Rediscovering the beloved ‘bread of salt’A two-year cross-country search for varieties of bread, sifting through different panaderia and larger bakeries as well as a trail of records and documents from libraries such as the Lopez Library collection resulted in “Panaderia: Philippine Bread, Biscuit and Bakery Traditions” by Jenny Orillos and Amy Uy.
The authors will have a lecture entitled Panaderia Chronicles and a book signing at the museum on November 21, 2pm to 5 pm.
They will give a brief about the contents of the book, highlighting the sections on panaderia and ensaymada, which were completed through research at the Lopez Museum and Library; these materials will be on display during the lecture.
A project in partnership with Kamuning Bakery, bakery owner and columnist Wilson Lee Flores will also share how his love for history and appreciation for food and its preparation resulted in his venture to provide a new lease on life to this institution.
Kamuning Bakery will provide some of its wellloved breads, while Anvil Publishing’s food-related titles will be made available for purchase.
These lectures and programs are copresented by Gourmet Farms Inc. Registration is P135 for adults and P115 for students and museum members.
The Lopez Memorial Museum is at the ground floor, Benpres Building, Exchange Road corner Meralco Avenue, Pasig City. Museum days and hours are Mondays to Saturdays, except holidays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Avail of unlimited access to exhibitions and library resources by signing up for the Lopez Museum membership program. Members can borrow books from the lending section and get discounts on lectures, workshops and services for only P1,500.