Tagged: Bread

Blueberry, Dark Chocolate and Banana Bread

Its clean up your pantry day and I have some dark chocolate tablets from Philippines and frozen blueberries to use. Was thinking of how to utilize both and remembered that it can go really well with a banana bread base mixture which is very versatile. I do have a trusted...

Top 17 Panaderia Favourites (Filipino Breads and Pastries)

Panaderia is the equivalent of bakery in the Philippines and it’s like a sari sari store where most neighbourhoods have one in most corners even at the most remote places. This bakery bakes fresh bread throughout the day starting early in the morning preparing pandesal for breakfast up until the...

Sweet Ham Loaf

I grew up with this bread, I remember my mom, aunt and grandma buys them on a regular basis and it was a staple at home, a sweet fluffy loaf bread studded with occasional bits of sweet ham. It’s one of those breads that no need for any spread, you...

Croque Madame

There are many dishes to whip up with that left-over Christmas Ham, most of you already have a stock standard recipe that you prepare on a yearly basis like soup, pasta and quiche to name some but have you tried making Croque Madame or Croque Monsieur? Croque Madame or Croque...

Sourdough Bread

The first time I was introduced to this type of bread is via a chain letter that is handed by your friends or seen in church doors during the 80’s where it states THE HOLY BREAD OF PADRE PIO This bread is called “Hemin”. It is the bread of Padre...

Piyaya

Pasalubong is one Filipino tradition that I really like specially if you are the recipient. Well what is this tradition? Basically, is an act of bringing gifts/souvenirs from a traveller’s destination to people back home, usually in form of food, local produce or a craft only found on the location...

Kababayan

In Philippines not everyone owns an oven, in fact oven ownership is so low bakeries called panaderia are very popular, every village corner will have it and it is busy specially during the mornings and in the afternoon due to breakfast pandesals and merienda. In where I grew up in...

Bifana Sandwich

You might have heard of the Macanese Pork Chop Buns but have you met its older brother the Bifana Sandwich? Macanese Pork Chop Buns came from the Portuguese and if you had tried them you might be able to see the resemblance with our post today as they came from...

Bacon, Tomato and Mozarella Crostini

Are you looking for the perfect starter well look no further, this is it! Like the name suggests this is a type of crostini topped with melted mozzarella, bacon and tomatoes, a great way to start a meal specially if you have pasta for mains. Nearly tastes like pizza but...

Clams Casino Crostini

Clams Casino Crostini is a type of crostini inspired by a dish called clams casino, similar to baked tahong where clams are served on the half shell prepared and baked to golden perfection with other ingredients, in this case breadcrumbs and bacon. This dish originated in Rhode Island and is...