Tagged: Milk

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Yema Balls

Yema is a type of soft candy in the Philippines made from egg yolks and condensed milk. It is perhaps the most popular candy back home and most of the kids during the old days most probably have this on their favourites list. In the Philippines we barely make them...

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Iskrambol

Iskrambol or Ice Scramble is the Filipino version of Slushy made out of banana flavoured frozen condensed milk usually sold by street hawkers. During my childhood this was really popular and it was sold outside schools in big styroboxes, I still remember kids queuing for this one while the vendor...

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Pastillas de Leche

Pastillas de Leche if directly translated from Spanish means “milk tablets” or “milk pills” which basically describes this Filipino sweet delicacy. Pastillas de leche are sweet milk candies are made out of carabao (water buffalo) milk shaped into small cylinders, it is hardened by evaporation and addition of sugar during...

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Melon Juice

When one of my friends went back to the Philippines I had asked him to buy several items for me, regular Philippine kitchen items which I cannot find here in New Zealand. One of the items is called buko / melon scraper which basically is a tool to scrape fruit...

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Yema

If the West have candies and lollies in the Philippines we have Yema, a type of candy made out of egg yolks, condensed milk and crushed peanuts cooked to form a firm custard shaped in a pyramid or spherical manner then wrapped in colourful cellophane. Think of it as a...