Remember those mornings when the smell of fresh baked breads wake you up and it sure brightens your day easily. Flavorful, easy to eat and filling all at the same time, you really wouldn’t go wrong with bread to start your day. Bakeries could be seen in every block, yet good quality is rare. And like a true gem, the 5-star Marriott Hotel Manila’s pastries are simply perfection. Hotel finds might limit you to croissants, muffins, danish breads or anything Western; but Marriott Hotel Manila raises the Filipino flag with its local bread collection that tastes like home – or even better.
An assortment of local breads takes the spotlight at the Marriott Café Bakery. Whether you are a Filipino who grew up loving panaderia finds or a foodie on-the-go, their own version shall comfort you. First, quickly try the knuckle-sized Mongo Bread for Php 20. Savory red mung beans are rolled inside its soft and greased buns. Or grab the Spanish Bread for that sweet cravings at only Php 22. Don’t be fooled with its golden crust, it is fluffy and buttery ‘til the last bite. Of course, the crowd favorite Pan De Coco can’t be missed. Priced at Php 23, beautifully glazed buns is packed with shredded coconut flavored in pandan flavor. Then, there is Ube Twist for Php 25, filled with locally produced purple yam. As the bread and purple are tangled, the earthy and nutty flavors are combined smoothly.
These straight-out-of-the-oven soft breads are best all day from morning pick-me-ups, on-the-road snacks or a treat to bring home for the kids. You can even score 50% off starting 8pm onwards. Grab a bag now and it might turnout to be a daily habit.
Marriott Café Bakery is located at the ground floor of Marriott Hotel Manila, open daily at 6am to 10:30pm. For more information, please call 988 9999 or visit www.manilamarriott.com. To join ongoing conversations, like Facebook.com/MarriottHotelManila, follow @marriottmanila on Twitter and @manilamarriott on Instagram.