Tagged: Dessert

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...

Filipino Sweet Macaroni Salad

For many the idea of combining Macaroni, Condensed Milk, Mayonnaise, Palm Fruit, Fruit Cocktail and Cheese is quite unusual to say the least but for Filipinos it sounds like a great dessert and we call it Sweet Macaroni Salad. This salad is very popular during the Christmas season and it...

Pinaso

Pinaso, a Bulakenyo dessert dish, originated in Mexico which dates back to the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade. Pinaso means scorched in English and it is prepared with eggs, milk and biscuits then the top, where sugar is spread, is scorched or caramelized with a very hot heavy iron turner (siyanse), a...

Strawberry French Macarons

It was a proud parent moment when I saw my daughter patiently makes her first macaron and she nailed it. It was a very laborious process as I had my go with it several times before and now after I got tired making it she took over and gave it...

Kulambo

Kulambo is a type of netting placed on top and around your bed to ward of mosquitoes at night and have a good night sleep and I don’t know why our rice cake for today is named like such. Kulambo is a type of rice cake popular in Pangasinan, basically...

Masikoy

Palitaw as most Filipino’s know it is a simple rice cake or what Filipinos called “kakanin” prepared with glutinous rice flour with a bit of water to make into a flat dough then cooked in boiling water until it floats, coated with sugar, coconut and toasted sesame seeds. Masikoy on...