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You Haven't Eaten Ensaymada Until You've Tasted Bulacan's Classic

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Choose Philippines | Oct 04, 2014

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Fast facts about the old-fashioned ensaymada:

  • It's the most famous bread in Malolos, Bulacan.

  • It's called old-fashioned because of the way it's cooked.

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  • It's the recipe of Salome Ramos, Nanay Bessie's mother-in-law.

  • What makes this ensaymada special? Because of its simple yet awesome toppings: cheese, ham, and salted egg.

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Fast facts about Malolos, Bulacan:

The city is the home to one of the most historic churches in the Philippines -- Barasoain Church.

It witnessed 3 of the biggest events in Philippines history:

  • The convening of the First Philippine Congress (September 15, 1898),
  • The drafting of the Malolos Constitution (September 29, 1898 to January 21, 1899), and
  • The inauguration of the First Philippine Republic (January 23, 1899).

(Source: Rated K)

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