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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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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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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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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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Pinoy Fruit Salad

Fruity…check! Creamy…check! Sweet…check! If you have attended a Filipino gathering before, you know that you are in for a feast! When we say, come over, we are having a small gathering for a celebration don’t expect 2-3 people or sandwiches on the table. Small gathering ends up being a living room and kitchen full of […]

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Milky Slushy with Purple Yam

Iskrambol 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 to persuade their parents […]

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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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