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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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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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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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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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No Churn Purple Yam Ice Cream

Ube Sorbetes Ube or Purple yam has to be the top flavour of desserts among Filipinos, as a people, we are obsessed with Ube. Other countries use purple yam as a savoury dish, something to complement a meaty dish but Filipinos use it as a dessert ONLY. From cakes, ice cream, candy, steamed cakes, sweet […]

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Cassava Cake

Sweet and Moist Cake with Young Coconut What is Cassava Cake? Cassava cake is unique to the Philippines although the root crop cassava came from Latin America during the Spanish colonization through the Manila – Acapulco trading route.  It’s a traditional moist cake with a custard-like topping. It’s usually eaten as snacks but it can […]

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Steamed Sticky Rice Cake

Kutsinta 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 of rice cakes […]

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No Bake Mango Float Cake

Philippine Mango also known as Carabao Mango named after native, domesticated water buffalo in Philippines. I think Philippine Mangoes are the sweetest and juiciest mangoes! Yep I know it’s a bold statements but I am confident that our native mangoes can stand against other popular mangoes. I wish they sell more of Philippine mangoes in […]

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Steamed Xmas Rice Cakes

Puto Bumbong 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 […]

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