Snack

Valencia Triangulo

It’s like turon but with a very unique twist, definitely this one is like no other. Valencia Triangulo is a Filipino style street food prepared with saba bananas, pinipig and jackfruit wrapped in spring roll pasty deep fried and coated with melted brown sugar. If you have been to Malabon...

Bocheng Monggo

A different kind of buchi that will definitely fill your hunger. Bocheng Monggo is a popular street food in Malabon, Metro Manila, Philippines made with glutinous rice dough filled with sweetened green mung beans then deep fried and coated with melted brown sugar. In Malabon there is this popular place...

Chipa

This chewy ball is quite addictive, once you start, it’s hard to stop. Chipas or Chipá is a popular snack and breakfast food in Paraguay made simply with tapioca flour, cheese and milk. The first time I had this was nearly a year ago when an Argentinian colleague of mine...

Biscocho

The perfect match with that nice cup of coffee! Biscocho or biskotso is a Filipino type of snack usually served with coffee made with twice baked bread coated with butter and sugar. An Instagram friend of mine from the Asian in America Mag posted this biscocho photo and reminds me...

Fried Nian Gao

This delicious yummy dessert and/or snack is usually served during Chinese New Year but that does not mean something as yummy as this can’t be served anytime of the year. Fried Nian Gao is a type of Malaysian snack made with Nian gao, taro and sweet potato slices that are...

White Toblerone and Himalayan Pink Salt Cookies

Chewy sweet and salty cookies made with chunks of White Toblerone. White Toblerone and Himalayan Pink Salt Cookies as the name suggest are cookies made with that popular Swiss Chocolate Band with an added twist of pink salt to give a nice contrast to flavours. One good thing with the...

Ube Tikoy

Adding everyone’s favourite purple ingredient to this Chinese rice cake. Ube Tikoy is a type of Filipino-Chinese rice steamed rice cake called Tikoy prepared with ube flavour and macapuno strips. Tikoy was a staple for us growing up, during Chinese New Year back in the Philippines it was a custom...

Tikoy Turon

It’s a totally different way of enjoying this popular Chinese New Year’s cake. Tikoy Turon is a type of snack prepared with a Chinese sweet rice cake called tikoy wrapped with spring roll pastry then deep fried. Tikoy or Nian gao is a food prepared from glutinous rice flour, it...

Matcha Crinkles

Another one for the matcha lover out there! Matcha Crinkles is a type of crinkle prepared with matcha powder along with the usual crinkle ingredients giving it a nice bight green colour. If you follow my blog then most probably you would have known my daughters love for anything Matcha....

Kimchi Cheese Toastie

A combination that sounds weird, but sometimes weird things are delicious. Kimchi Cheese Toastie is a popular Korean street food made with kimchi and cheese sandwiched on a bread then toasted to golden perfection. One of the YouTube channels we follow is Jolly, a channel where these two English gents...