Celebrate Easter with Delicious Italian Flair

Italy is one of the countries in the world with the biggest, longest and most festive Easter celebration.

Pasqua, as Easter is called in Italy, starts weeks before the Holy Week. Italians hold solemn processions, masses and 24-hour religious rituals like Via Crucis or Stations of the Cross. The celebration continues until the end of April with joyous traditions like Easter meals, dances, concerts and other surprises.

One of these traditions, and the sweetest of them all, is the abundance of uova di Pasqua al cioccolato or chocolate Easter eggs. This Easter, Villa Del Conte perfectly recreates this festive celebration through a fun and colorful Easter egg packaged chocolates. Masterfully crafted in Padova, Italy, these rich and decadent artisanal chocolates are packaged in a fun, creative, and adorable Easter egg packaging.

Choose the chocolates included in your Villa Del Conte Easter Bunny Treat: 3 pcs. Praline Balls, 4 pcs. Bonta Pralines, or 7 pcs. 5g squares in pastel-colored Easter wrapper.

Celebrate Easter the Italian way and get these uova di Pasqua al cioccolato from Villa Del Conte.

Visit Villa del Conte stores in Greenbelt 5, SM Megamall, and Robinsons Magnolia. For bulk orders and to know more about Villa Del Conte’s indulgent creations, contact 893-2575, visit www.villadelcontecioccolato.com, or follow them on Facebook and Instagram: @VillaDelContePh and on Twitter: @villadelconte. 

Meat-Free Meal Prepared The Way You Like It

Enjoy sumptuous meat-less meals this Lenten season at Isla Sugbu Seafood City at Venice Grand Canal Mall in Taguig City.

At Isla Sugbu Seafood City, you can abstain from meat by opting for its unique offering called Paluto All-You-Can. Select from a wide array of fresh and live seafood and have it cooked the way you like it until you have your fill.

If you do not have any dish in mind, you can choose from its delectable selection of best-selling dishes such as Salted Egg Shrimp, Oysters topped with Garlic and Cheese, Fresh Crabs in Chili Sauce, Squid in Garlic Teriyaki Sauce and Steamed Parrot Fish. Whether you want something extravagant or just a simple, well-cooked dish, Seafood City is ready to serve appetizing meals for you and your family and friends.

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Villa Del Conte Introduces New Delicious Flavors

Chocoholics have more reasons to indulge. Villa Del Conte has launched a new set of mouthwatering dark chocolate flavors.

The best selling chocolate Pralines are now available in White Cream Cheese Cake flavor with Amaretto Grains filling. Get the praline ball covered in thick dark chocolate and soft cream cheese made from the highest quality of milk and cheese or the luscious combo of chewy amaretto grains. There are also two new Dragees flavors: Extra Dark Chocolate covered Pearls Bretzel, which perfectly blends sweet and salty to liven up the senses, and Extra Dark Chocolate covered roasted coffee bean that is not only aromatically pleasing but also deliciously addictive!

These new decadent treats are available at all Villa Del Conte stores in Greenbelt 5, SM Megamall and Robinsons Magnolia.

For bulk orders and to know more about Villa Del Conte’s indulgent creations, contact 893-2575, visit http://www.villadelcontecioccolato.com, or follow them on Facebook and Instagram: @VillaDelContePh and on Twitter: @villadelconte. 

Villa Del Conte Chocolates: The Perfect Gift This Christmas

The season of giving is upon us and what can be a better gift than a delicious box of chocolates? Everyone loves chocolate, especially an assortment of delicious and rich sweets from Villa Del Conte available in pralines, neopolitans,100-gram bars and dark chocolate-covered treats like almond, coffee beans and bretzels. 

 

Villa Del Conte has a wide range of mouth-watering chocolates for the holidays. You can get these delicious treats in Villa Del Conte’s signature gift boxes, with wine or in chocolate and coffee sets.

Villa Del Conte offers customized packages for a more personal touch. The delicious goodness of the chocolates, masterfully crafted in Padova, Italy, are welcome gifts for any occasion.

Pamper your friends, family and loved ones with Villa Del Conte chocolates!

Visit Villa del Conte stores in Greenbelt 5, SM Megamall and Robinsons Magnolia. For bulk orders and to know more about Villa Del Conte’s indulgent creations, contact 893-2575, visit http://www.villadelcontecioccolato.com, or follow them on Facebook and Instagram: @VillaDelContePh and on Twitter: @villadelconte. 

No Bake Brownies

 

INGREDIENTS

For the Brownies

¾ cup cocoa powder

1 ½ cup all purpose flour

2 cups evaporated milk

1/3 cup butter

½ cup sugar

¼ tsp instant coffee

1 tsp vanilla

 

For the Frosting

¼ cup evaporated milk

1 cup dark chocolate

 

For the Toppings

¼ cup chopped peanuts

 

PROCEDURE

  1. Sift flour and cocoa powder. Mix and set aside.
  2. Cook over low heat: evaporated milk, sugar, butter, vanilla and instant coffee. Mix until dissolved.
  3. Add the combined flour and cocoa powder. Mix.
  4. Add the remaining evaporated milk.
  5. Cook for 10 minutes or until it can already hold a shape.
  6. Transfer it in square or rectangular container lined with parchment paper (or aluminum foil). Spread it evenly and flatten using a spatula.
  7. Using an improvised double boiler, melt the chocolate with evaporated milk over low heat.
  8. Pour the frosting on top of the brownies and sprinkle chopped peanuts.
  9. Cover and chill overnight.
  10. Cut the brownies into bite size pieces.