Bread

Ube Loaf 1

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 1

Pork Belly and Mango Salsa Banh Mi

Pork Belly and Mango Salsa Banh Mi is a type of Bánh mì filled with fork tender pork belly, mango and tomato salsa on a baguette served with sweet chilli sauce and mayonnaise. If the Filipino’s can match any ulam with rice, the Italian’s can top up their pasta with...

Blueberry, Dark Chocolate and Banana Bread 1

Blueberry, Dark Chocolate and Banana Bread

Blueberry, Dark Chocolate and Banana Bread is a type of banana bread infused with blueberries and dark chocolates, a nice sweet bread to enjoy with tea or coffee. Its clean up your pantry day and I have some dark chocolate tablets from Philippines and frozen blueberries to use. Was thinking...

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

Sourdough bread is basically made by the fermentation of dough using naturally occurring lactobacilli and yeast coming from the surrounding environment. 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...

Piyaya 1

Piyaya

Piyaya or Piaya is a type of unleavened toasted flatbread filled with muscovado and is a popular delicacy in Negros Occidental more specifically Bacolod City 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...

Kababayan 2

Kababayan

Kababayan is a type of sweet bread popular in the Philippines, muffin like in preparation and texture this perhaps is its most simplest version as its only made with just eggs, sugar, milk and flour In Philippines not everyone owns an oven, in fact oven ownership is so low bakeries...

Bifana Sandwich 1

Bifana Sandwich

Bifana Sandwich is a type of sandwich popular in Portugal where pork chops or pork strips that are marinated in piri-piri style sauce and white wine is served in a light crusty bread roll accompanied with yellow mustard and sautéed pimiento with onions You might have heard of the Macanese...

Bacon, Tomato and Mozarella Crostini 2

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...