Thu. Dec 2nd, 2021
    Food shorts: Rainy day treats, fast food bundles, healthy recipes

    MANILA – Exciting promos and treats are exactly what we need this rainy season. Here are some of the latest offerings around the metro which might be what you’re looking for. 

    MANILA – Exciting promos and treats are exactly what we need this rainy season.

    Here are some of the latest offerings around the metro which might be what you’re looking for.



    Nothing beats a good cup of tea on a rainy day.

    The English Tea Shop, UK’s famous organic tea brand, is now available in the Philippines.

    Its products are 100% organic as certified by the Control Union Inspection, and are also labelled non-GMO, fair-trade, and kosher by well-renowned third-party organizations.

    Indulge in their various flavors such as Lemongrass Ginger and Citrus, Green Tea, Chamomile, or their classic English Breakfast.

    English Tea Shop products are available exclusively at Robinsons Supermarkets nationwide.



    Can’t decide what to eat at Jollibee?

    The homegrown fast food chain in the country has come up with meal bundles, which combines Jollibee’s all-time favorites in one plate.

    For P130, you can have the famous Chickenjoy with a Burger Steak, rice, and a regular drink.

    If you’re still feeling a bit hungry, there is a meal bundle that also includes a half serving of the sweet and saucy Jolly Spaghetti for P150.

    Other meals include Chickenjoy with Jolly Spaghetti, three pieces of Shanghai rolls, rice, and a regular drink (P130); and Yum Burger with Jolly Spaghetti, regular fries, and a regular drink (P130).



    King Cup Sardines has collaborated with Luxent Hotel executive chef Kim Dalisay to come up with healthy and easy recipes you can do at home.

    One of these is the Sicilian King Cup Pizza, a delicious alternative to fast food.

    Sicilian King Cup Pizza


    – 2 cans King Cup Sardines in Tomato Sauce
    – 500 g pizza crust
    – 350 g mozzarella cheese
    – 120 g Parmesan cheese
    – 200 ml tomato sauce
    – 20 g dried tomato
    – 200 g onion rings


    1. Top the pizza crust with tomato sauce (make sure to leave about an inch of bare dough around the edges of the crust), mozzarella cheese, Parmesan, dried oregano, onion rings, and sardines.
    2. Bake until the cheese and crust begin to brown, about 20 minutes.
    3. Let cool for five minutes.
    4. Slice and serve.



    Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil has partnered with the Philippine Heart Center (PHC) to come up with delightful yet heart-healthy meals in celebration of National Nutrition Month.

    Brand ambassadors and chefs Donita Rose and DJ Santos made Ube Champorado with Fried Danggit, as well as Rib-Eye Tapa dishes using Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil.

    There were also lectures on proper weight management to maintain good health and free nutrition counseling, among many other activities.



    Want to try flavors from the West? Go on a culinary journey at Seda Vertis North’s Misto, which is offering a special weekend buffet until July 21.

    There is also the Craft Duo, where you can get your two glasses of fine artisanal beer for the price of one from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. until July 31.

    Seda Vertis North is also offering rainy day staycation packages starting at P6,600 nett for a deluxe room. The rate is inclusive of buffet breakfast for two persons, free Wi-Fi, and P1,000 food and beverage credits. Promo runs until September 30.



    The famous mooncakes of Chef Wong Kam of Jasmine at New World Makati Hotel are back in time for the Mid-Autumn Festival.

    Available in four tasty fillings – Red Bean, White Lotus, Red Lotus, and Five Kernels – these elegantly packed treats make great gifts for family and friends.

    Early birds will receive a 20% discount for orders until August 15, while bulk orders with a minimum of 30 boxes will get a 30% discount.

    Prices start at P588 for a single box, and P1,788 for a box of four.

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