Tofu chips: must try

We were having a late al fresco lunch at Rowena’s in Tagaytay a couple of months ago and the sandwiches we ordered came with chips that were delicious as they were unfamiliar. Even Sam who can deconstruct a dish down to the infinitesimal bits of herb couldn’t determine what they were made of. Not potatoes, definitely, or we would have known right away. Not cassava either as cassava chips are chewy as they are crisp. The puzzle notwithstanding, we just went on and devoured the chips. Hours later, we would discover what they were at a Retreat House, no less.

After lunch, we were driving back to the house where we stayed when we passed the Canossa Retreat House with a sign out front that said “Bazaar.” We went, the bazaar wasn’t so very interesting (the handmade coffee mugs were very expensive) but we did discover the chips that we enjoyed at Rowena’s. Tofu chips, it turned out, and they came in a variety of flavors. According to the store minder, they came from Laguna. Where exactly in Laguna, she was not sure. I bought three bags of tofu chips, in different flavors, and brought them home. Delicious. Truly delicious.

Even if you’re not a fan of tofu, chances are, you’ll find these tofu chips irresistible.

  • http://u8mypinkcookies.blogspot.com u8mypinkcookies

    looks yummy.

  • bimba

    sa canossa retreat house bazaar b eto nabibili or meron din s rowena’s store?

    • Connie

      Didn’t see them at Rowena’s.

      BUT saw them at the Eastwood Mall food bazaar last night. :)

    • jenny

      hi Connie, if u wish to buy tofu chips, well, u can reach me thru my email add: maynineteen2004@yahoo.com or textme at 09063780142 and pls identify so i will know. thanks and hope to hear from u soon:)

  • http://thefickleminded.com nina

    this is interesting…i should buy and try them when I go home.

  • http://skinnykitchen.com nancy@skinnykitchen.com

    These tofu chips sound really interesting and healthy too. I never heard of these before…

  • Connie

    Neither have I until last June. :)

  • mahinay

    brought mine at Virra Mall Greenhills in a chinese deli store (forgot the name?) across SM Appliance center just beside the entrance..

  • Nikita

    Saan banda ang Canossa Retreat House?

  • esquire

    I found these in Eastwood Mall bazaar last weekend near Starbucks. Yummy nga! I asked the girl where we could find her after Eastwood (since no contact number in the packaging) and she said they’re “always” there (?)

  • Connie

    Along the Highway. Medyo malapit sa church but on the opposite side of the road.

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  • Connie

    The Eastwood bazaar is a regular weekend thing already.