Tagged: Bread

Ube Pandesal

Can’t get enough of ube? We had seen this humble Filipino root crop become really popular nowadays. Filipinos all over the world try to incorporate this purple wonder in many things like sinigang, pancake, empanadas, macaroons and doughnuts to name some, while I tried most of them there is one...

Ube Loaf

I always love the Asian Red Bean swirl loaf, picking those sections where the red bean paste are is a part of the trill in eating them. It is like getting those crispy bits on a fried fish, hunting for that pork fat on pork and beans or going for...

Pork Belly and Mango Salsa Banh Mi

If the Filipino’s can match any ulam with rice, the Italian’s can top up their pasta with any sauce, the Mexicans can wrap any stuff with their tacos then the Vietnamese can also fill their baguettes with basically anything. The only rule for it to be a banh mi is...

Blueberry, Dark Chocolate and Banana Bread 1

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...

Sweet Ham Loaf 1

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 2

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 1

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 1

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 2

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 1

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...