Friday, December 6, 2013

Liempo King – Home of d’original Lechon Liempo!

Craving for Lechon but only want a portion? Now you can enjoy the flavor and texture of real lechon in a pork belly! Liempo King is Cagayan De Oro’s original Lechon Liempo, offering a delightfully tasty twist to your traditional pork belly. Using only the freshest ingredients grown locally, every liempo is seasoned and marinated with special herbs and spices which are delicately tucked inside it's meat allowing it's rich flavors and aroma to completely absorb. The meat is roasted to perfection -- it's skin is savory and crisp on the outside, and juicy and bursting with flavor on the inside. Every bite gives you that distinct lechon taste that you can't get enough of!It’s promotional price of only PHP 135/whole order of liempomakes it conveniently budget-friendly for all to enjoy. Liempo King also offers Lechon Manok and value meals for the convenience of patrons dining solo.

Liempo King is located in along JP Rizal St. Cagayan De Oro City and open from 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM daily. It’s other braches are located along 6th Tomas Saco Street, Cagayan De Oro Cityand Upper Carmen (Across Xavier Subdivision), Cagayan De Oro City.

I heard they added a new spicy succulent version and I'm dying to try it! They also have affordable pork barbeque now!

For inquiries, you may e-mail: or like them on 

Chocolates and Creams: The Taste Of Dreams

I got the chance to meet the dream weavers Melody and Shela, who owns an upstart pastry business based here in Cagayan de Oro named Chocolates and Creams. Just a glimpse of their innovative and irresistible pastry designs would make you want to try them all!

Here's one, for example... when I saw these eggs, I had to grab one and had to taste it and I must say, it was devilishly good:

Melody and Shela both studied Food Technology in Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan and they told us that their chocolate-coated dreams are inspired from their personal travels. They wanted to apply their knowledge and produce cake creations that are one of a kind. And here they are making their dreams happen!

They have these fruitylicious versions - the Blueberry Explosion and the Strawberry Divine. I personally loved their Strawberry Divine! The strawberry and cream melts in your mouth!

...and this enticing Chocolate Madness' pleasurable chocolate feel, oh my, it couldn't be easily forgotten.

Check out this artisan cake craft - Heavenly Tiramisu! Their version of the popular Italian coffee-flavored dessert.

And this one-of-a-kind Caramel Cashew Cheesecake - which could be the only one of it's kind there is, is a dream creation that's totally blissful!  This creation is also supporting our very own city's cashew product.
Bottom line. I encourage you to try them and I hope their extraordinary creations would blow your minds too!
To know more about these chocolate-and-cream-coated dreams, visit their page by clicking on this link: Chocolates and Creams. Like it, and have a taste of it too!

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Dessert Strip

Dessert Strip is a 100% home-made cookies and pastries shop in Cagayan de Oro, that's using world class baking ingredients. Cakes, cookies, and pastries lovers will now have a wide array of uniquely baked goodies and sweets to choose from.

Dessert Strip is owned and managed by Ms. Maribel Andaya-Pineda, known in the industry as Chef Maribel partnered by multi-awarded celebrity and pastry Chef and Consultant/Instructor Mr. Hasset Go. Mr. Go also owns Med Chef in Metro Manila.

Chef Maribel's best sellers are her cakes. Her moist banana cake with softened dates and roasted walnuts frosted with cream melts in your mouth. She also has this high carotene Carrot Cake creation with grated coconut, dates with walnuts, topped with cream cheese frosting. What caught my attention was her Malunggay Cake which are good for those health-conscious people with sweet cravings.

Dessert Strip opened its first branch at the 2nd level of Robinsons Mall-Limketkai Drive, last November 28, 2011 and I was there to witness their opening. I also was able to try out their baked goodies.

 Here's the number for orders.

 with Chef Maribel and Chef Hasset Go.

with Chef Hasset Go.

Check out their unique products at their location, I'm sure you'll like them! 
Check out Dessert Strip's facebook fanpage for updates.