Egg-it is a hole-in-the-wall snack store in Kapitolyo, Pasig serving Hong Kong style waffles with a twist. The store got its name from eggette, the common name of this snack. It is basically made of a batter cooked in a special pan that creates the distinctive small spherical shapes of the waffle.
It all started with a trip to Hong Kong, says owner, Jay Isais. Eggette is actually a famous street-food in Hong Kong. I find the egg flavor of the original Hong Kong eggette too strong, so I adjusted it to suit the taste of Pinoys. While eggette is traditionally eaten plain in Hong Kong, we made it more exciting by topping them with fruits, jams, chocolates and cream, thus creating a unique line of egg waffles with a twist. Jay shared with us their three best-selling egg waffles during our recent visit to their shop in Kapitolyo.
Black Pepper Spam with Cheese
The Black Pepper Spam with Cheese (P90.00) is the only savory version of their egg waffle which contains bits of Spam inside each sphere and is then topped with cheese dressing. If you love black pepper spam, then you'll love it more with this version of eggette. It is a complete meal in itself and is best paired with iced tea.
The Bananutella (P90.00) is a dessert waffle topped with slices of banana and drizzled with Nutella. The spheres are more compact thus more filling. It's a perfect breakfast eggit waffle that goes well with brewed coffee or hot chocolate. It's good for sharing.
The Mango Caramel (P90.00) is dessert waffle topped with mangoes and drizzled with caramel. It has a perfect balance of sweetness from the caramel and sweet-sourness from the mangoes. It is a refreshing dessert that is perfect for an afternoon snack. It is best paired with iced tea and is good for sharing.
Egg-it's other waffle flavors include Blueberry with Strawberry Syrup, Cookies and Cream, Rocky Road, Reese's, and Tiramisu. You can also customize your egg waffle by adding your choice of fruits, syrups and other add-ons. If you want two flavors in one egg waflle, you just have to add (P20.00) and you'll get a 2-in-1 eggit waffle.
Aside from their store in Kapitolyo, you can also find them at the Greenfield Weekend Market (former EDSA Central Market) every Saturday afternoon.
RAFFLE: P500 Egg-it Gift Certificate
Pinas Muna is giving away a P500 Egg-it Gift Certificate (GC) to a lucky pinasmuna.com reader so you too can also sample Egg-it's unique Hong Kong style Waffles with a twist with your barkada or family. To join this raffle, just follow the instructions below and take note of the mechanics:
1. This raffle is open to Philippine residents only.
2. There will only be one (1) winner who will be announced on June 16, 2014
3. GC is transferable to another person.
4. GC is not convertible to cash.
5. GC is valid only until September 15, 2014
6. GC will be sent via email.
6F, San Rafael Street corner Sta. Rosa Street, Kapitolyo, Pasig
Contact: 0915 269 6424
Store Hours: Monday to Saturday 8:30am to 9:30pm
How to get to Egg-it in Kapitolyo
From Shaw Blvd, enter the gate of Kapitolyo (across Capitol Commons) and immediately turn left on the first corner into San Rafael Street, then turn right into Sta. Rosa Street. Egg-it is one of the stores right at the corner of San Rafael and Sta. Rosa Streets. See map below and follow the yellow line.