Tagged: Snack

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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...

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Cassava Suman with Macapuno

When I see rice cakes it reminds me of my late grandmother as there was no afternoon that she missed making them, Cassava Suman with Macapuno was one of these. It was a regular merienda when I was young and I certainly learned a lot of kakanin from her. During...

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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...

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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...

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White Chocolate and Macadamia Brownie

Was planning to do some baking the other day since I haven’t baked for ages, was lazy to go to the supermarket to buy some ingredients so I challenged myself to make something out of the pantry ingredients I have at the moment. Upon opening the pantry luckily, I have...

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Palitaw sa Latik

Palitaw is a rice dish made with glutinous rice flour dough cooked by boiling it in liquid like water or coconut milk. Cooking is quite simple, you only drop the dough and once it floats it means it’s already cooked, that’s where it got its name from “palitaw” meaning to...

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Tostada

Tostada is a Spanish word that means “toasted”, in Filipino language it is called “tostado” a word to describe various dishes where the main ingredient is toasted. Commonly it is also a dish the is made with a toasted or deep-fried corn tortilla that is flat or bowl in share...

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Piyaya

Pasalubong is one Filipino tradition that I really like specially if you are the recipient. Well what is this tradition? Basically, is an act of bringing gifts/souvenirs from a traveller’s destination to people back home, usually in form of food, local produce or a craft only found on the location...

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Taisan

Taisan, anybody who grew up in the late 70’s and 80’s would know this classic cake popularized by Goldilocks’, a very soft sponge loaf cake that has close similarities to mamon, usually sprinkled with sugar on top and sometimes with grated cheese. This type of food reminds me of my...

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Egg Yolk Cookies

For some reason you have a lot of leftover egg yolks because you just made some pavlova, meringue or Angel Food cake, now you don’t want to make the usual creme brulee or creme caramel, what would you do? Well I have a solution for you and it’s in a...