Dessert

Copycat Nathaniel's Buko Pandan 1

Copycat Nathaniel’s Buko Pandan

Nathaniel’s Buko Pandan is a type of Filipino Dessert prepared with young coconut strips, pandan jelly, nata de coco, cream and condensed milk served ice cream style 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...

Copycat Razon's Halo Halo 1

Copycat Razon’s Halo Halo

Copycat Razon’s Halo Halo is a dessert drink similar to Halo Halo but only using three ingredients sweetened banana, macapuno and leche flan served on a finer shaved milk ice. The last time I was in the Philippines was last year but before that it was 2003 and from that...

Matcha Macarons 1

Matcha Macarons

Matcha Macarons is a type of French macaron flavoured with matcha powder and filled with chocolate gananche. 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...

Mango Sago Pudding 1

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. Mango Sago Pudding or Mango Tapioca is a tropical dessert prepared with fresh chilled mango cubes served with mini tapioca pearls on creamy sweetened coconut cream...

Filipino Sweet Macaroni Salad 1

Filipino Sweet Macaroni Salad

Sweet Macaroni Salad or Filipino Sweet Macaroni Salad is a dessert salad prepared with Macaroni, Palm Fruit, Fruit Cocktail and Cheese dressed in Condensed Milk and Mayonnaise. For many the idea of combining Macaroni, Condensed Milk, Mayonnaise, Palm Fruit, Fruit Cocktail and Cheese is quite unusual to say the least...

Pinaso 2

Pinaso

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

Strawberry French Macarons 1

Strawberry French Macarons

Strawberry French Macarons is a French Style pastry made with almond flour and egg whites filled with cream cheese and strawberry jam. 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...

Kulambo 1

Kulambo

Kulambo is a type of rice cake popular in Pangasinan, basically their equivalent to tikoy made with sugar, coconut milk and glutinous rice flour. 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...