Today is Good Friday. A religious holiday where we commemorate Jesus Christ's suffering and crucifixion. It's day of repentance, of fasting, and abstinence for many Catholics. I chose not to eat meat today. I can't fast -- I'll faint if I do. Seriously.
Since I'm abstaining from meats, I know I would just torture myself if I post my usual photo-heavy feature and drool over the food shots. Anyway, it's so warm and humid so these frosty bars are perfect for this this hot summer day!
Obviously, I can't read Korean. I can't tell you what they put in these bars but we just love them! I later found more products on their website, got their names and screen-captured the product shots with the descriptions (thanks to Google auto page translation).
I started buying assorted Binggrae ice cream products since last year wherever they are available -- from small village convenience stores, Koren groceries, Mini-Stop, and the supermarket. Aside from the orange lolly Popsies we often buy, these Binggrae ice cream bars became our favorites over similar products from local brands.
ENZO BAR - "Enriched Chocolate Bar"
Imagine your light and creamy soft serve ice cream on a stick, coated in crisp milk chocolate and crunchy peanuts on the outside. Once you bite, you'll be surprised by the solid chocolate center!
@ PhP 43 - from Puregold supermarket
If you like coffee-flavored sweets and ice cream, you might enjoy this one too. J and I actually prefer this "cafe" bar 'coz it's more refreshing than the choco bar above. It's double coffee goodness -- from the ice cream to the crunchy coating. A great pick-me-up!
PANGTOA - "Choco Chiffon"
This one has an English description which says it all -- it's a chocolate chiffon ice cream sandwich. It's the most recent product I've tried from Binggrae. When I want something different, this is my choice since it's already a two-in-one snack or dessert of cake and ice cream!
|@ PhP 61 - from Puregold supermarket|
Here's our all-time favorite popsicle:
Magnolia Popsies in chocolate and orange
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