Tagged: Snack

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...

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...

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...

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...

Biyaki

If you notice during the last few days, we have been focusing on Maranao food, I just love to share this cuisine as its quite unique, almost a cross between the usual Tagalog fare with neighbouring South East Asian countries like Malaysia and Indonesia giving it a different edge due...

Copycat Macho Sisig Nachos

I am doing a lot of copycat recipes from the Philippine restaurants, I guess you know why? If not let me explain, just imagine me living in New Zealand for quite some time now, my only view of what’s happening in the Philippines is when I open Instagram or Facebook...

Bunny Cookies

Like many great recipes our post today was made by accident, a beautiful accident. One day our daughter was making some macarons as she always does, then she was challenged to make one in the shape of a bunny but she baked it in a wrong temperature, since the decals...

Copycat Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls

One of the things we miss back in the Philippines is the variety of food that you can buy, while some of them are available here, a lot of them are not specially the American chains like Auntie Anne’s, Mrs. Fields, Baskin Robbins and Cinnabon to name some. Having said...

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...

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...