THERE'S a lot to love about Pampanga’s culinary scene, from hearty comfort food that warms the soul to luscious baked goods, decadent desserts, and artisanal cooking that celebrates the city’s rich culture. No wonder it always steals the headlines when it comes to the most delectable dishes in the country.
Hailing from a city that prides itself as the country’s Culinary Capital, Alviera Country Club now offers some of the classic and new pastries and delicacies, well-loved by Filipinos. Get ready to treat your taste buds with the much-awaited opening of Pasteleria – Alviera Country Club's premiere pastry shop. Great news to all bread-lovers and sweet tooths, as members and non-members get a taste of the finest selection of baked goodies. So if you’re looking for a sweet fix, head over to Alviera Country Club’s Pasteleria and discover one of the best-kept secrets in the Alviera Estate.
Freshly baked every day, Pasteleria offers a wide selection of traditional-with-a-Manyaman-twist, drool-worthy pastries, that people travel to Porac Pampanga for. Some must-not-be-missed best sellers include:
Soft, fluffy, and extra cheesy 2-Cheese Ensaymada made with local artisan cheddar cheese, and a subtle note of sweetness coursing through rich cream cheese. Tales have it that a pregnant woman once craved for it, ordered an entire batch – baked and delivered all the way to Manila.
Alviera Country Club’s signature cake, the incredibly decadent Moist Dark Chocolate Cake is a melt-in-your-mouth moist cake with bittersweet layers of chocolate frosting – definitely a chocolate lover's dream!
A classic cookie made even better, the Chocolate Crinkles are made only from premium ingredients like Dutch cocoa, which gives its unique chewy interior and crunchy exterior. Another bestseller being ordered from places near and far!
The perfect dessert for all seasons: the Frozen Brazo de Mercedes is another signature recipe made with graham, cashew cookie, mantecado ice cream, crème caramel and pillowy soft meringue. Truly a symphony of flavors and textures.
Apart from these delectable sweets, Pasteleria also offers sumptuous savory bestsellers, perfect for brunches or snacks, or any time of the day. Try the classic apple crumble muffin, and the buttery, crisp and flaky Croissant Loaf! Pasteleria also has their version of the staple Banana Bread made from muscovado sugar, and their one-of-a-kind Brownie Mousse Cake.
Following your food adventure at Pasteleria, complete the experience by enjoying a day of fun and relaxation at Alviera. Beat the heat and take a dip in the club’s huge network of swimming pools featuring a 6-lane lap pool, a lounge pool and jacuzzi. You can also play tennis, badminton or volleyball at the club’s sports courts, or get a good workout at the fitness gym while relishing the wide-open expanse of the Porac mountain range.
Want to know more about how you can get access to these first-rate club amenities? Get in touch with the Alviera Country Club membership department at 09178062377 to know more and schedule your visit. You can also take a sneak peek of what the club has to offer by availing of the special day passes for only P600/person, which includes a consumable fee of P300 for all food and drinks within the property.
Considering safety as one of the primary concerns, the club is following standard health protocols and only limited passes are available daily. Though day passes can be purchased at the Country Club upon arrival, guests are required to reserve slots ahead.
Whether it’s a quick food trip or a day-long R&R, a short drive to the club will definitely be a great way to satisfy your sweet cravings, while giving in to your wanderlust for exploring nature’s best. Treat yourself and your loved ones to come and visit Alviera Country Club. (PR)