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Taho

Sweet Tofu Pudding TAHOOOO! The distinctive shout that the street vendor calls while making his round. You immediately grab your money and run outside making sure you don’t miss him. Pssst! You call the vendor, he comes over and starting assembling your taho. He first take a cup (you provide a cup too), he then […]

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Leche Flan Cake

What is Leche Flan Cake Leche Flan Cake also known as Custard Cake and it’s is probably the most decadent Filipino dessert I have ever tried! Not only that you get to eat a delicious cake at the end but the process of making this cake is so magical to me. How the cake batter […]

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Maruya

Banana Fritters What is Maruya Maruya are banana fritters usually with ‘Saba’ banana local to Philippines, coated with batter and fried until golden. It’s sprinkled with more sugar to give more sweetness. You can choose your favourite toppings to go with it of course! Let’s talk about ingredients With this recipe, because I live in […]

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Palitaw

Floating Rice Cake topped with Fresh Coconut and Toasted Sesame Seeds Palitaw is one of many ‘kakanin’ or rice cakes that Filipinos love to eat for merienda or snacks. We also serve Palitaw as a dessert at parties and gatherings. It’s a delicacy in the Philippines and it’s one of many dishes that are truly […]

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Iskrambol

Milky Slushy with Purple Yam If I say school snacks what’s the first food comes to mind? I grew up in the Philippines and what I remember during school recess or break is this cold, sweet and colourful dessert. The vendor usually seen outside of schools and parks waiting for the students and young children […]

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Kutsinta

Steamed Sticky Rice Cake A sweet glutinous rice cakes topped with freshly grated coconut meat. A great snack or dessert that is also vegan! What is Kutsinta? Apparently it was named after a pre-colonial kitchen equipment for its flattened, saucer-like shape according to pepper.ph. Kutsinta is a ‘kakanin’ they are a variety of different types […]

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Steamed Sweet Cassava Cake

Pichi Pichi Simply delicious steamed sweet cassava cake covered in freshly grated coconut meat. This Vegan sweetness is great as a snack or dessert! What is Pichi Pichi? Pichi pichi or Pitsi pitsi is made from grated cassava or manioc mixed with water or coconut milk and sugar. The mixture is poured into molders and […]

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Puto Bumbong – Steamed Christmas Rice Cakes

What is Puto Bumbong Puto Bumbong is one of the most popular Christmas related delicacies in the Philippines. It falls into the ‘kakanin’ or rice cakes variety. The word ‘Puto’ means glutinous and ‘Bumbong’ is Bamboo. This rice cake is steamed in a bamboo tube using a special steamer.  Puto Bumbong is made with a […]

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Bilo Bilo

Sticky Rice Balls Pudding in Coconut Milk Sweet creamy pudding with sticky rice balls cooked with fruits, sweet potatoes and tapioca pearls in coconut milk.  What is Ginataang Bilo Bilo? Also known as Binignit or Ginataang Halo Halo and it’s eaten as merienda or snacks and sometimes as a dessert during festivals and celebrations. The […]

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No Churn Biscoff Ice Cream

Deliciously quick to make ice cream, you only need 4 ingredients and you don’t need an ice cream churner! If you saw my Ube (purple yam) Ice cream, you’re going to love this one too! It’s fitting that this week we are enjoying some lovely sunshine and probably the last warmer days just before we […]

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