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Seng Di Feature: Specialty Dessert Shops to Indulge In

Providing another chance for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to shine, CHiNOY TV teams up with Fil-Chi Ho Tsia Ho Dim to present the Seng Di Feature series, a project that puts the spotlight on local businesses, chefs, food photographers, and food videographers.

There is no better time than the holiday season to indulge in some sweet luxury! This Seng Di feature showcases a pair of specialty dessert shops that will definitely take you to heaven. Check them out here: 


Manila Creamery 

Facebook: @ManilaCreamery
Instagram: @mnlcreamery
Contact No: 09152573066

There is nothing more indulgent than some authentically made Italian gelato. Featuring modern desserts crafted with timeless techniques, Manila Creamery is no doubt a treasure waiting to be found! With a wide variety of inventive local flavors, this homegrown gelato brand is the true epitome of pleasure in a scoop. 

WHAT TO TRY: Manila Creamery’s delicious gelato offerings include flavors, such as Mangga’t Suman, Cereal Milk, The Dark Nut, Pistachio, and Tablea Lava Cake. All flavors are currently priced at P360 per pint and P999 per half a gallon. 

Tablea Lava Cake Gelato by Manila Creamery.

Manila Creamery products can be purchased in-store or via their website.


Hello, Gourmand

Facebook: @hello.gourmandph
Instagram: @hello.gourmandph
Contact No: 09171776168

Chef Cyndrick Tiu has worked in some of the best restaurants in the world. Eleven Madison Park in New York, Gordon Ramsay at the London, and Jean-Georges are just some of the impressive few already on his culinary resume.

Now back in Manila, Tiu has launched Hello, Gourmand, an online specialty brownie shop that sources and highlights the finest ingredients from local suppliers: chocolates from Davao, pure sea salt from Pangasinan, raw sugar from Negros, coffee beans from Sagada, and many more!  

“I really wanted to do something incredibly simple and familiar but executed creatively,” shared Tiu. “This pandemic has forced me to step outside my comfort zone and do something productive — and hopefully, something that could make people happy.”  

WHAT TO TRY: Hello, Gourmand currently offers four flavors of delectable brownies: First Base, the shop’s signature dark chocolate dessert; PB&B Sandwich, peanut butter brownie sandwiches topped with banana chips; Mint Condition, peppermint-infused dark chocolate treats; and Turkish Coffee, cardamom-and-cinnamon-spiced brownies infused with coarse-ground Sagada Arabica coffee beans. All flavors are available in boxes of four and boxes of eight, with First Base Brownies priced at P320 and P600 respectively and all other flavors at P380 and P700. A Box of Eight Medley can also be ordered for P700.

Assorted brownies by Hello, Gourmand.

Hello, Gourmand accepts orders via its social media accounts. 


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