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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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Braso de Mercedes

Soft Meringue Roll with Kalamansi Custard Fillings A quintessential Filipino dessert that is worth the calories! I think generally when people people think of meringue they immediately think it the hard texture that many are used to. Braso de Mercedes is light and soft with vanilla custard and kalamansi flavour. Trust me once you eat […]

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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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Buko Pandan

Creamy Pandan and Young Coconut Dessert What is Buko Pandan Buko Pandan is a cold dessert with young coconut, milk and pandan jelly. These are the basic ingredients. Today there are many additional ingredients and toppings too. The word ‘buko’ means young coconut in particular because the word ‘niyog’ means mature coconut which will have […]

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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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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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Avocado & Strawberry Jam Ice Cream

No Churn Ice Cream with just 4 ingredients that is easy to make and everyone would love it!

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Ube Biko

Rice Cake Cooked in Coconut Milk, Mixed with Sweet Coconut Caramel What is Biko Biko is a sweet rice cake dish cooked with coconut milk and mixed with sweet coconut caramel syrup. Like other rice cakes, this is referred to as kakanin (derived from the word “kanin” which means rice) and is often eaten as […]

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