Even if  it was raining at that time, we still manage to attend the Ultimate Taste Test and surprisingly there were a lot of people enjoying the food in the event.

This is my first time to attend and I was so amazed with the different variety of foods.

Glad that the latest edition of the Ultimate Taste Test was recently held at Soderno Food Market in Molito Commercial Center, Alabang.    I am living in the south and would be much  delight of Southern-based food enthusiasts like me.

I received a ‘passport’ where I would have a chance to rate  the food and drinks samples of all the participating food entrepreneurs.   These included innovative and specialty dishes from Frisch’s Liquor Ice Cream, Hizon’s premium flavored sorbets, Nina’s Grill’s fried pork and chicken isaw, Carlo’s Kitchen’s crunchy pork belly, Sober Club’s mocktails, Mama Lout’s Panzarotti, Merry Moo’s bacon chocolate ice cream and more.

I just found out that these are  home-based cooks and up-and-coming chefs. Even it is food sample, most of them has this distinctive taste.

I love the taste of this Bab’s Sisig, crunchy yet not too oily.

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Even it is not healthy, I enjoyed tasting Showbiz Isaw and Nina’s  – grilled pork and chicken. Yummmy!!!!

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Chili bacon tablea from Merry Moo Artisan Cream was one of my favorite and unique ice cream experience. Imagine a chili ice cream in chocolate flavor.

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Manila Q’s “Bagwang”, Bagnet and Bawang dipped fried has this bacon crust which has this truly Filipino taste.

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I would like to share some of the pictures I also took during the event  which was also my favorites:

So what would be the benefit of those who won the taste test?

  • The top five winners of the latest Ultimate Taste Test will not only be featured in the www.OurAwesomePlanet.com blog
  • They will also be given a free month’s stay in any of the Mercato Centrale-managed food markets which include Soderno in Alabang, Distrito in Makati, Mezza Norte in Quezon City and Mercato Centrale in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.

What an ultimate experience!  I was really blown out this weekend having these food around. Even it is a sampler, I am glad to be a food critic. I would definitely join another taste test.  Til next time!