter with 2 pieces each of Nürnberger Bratwurst, Chicken Sausage, Weisswurst and a choice of Pork or Chicken Schnitzel with Sauerkraut and potato salad. The package comes with 3 servings of half liter Paulaner Oktoberfestbier for P1,800.00

Wurstplatte or sausage platter is P870.00 and comes with Nürnberger Bratwurst, Chicken sausage, Weisswurst with potato salad, and 2 half liter Paulaner Oktoberfestbier.

There is also the Sausage appetizer of mixed sliced sausages such as Currywurst, Nürnberger and Chicken. This comes with 1 half liter Paulaner Oktoberfestbier and is priced at P480.00

By the way, in the spirit of Oktoberfest, Wagner German Bakery offers a raffle prize for every minimum 1liter beer order per receipt. Prizes include a 2016 Oktoberfest collectible beer stein with cover, 2016 Oktoberfest collectible beer stein without cover, Wagner German Bakery stone mug with cover and heart-shaped ginger breads imported from Germany.

For reservations, call 772-0955 or text 917-627-8880.

La Lola Chocochurros To Go


La Lola Chocochurros now come in a beautiful, clear top, easy-to-carry take out box. Take home 18 pieces of churros covered in flavored chocolate and chilled just right to preserve its flavor and freshness. Whereas the tradional churros or Clasicos are best eaten hot and fresh upon order, Chocochurros, the chilled variety, is good for take out and comes in several flavors. Choose your favorite flavor or buy an assortment of Dark Chocolate, White Chocolate, Matcha and Butterscotch. Chocochurros can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two days.

La Lola revolutionized the way Filipinos eat churros when it opened its first store in Powerplant Mall, Rockwell Center, Makati in 2014. The same crispy, fried, long thick strips of pastry you have come to love is suddenly easy to find and fun to eat. It is made fresh with the best ingredients right before your eyes and served quickly with a rich chocolate dip. The unique packaging made it a breeze to enjoy on site or to carry around.

La Lola Ultimate Mixed Churros

By 2015, the chilled chocolate covered Chocochurros came out followed soon after by the Premium Xuxo, a savory churro stuffed with Jamon Iberico and Manchego Cheese. Then came La Lola’s version of the churro dog, Perrito Caliente, chistorra sausage on a bed of caramelized onion and xuxo. What followed is Churro Ice Cream Sandwich, freshly fried churro buns with a choice of Vanilla, Dark Chocolate or Matcha ice cream. Early in 2016, the white chocolate with cinnamon dip made its debut. La Lola’s spin on popcorn, Churro Pops soon entered the scene.

From a single branch, La Lola Churreria now has branches in SM Aura Premier, UP Town Center, SM Megamall, Serendra, Eastwood Mall, SM City North Edsa, Estancia Mall, Robinsons Manila, Uptown Mall, SM City Cebu, Robinsons Magnolia and SM City Pampanga. There’s the Churro Combi or ‘churrofied’ 60’s Volkswagen Combi outlets are parked at SM Mall of Asia and SM Southmall.

La Lola also accepts catering with its Carrito to satisy your guests’ craving for fresh and delicious churros. To know more about La Lola Churreria, visit the website at  http://churrerialalola.ph

Cake Rolls, Icing and Cupcakes This Month At The Maya Kitchen

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There’s a lot of baking going on at The Maya Kitchen this month of October. Start off with Healthy Breads on October 1, Saturday, 9am-1pm. This hands-on, group workshop class includes recipes for Whole Wheat Sesame Bread, Kalabasa Loaf, Malunggay Loaf, Sourdough Bread and Focaccia. Class fee is P2,000.

Cupcakes 101: Coffee Shop Cupcake Favorites is also on October 1, Saturday, 9am-1pm. Learn how to bake Sea Salt Chocolate Cupcakes, Lemon Drop Cupcakes, Caramel Cheesecake Cupcakes and Mocha Truffle Cupcakes. Class fee is P2,000 with hands-on and group workshop.

Basic Baking is on October 4-7, Tuesday-Friday, 9am-2pm. Learn Basic Baking Techniques applicable to small and commercial scale production of recipes and formulations of quick breads, pies, cookies, cakes and other bread varieties. Class fee is P8,000. Basic Baking is also offered on October 18-21 and October 25-28.


Basic Cakes is on October 8, Saturday, 9am-1pm. This class with hands-on and group workshop includes recipes for Angel Food Cake, Chiffon Cake, Dark Chocolate Cake and Butter Cake. Class fee is P2,000

Basic Culinary is on October 11-13, Tuesday-Thursday, 9am-5pm. Learn Cooking Fundamentals and International Standard Techniques of meal preparation from soup, salad, pasta, main courses, to desserts for Home and Institutional Scale Kitchens with workshop. Class fee is P9,000.

Beginner’s Icing is on October 15, Saturday, 9am-1pm. Learn to make Boiled Icing, Swiss Meringue, Buttercream and Ganache. Class fee is P2,000 with hands-on and group workshop.

Welcome the holiday season with Christmas Food Gift Workshop on October 15, 9am-1pm. The class with hands on and group workshop includes recipes for Chocolate Truffles, Butterscotch Biscotti, Cream Cheese-Based Dips and Pretzels and Flavored Sugar Cubes. Class fee is P2,000.

For cupcake lovers, Cupcakes 101: Filled Cupcakes is on October 22, Saturday, 9am-1pm. Learn how to bake Chocolate Mousse-Filled Cupcakes, Mango Cream Filled-Cupcakes, Pretzel Caramel-Filled Cupcakes and Blueberry Cream Cheese-Filled Cupcakes. The class fee of P2,000 includes hands-on and group workshop.


On October 29, Saturday, 9am-1pm, learn Juicing and Healthy Wraps. This demo class includes basic juicing know-hows plus tips on how to turn standard sandwiches into healthy wraps. Recipes include Simple Starter Detox Drink, Sooper Dooper Detox Greens, Power Booster Juice, Vegetable Wrap in Avocado Caesar Dressing, Grilled Chicken and Veggie Wrapped in Tofu Dressing and Healthy Vietnamese Wrap. Class fee is P1,000.

Have you ever wondered how they make those delicious cake rolls? Wonder no more with Cakes 101: Manila’s Well Known Cake Rolls on October 29, Saturday, 9am-2pm. Recipes include Ube Macapuno Cake Roll, Buko Pandan Cake Roll, Yema Cake Roll and Triple Chocolate Cake Roll. Class fee is P2,000 with hands on and group workshop.

For more information on this and on other course offerings, log on to www.themayakitchen.com, e-mailcontactus@ themayakitchen.com or visit The Maya Kitchen Culinary Center every Tuesday to Saturday at 8F Liberty Building, 835 A. Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road), Makati City or call 8921185 / 892-5011 local 108 / Mobile No. +63929 679 6102.

Duck Confit at l’entrecote

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The Duck Confit is back!

Due to popular demand, l’entrecote Corner Bistro at Burgos Circle, Bonifacio Global City once again offers this classic French dish on its menu. Crispy French Duck Leg Confit on Roasted Boulangere Potatoes with Orange Chutney is 300 grams of imported French duck leg, salt cured and cooked in its own fat.  This century-old process called rendering results in a melt-in-your mouth, fall-of-the-bone tender, moist meat.

Priced at P940, the Duck Confit comes with a dash of Espelette and is served on roasted potatoes with caramelized onions and complimented with orange chutney.

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Aside from the Duck Confit, there are other choices from l’entrecote’s menu such as the Original Swiss Cheese Fondue, Adlez Nicoise Salad with either grilled salmon or chicken breast; St. Tropez Pasta with seafood tossed in olive oil or Ticini Risotto with mushrooms, cheese and truffle oil.  Savor everything with a glass of Chateau Cap de Fer 2012, a beautiful Superior Bordeaux Wine from France. Before you call it a night, share an Eiffel Tower, a tall serving of meringue and ice cream layers sprinkled with almond flakes and drizzled with a rich chocolate sauce.

You may call l’entrecôte at telephone numbers 856-4858 & 836-2764 for reservations. You may also visit www.lentrecotemanila.com for more information.