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Kalamay

Kalamay

Kalamay or Calamay is a sticky sweet snack/dessert delicacy popular in the Philippines. It is made out of glutinous rice flour, coconut milk and sugar usually palm or brown sugar. Kalamay or Calamay is a sticky sweet snack/dessert delicacy popular in the Philippines. It is made out of glutinous rice...

Pichi Pichi

Pichi Pichi

Pichi Pichi is a dessert made out of grated cassava and sugar coated with grated coconut, this gelatinous treat is a real simple recipe for a rice cake it contains few ingredients, preparation is next to nothing and you don’t even need an oven as this is cooked in a...

Buko Pie 4

Buko Pie

Buko pie is a Filipino type of pie made out of semi flaky pastry filled with custard made out of young coconut meat and condensed milk. A popular dish in Laguna province located South of Manila, Philippines where it can be seen everywhere from street side stalls to walking vendors....

Anzac Biscuits

Anzac Biscuits

Its Anzac Day today a national day in Australia and New Zealand commemorated every 25th of April in remembrance and honour of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire during World War I.  In this remembrance we will be making some...

Cassava Cake

Cassava Cake

Cassava Cake is a type of Filipino kakanin made with baked grated cassava mixed with coconut milk, milk, sugar and young coconut sport. Final day and lets make some cake which is not a flour-based but a rice cake. Last time I posted a recipe called cassava cake, it was...

Chicken Binakol

Chicken Binakol

Soup week: Day 5. For chicken as the main ingredient, lets go back to the Philippines and end it with a very interesting soup called Chicken Binakol. Chicken Binakol is a chicken soup dish similar to Tinola but instead of using rice wash or normal water this chicken soup dish is...

Buko Juice

Buko Juice

Another refreshing drink popular in the Philippines where you can see sold almost everywhere from hawker stalls to posh restaurants, it is a simple mixture of young coconut water, young coconut meat and milk, it’s very refreshing and very healthy. This is one of the drinks I missed in the...

Halo Halo

Halo Halo is a popular shaved ice dessert in the Philippines prepared with shaved ice, evaporated milk and various ingredients like sweetened beans, sweetened fruits, boba pearls, nata de coco, palm fruit then topped with leche flan and ube jam. Halo-halo is a popular Filipino dessert made out of mixed beans...

Pan de Coco 3

Pan de Coco

Pan de coco which means “coconut bread” in Spanish is a popular bread in the Philippines and Honduras. Though two versions are named similarly they are made differently to each other, the Philippine variant is a sweet bread with a sweetened grated coconut filling served as a dessert or a...

Ginataang Hipon at Kalabasa 2

Ginataang Hipon at Kalabasa

I guess you have seen variations of these in my site as this Squash and String beans in Coconut Cream sauce is a popular base for different types of meat in the Philippines specially seafood such as Shrimps and Crabs.  Also if you have noticed most of the Philippine dishes...