There's a Filipino holiday pop-up coming to Toronto

Nov 20 2018, 2:05 pm

Get ready to shop ethical and eat ube.

A Filipino holiday market is popping up in Toronto on December 1 and 2, bringing along artisanal clothing and brightly-coloured sweets.

You’ll have the opportunity to shop for ethical gifts by Cambio & Co. The company’s curated collection of conscious Filipino brands, which are all designed and handcrafted in the Philippines, will be available for purchase.

Talk about the perfect holiday presents.

 

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And to give you more energy for your gift-hunting, you’ll find sweet treats crafted by Filipino Fusion Desserts. Based in the GTA, this catering company makes desserts that include a combination of traditional Filipino and Western flavours, with a modern twist.

 

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The creations look too beautiful to eat… almost.

 

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Crinkle cookies bring a smile to everyone’s face, but the vibrant colour of these ones take them over the top. Ube, a Filipino dessert made with purple yam, is what packs this purple punch.

Mark your calendar and head down to College Street the first weekend of December — this ethical event is one you won’t want to miss.

FILIPINOESQUE POP-UP

When: December 1 from 12 pm – 7 pm; December 2 from 11 am – 6 pm
Where: 434 College Street (Floor 2)

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