What to bring?

Before I left to go on my holiday, I was wondering what to bring the bf's family as
pasalubong. If I was going to see my Auntie in the UK, this would've been easy. But as I have no idea what can be found in Guam, I was a bit worried.


But at least I knew they wanted ensaymada, so I packed them a box of it.

As for everything else, I've done a little guesswork on the Filipino food aisle in the supermarket --


I like tarts, so I hoped they would like them too.


I wasn't sure about Otap (flaky pastry sprinkled with sugar) -- I think people who come from the south are the ones allowed to bring these in, but I didn't care.


I hadn't tried this brand of Polvoron (it's some kind of powdered sweet) before, but the bf couldn't stop eating them when I got took it out, so it must be good.


Of course, Filipino brand peanut chocolate (our version of Reese' Peanut Butter cups, harhar) might be a little unconventional but would probably be looked forward to by the younger peeps.

So in the end, I just bought whatever I saw. Hee!

Have you guys got any idea what I could bring next time? Nothing too stinky, please, and no dried mangoes as those are so common.

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Jessica said...

My relatives in the US always crave for "adobong mani" (peanuts). The ones from a stall in Landmark, to be more specific. You could try bringing some next time. A bit space-consuming though, coz they're in chunky, round plastic bottles

April 16, 2009 at 2:32 PM
eMz said...

excellent suggestion! will keep that in mind for next time. ^_^

April 16, 2009 at 2:43 PM
Basti said...

Yeah masarap ang polvoron and yang chocnut! :) favorite ko yan since bata pa'ko, bata pa rin naman ako til now.. lol

April 17, 2009 at 11:16 PM
eMz said...

hehe! para naman di laging mangga. XD

April 18, 2009 at 9:31 AM
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