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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Saint Anne Parish Church’s neo-Gothic style, particularly the pyramidal red spires on the crown of its bell towers, makes it one of Iloilo City’s most distinct landmarks. At the time the edifice was constructed, cement was unavailable so the white coral rocks and limestones that make up the church were put together by masons using a mixture of sand and egg whites. The women of Molo gathered the egg yolk and created baked goods, initiating a tradition of Ilonggo pastry treats. Panaderia de Molo keeps history alive until today through its beloved local yet Spanish-inspired Galletas (thin biscuits), Bañadas (sugar-glazed cookies), and Barquillos (rolled wafer biscuits).
San Pedro Street, Molo, Iloilo City, Iloilo, Philippines
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