Sweet Treats at Francine’s in Robinsons Place Antipolo

What’s a feast without some sweets. After our delectable and gastronomical indulgence at Marison’s and Kampai Sushi Bar during last month’s #AntipoloFood Trip, we headed over to Francine’s located at the second floor of Robinsons Place Antipolo.


The sweet nook, that is, Francine’s, is situated right smack at the middle of various stores inside Robinsons Place Antipolo.  It’s an eye-candy with its pastel colored tables and seats, conducive for dessert and night cap. 🙂


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Pies and More at The Maya Kitchen

This March, The Maya Kitchen offers classes on the basics of baking and cooking plus specialty courses on pies, quiche and cupcakes.
Basic Baking is on March 1-4 and March 15-18, Tuesday to Friday9am-2pm for P7,000. The course focuses on Basic Baking Techniques applicable to small and commercial scale production of recipes and formulations of quick breads, pies, cookies, cakes and other bread varieties.
Basic Culinary is on March 8-11 and March 29-April 1, Tuesday to Friday9am-3pm for P8,000. The course includes Cooking Fundamentals and International Standard Techniques of meal preparation from soup, salad, pasta, main courses, sandwiches to desserts for Home and Institutional Scale Kitchens with workshop.

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Philippine Team Vies for World Pastry Cup in Lyon, France

A three-man contingent from the Philippines will compete in the World Pastry Cup, Coupe Du Monde de la Pátisserie in Lyons, France on January 25.

Twenty-eight year old Rizalino Mañas, Bryan Dimayuga, 24 and 36 year old Vicente Cahatol, all from Makati Shangri-la, will compete with 20 other teams from different countries worldwide in what is considered as the premier competition in the world of pastry.

Vicente Cahatol, Rizalino Mañas, Bryan Dimayuga

As Gabriel Paillasson, founding president of the Word Pastry Cup has said, “The World Cup will be at the Patisserie what Formula 1 is at the Automobile.”

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