Tagged: Snack

Low-Carb Chocolate Hazelnut Bars

Here’s a protein rich and Nutella-flavored bar that you can enjoy for those midday munchies or after a workout. The combination of chocolate and hazelnuts makes these bars addictively tasty, while the texture is somewhere between a fudge and a brownie. The added collagen protein makes these all the more...

Strawberry and Custard Danish

Hey guys it’s one of those days again where I have to clear up the freezer of any leftover food hence, I am making this Danish Pastry. No, I did not make the pastry on my own and I found some leftover flaky pastry and some strawberry jam which is...

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Deremen

The wife visited the Philippines around November last year and one of her pasalubongs was this Deremen, a type young glutinous rice popular from Pangasinan that has a unique processing method. Processing deremen is quite laborious, it starts by handpicking the rice stalks individually, toasted on hot embers while it...

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Pininat

Pininat is a type of bibingka prepared with glutinous rice flour, coconut milk and macapuno strings, a popular rice cake from Pangasinan. Pininat’s name came from the word “pinat” which means to stretch. Stretchy? Yes hence the name, but to describe its texture in detail this is gooey and chewy...

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Cheesy Fried Wedges

Cheese Powder at last I saw you, I was in search for you for the longest time. The last time I had this is when we left Philippines early 2000’s where I enjoyed it in French fries, popcorn and sweet corn. During those days I suppose this powered was just...

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Lengua de Gato

Butter cookies, its popular everywhere, but cat shaped ones? Yes, this one too. Lengua de Gato in the Philippines, Katte Tong in Netherlands, Langues de Chat in France and Lidah Kucing in Indonesia. While they are all named differently the basic ingredients are all similar butter, flour, sugar and eggs,...

Blueberry, Dark Chocolate and Banana Bread 1

Blueberry, Dark Chocolate and Banana Bread

Its clean up your pantry day and I have some dark chocolate tablets from Philippines and frozen blueberries to use. Was thinking of how to utilize both and remembered that it can go really well with a banana bread base mixture which is very versatile. I do have a trusted...

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Pinakufu

If you visited Tuguegarao City then most probably you have tried our rice cake today as it is quite popular with the Ybanags, and if you had tried it you most probably had it with Sinanta, a type of noodle dish popular in the said region. It’s like mami and...

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Vigan Empanada

If you have been to Vigan then this dish would not be foreign to you. This bright orange tinted fried wonder is a very popular and perhaps the most favourite street food in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, a humble dish of annatto coloured rice flour dough filled with green papaya, Vigan...

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Binallay

Filipinos love their rice cakes, in fact each region in the Philippines have their specialty like Tupig from Pangasinan, Ibos Suman from Antipolo, Espasol from Laguna and our post today which comes from Isabela. This rice cake or kakanin is prepared with glutinous rice flour which is made into a...