Friday, April 02, 2010

Piaya biscuits - Pasalubong treats from Bacolod, Philippines

Merci! Thanks, M ;-)

My colleague brought this biccies back from the Philippines for me ... sweet. Very sweet!

Where's Bacolod? I looked it up on Wikipedia...
Bacolod City (Filipino: Lungsod ng Bacolod) is the capital and largest city of the province of Negros Occidental. Having a total of 499,497 inhabitants as of August 1, 2007, it is the most populous city in the Western Visayas Region.
It is notable for its MassKara Festival held during October. Known for being a relatively friendly city, it bears the nickname "City of Smiles" and the "Football City of the Philippines". Bacolod City recently ranked no. 1 in a survey by MoneySense Magazine as the "Best Place to Live in the Philippines".

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