Buko Salad Recipe

Buko Salad

Buko Salad or sweet young coconut salad is a dessert dish that makes use of shredded young coconut as the main ingredient. This delicious dessert recipe is a mainstay in every special occasion in the Philippines; it is often served as dessert in town fiestas and birthday parties. This recipe … [Read more...]

Lengua de Gato

Lengua de Gato

Lengua de Gato are long thin cookies that resembles the shape of a cat's tongue. This might be the reason why these tasty treats were called such. This is one of my favorite holiday treats. They usually come in plastic jars similar to the packaging of the commercialized Peanut Brittle. Whenever I … [Read more...]

Ginataang Monggo Recipe

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Ginataang Munggo or Ginataang Monggo is a simple Filipino dessert dish wherein toasted Mung beans and sticky rice are cooked in coconut milk.This recipe is almost the same as that of Ginataang Mais, except that the later uses corn.Ginataang Monggo is usually eaten as a snack during the afternoon. It … [Read more...]

Carioca

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Carioca are sweet chewy ball-shaped treats that can be enjoyed as dessert or snack, these are made from sweet rice flour (glutinous rice flour can also be used) and sweetened shredded coconuts. These can be considered as a street food since Carioca vendors are a common site in the major … [Read more...]

Brazo de Mercedes

Brazo de Mercedes

Brazo de Mercedes is a type of rolled cake (sometimes referred to as jelly roll) made from a sheet of soft meringue with custard filling. This heavenly cake can be considered as one of the all-time favorites in the Philippines.What I like most about this cake is the sponge like texture of the … [Read more...]

Buko Pandan

Buko Pandan

Buko Pandan is a popular Filipino Dessert; this is made using young coconut and Screwpine leaves (locally known as “Pandan”). At first glance, this sumptuous dessert can be mistaken for Buko Salad because of the similarity in texture and dairy ingredients used. However, the green gelatin which … [Read more...]

Pastillas de leche

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Pastillas de leche are sweet milk candies that are usually served for dessert. An authentic recipe will require the use of Carabao’s (water buffalo) milk and cooking is also necessary. What we have here is a no-cook quick and easy dessert recipe intended to satisfy your cravings right away. Also, … [Read more...]

Shared Recipe. Maja Blanca

Maja Blanca

Here is another version of the Maja Blanca shared to us by Claire Pfendle of Rochester, New York. Her blog, clairebakescakes, features different interesting cake recipes. Thanks for sharing Claire! Let's consolidate our skills and passion.If you have recipes to share, don't think twice. Check out … [Read more...]

Yema Ball

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Yema is a type of custard candy made from egg yolks and condensed milk. This is a common Filipino dessert and one of the easiest to make. The ingredients needed are readily available and this does not require a lot of cooking and preparation time. There are several ways to present this dessert - … [Read more...]