Our Favorite Comfort Food

November 08, 2021 3 min read

There’s nothing like ending or starting the day with homespun meals that warm the belly and soothe the soul. These shops are perfect to try at any time of the year, either for special occasions or ordinary days when you need good food that feels like a hug. Here are some favorites that have become our go-to stores when we need food delivered.

Soy Bueno

Location: Sampaloc, Manila

Tahooooo! Who here misses the familiar shout of Manong Magtataho? Now you can get your fill of taho without leaving your house. Soy Bueno delivers 1L (good for 4) and 2L taho tubs (good for 8) with fresh sago and arnibal.

You can even order extra toppings for a minimal fee. Soy Bueno also offers blocks of healthy tofu made with non-GMO soybeans and zero preservatives. If you’re looking for a sweet gift to give, we recommend ordering the Soy Bundle, which also comes with a taho tub, two 350ml soy milk, and a personalized card.


Quisina

Location: Paco, Manila

Quisina makes mealtimes quick, easy, and oh-so-yummy with its repertoire of homecooked dishes that are made with absolutely no preservatives and MSG! Try their Chili Con Carne made with beef that has been slow-cooked for hours, resulting in soft, filling bites mixed with earthy and spicy flavors. 

Their Kalamansi Chicken Inasal is also a healthy best-seller and an exciting twist to the Filipino all-time favorite dish. For those looking for more recipes that are perfect for the Pinoy palate, there’s Grilled White Adobo, Smoked Dinuguan, Pineapple Beef Tapa, and Bicol Express. And if you want something a bit different, go for the Salted Egg Chicken, Herbed Dijon Chicken, andOsaka-style Miso Pork Stew. Quisina has a long list that’s just waiting for avid foodies.   


The Manila Baker

Location: Ortigas Center, Pasig

The Manila Baker offers freshly baked sweets and bread made with premium ingredients. Head over to their Instagram for the most delectable-looking photos of mouthwatering cakes and goodies. The Manila Baker always goes the extra mile with their creations.

Check out their creamy Basque Burnt Cheesecake topped with jumbo juicy strawberries and their Sour Cream Apple Crumble Pie made with 4 different layers of thinly sliced crunchy apples and all an all-butter pie crust. Or salivate over the Premium Olive Oil Cake drizzled with spiced honey glaze and the fluffy Chocolate Mascarpone Cloud Cake crafted with 70% premium cacao and garnished with Callebaut pearls. TMB’s confections are perfect to share with the special people in your life. 


Pantry Italy

Location: Makati, Metro Manila (also delivers in Bulacan, Laguna, Rizal, Baguio, Batangas, Albay, and Cavite)

Bring the taste of Italy to your table with Pantry Italy’s selection of cheeses, cold cuts, bread, and fresh meat. The shop has a wide collection of special and flavorful cheeses like Brie, Gouda Forme, Mozzarella Fresca Valfiorita, Gorgonzola, Truffle Manchego, and more.

For your celebrations, Pantry Italy curates ultimate cheeseboards that give you a taste of their menu and add a satisfying array of dried fruits, nuts, crackers, chocolates, and jam pairings. Finish off your meal with a bottle of Red, White, Rosé, Moscato, White Sparkling, and Red Sparkling wines that come from the best regions in Italy. 


Homemade Yogurt by Coco

Location: San Rafael Bulacan (pick-up point: Mindanao Ave, Quezon City)

The search for delicious yogurt is over. Dissatisfied with the grocery yogurt choices? Homemade Yogurt by Coco offers rich yogurt in 1100g, 630g, and 700g tubs, depending on the flavor. Try their Heavenly Greek yogurt sweetened with Coconut Sugar, the nutty-flavored yogurt meal Pistachio Please, and the guilty pleasure Guilty Yo dessert yogurt for a filling snack.

For those who like it simple and personalized, the shop also sells Decadently Plain yogurt that you can top with add-ons like apricot honey oats, toasted cocoa oats, cocoa chews, and cashew biscuit nougat.  

What have you been enjoying from home lately? Let us know at hello at linenandhomes.com.



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