Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Ongpin and Binondo

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Here are just some of the food I tried in Binondo/Ongpin:

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Mr. Ube's Meatball Siopao P38

-Purple-colored siopao with meatball and salted egg filling.

Though it was an okay-tasting siopao, the siopao sauce that it came with was so bad. It smelled and tasted bad that I had to throw away some parts of the siopao that I put the sauce on.

I was a little bit disappointed with the sauce, considering that it's from an authentic Chinese deli.
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Peanut Balls P10/pc

-Mochi with peanut filling dusted with flour.

I thought at first that it was powdered sugar but when I took a bite of it the dusting was tasteless that I presumed it was flour.

It was so cute looking at it from the display shelves, that I immediately bought one to try. It reminded me of Turkish Delight, with the white powder and all.

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Biting into it made me realize that the reason they didn't use powdered sugar was because it might make the peanut ball too sweet.

Anyway, I liked that it was soft, crunchy and sweet. It was just messy eating it with the white powder coating your lips.

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Special Coconut Cake P11/pc

-Layers of supposedly coconut and chocolate gelatin cake.

It was so light and gelatinous that I can compare it to a plain gelatin. I didn't even tasted the coconut, sugar and chocolate.

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Hopiang Macao P60/2pcs

I first saw it in an episode of Heny Sison's Show in QTV11. She said that it was good and she's not kidding.

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It has 2 flavors of what totally escaped me. Moving along, the hopia was good, flaky, filling and huge.

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Happy Eating!

HOPIA KING
628 Ongpin St. Binondo Manila

CHUAN KEE GROCERY
628 Ongpin St. Binondo Manila

WAH SUN
Torres St. Sta. Cruz Manila

1 comment:

♡u8mypinkc00kies♡ said...

i'd love to try the peanut balls!

but ENG BEE TIN's ube hopia, peanut cake and tikoy rolls are the best!

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