Veronica Leung (left) and Esther Claudine Lim Singzon, founder of bakery Purple Flour Hong Kong, with a plate of ube pandesal. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Veronica Leung (left) and Esther Claudine Lim Singzon, founder of bakery Purple Flour Hong Kong, with a plate of ube pandesal. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

‘Our love language is through food’: Filipino bakers in Hong Kong cook up a taste of home to satisfy their cravings

  • Missing the flavours of home, some Filipinos in Hong Kong are creating their own bakery brands to bring familiar comforts to the community
  • Bakeries like Purple Flour, run by a former lawyer in the Philippines, are selling popular items like ube cheese pandesal and ube chiffon cakes

Veronica Leung (left) and Esther Claudine Lim Singzon, founder of bakery Purple Flour Hong Kong, with a plate of ube pandesal. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Veronica Leung (left) and Esther Claudine Lim Singzon, founder of bakery Purple Flour Hong Kong, with a plate of ube pandesal. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
READ FULL ARTICLE