Recipes

Triple Choc Coconut Pancakes

I confess, I’m a chocoholic! I used coconut flour with this recipe with some bananas, cocoa, eggs, nutella and vanilla essence. You can order some coconut flour online and maybe in your local supermarket. I never used to like chocolate before, when I was pregnant with my eldest daughter I craved chocolate throughout my pregnancy. […]

Sweet Coconut Buns

Pan de Coco What is Pan de Coco A sweet soft bun stuffed with sweetened coconut fillings. It’s one of the most popular bread that is sold in every bakery in the Philippines. Pan literally means bread or buns and Coco is short for coconut. The name suggests that it’s Spanish…but is it? After searching […]

Beef Empanadas

What is Filipino Beef Empanada Filipino Empanadas were influenced by Spain when they colonised the country. It’s similar to South American and Cuban empanadas. Each Spanish colony adapted the recipe to their own using ingredients available to them. Making each country’s empanada unique to them. I only know 2 variations on empanadas in the Philippines. […]

Pinakbet na Purong Gulay

Vegan Pinakbet – A vegetable medley cooked with salted black beans. Pinakbet is a regional dish from Ilocos, north of Philippines. What is Pinakbet? Pinakbet or Pakbet is a dish from Ilocos and Its name came from the Ilocano word pinakebbet which means “shriveled”, in reference to the vegetables being sweated in the pot over […]

Chicken & Chayote Ginger Soup

Tinola na May Sayote “Hindi sa akin yan…Sayo te!” A friend jokingly commented, to many people they know the vegetable as ‘chayote’ in Filipino language it’s ‘sayote’ haha! Tinola is a classic Filipino dish with the chicken, ginger and either chayote or green papaya. When my papa taught me how to cook this dish at […]

Ensaladang Kulawo

Smokey Aubergine with Coconut Dressing Ensaladang Kulawo is two dishes combined into one. It’s grilled aubergine, tomatoes, red onions and garlic with coconut cream & lemon dressing. This is great as a side dish or salad and it’s vegan too! What is Ensaladang Kulawo? Let’s start with Ensalada, this dish is made up of grilled […]

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