December 2012

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 1,500,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about 27 years for that many people to see it. Your...

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Rellenong Manok

Rellenong Manok is a festive Filipino festive dish which is basically a roasted stuffed chicken but something is special here, it is boneless. Yes you’ve read it right it is boneless but only in the cavity, wings and legs still have its bones in tact. Rellenong Manok is a festive...

Espasol

Chewy, soft, sweet! This cylindrical rice cakes from Laguna is one of the best kakanins out there. Espasol are cylindrical rice cakes that originated in the Philippine province of Laguna. Popularly sold on major thoroughfares, bus stops and specialty shops in Laguna, this rice cake is made out of toasted...

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Ube Ice Cream

Ube Ice Cream, this ice cream is one of the best sellers in the Philippines due to its unique taste that suits well to the Filipino palate as well as it common use in a dessert called Halo Halo. Here I am posting another common Filipino ice cream mostly unknown...

Food for the Gods

Food for the Gods

This baked desert called Food for the Gods is made out of dates and walnuts mixed in a fluffy buttery dough, the texture is simply phenomenal think of it as a cross between a moist butterscotch crossed with crumby cookie. I am not sure about the history of this dish...


Merry Christmas

There is no recipe post today and I just want to greet you all a Merry Christmas Everyone!, Cook well , eat well, drink moderately and have fun this holiday season! There is no recipe post today and I just want to greet you all a Merry Christmas Everyone!, Cook...

White Chocolate and Macadamia Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce

White Chocolate and Macadamia Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce

White Chocolate and Macadamia Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce is another unique creation here at Ang Sarap. It is basically a cheese cake flavoured with macadamias, white chocolate and caramel. Every Christmas it is a tradition in our household to serve cheesecake during the Noche Buena. It started many years ago...

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Royal Bibingka

Like the regular bibingka, royal bibingka is also associated with Christmas but mostly in Vigan. Though it shares the name with the normal bibingka they are two different rice cakes as this one uses glutinous rice flour which makes the texture sticky and dense. Like the regular bibingka, royal bibingka...

Baba Ghanoush

Baba Ghanoush

Baba ghanoush or Baba ganoush is a Levantine dish made out of mashed eggplant mixed with olive oil, tahini and various seasonings. Usually used as a spread or dip paired with some flat bread or pita chips. Baba ghanoush or Baba ganoush is a Levantine dish made out of mashed eggplant...

Lamb Ragout

Lamb Ragout

Lamb Ragout is a lamb dish slowly simmered in wine and tomato sauce infused with rosemary, thyme and sage. A very versatile stew where you can serve it either with rice, bread or pasta. Lamb Ragout is a lamb dish slowly simmered in wine and tomato sauce infused with rosemary,...