Tagged: Dessert

Lengua de Gato

Butter cookies, its popular everywhere, but cat shaped ones? Yes, this one too. Lengua de Gato in the Philippines, Katte Tong in Netherlands, Langues de Chat in France and Lidah Kucing in Indonesia. While they are all named differently the basic ingredients are all similar butter, flour, sugar and eggs,...

Flan de Manzanas

This is how the Filipinos prepare their leche flan before, with apples, and it is one of the influences of the Spanish cuisine. The original desert came from the Spain’s version called by a similar name but with a letter “Z”, Flan de Manzanas. Today this is rarely served due...

Mango Jelly Salad

Think of this dessert as the long youngest hot cousin of Buko Pandan, with almost similar preparation but instead of pandan leaves and coconut meat we will be using only mangoes. Mango Jelly Salad is a Filipino Salad dessert prepared with cubed mangoes, mango flavoured agar jelly and nata de...

Pinakufu

If you visited Tuguegarao City then most probably you have tried our rice cake today as it is quite popular with the Ybanags, and if you had tried it you most probably had it with Sinanta, a type of noodle dish popular in the said region. It’s like mami and...

Copycat Nathaniel’s Buko Pandan

Like most Filipino fad dishes that became popular from mid-2000’s to today I only heard of them through friends and family who either came to New Zealand recently or had just visited the Philippines. All I can do after they had told their accounts on trying these wonderful dishes is...

Copycat Razon’s Halo Halo

The last time I was in the Philippines was last year but before that it was 2003 and from that time to 2018 a lot has changed specially in term of food that is available, a lot of the traditional stuff was spinned off to make another creation like this...

Matcha Macarons

If I love cooking savoury dishes my daughter is the total opposite, she is into making amazing pastries like this macaron. This was her nth time making macarons and as she endlessly prepares them, she also is starting to perfect this culinary art. This macaron is a combination of all...

Mango Sago Pudding

Mango Sago Pudding is a tropical dessert prepared with fresh chilled mango cubes served with mini tapioca pearls on creamy sweetened coconut cream sauce. This crowd pleaser is really easy to make even young kids can prepare this, all you need are mangoes, sugar, cooked sago and coconut cream, with...