Growing up, Rolando Estores lived with his family in an apartment above his grandparents’ busy bakery in the city of Malolos in the Philippines. By the time Estores turned 18 he wanted nothing to do with baking. But that eventually changed.

Sat in the office at the back of the Golden Ribbon Bakeshoppe on Dorset Street last week, Estores said that some of the recipes they use there are they same as those in Malolos. Like pandesal, or “salt bread”, which is commonly eaten for breakfast in the Philippines, he says.

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