Buchi

Buchi

Buchi or Butsi is a rice cake made from sweet  rice flour that is molded into shape with a sweet bean paste filling and sesame seed coating. This delectable treat is deep fried under high heat before serving. The most famous establishment that serves this in the Philippines would be Chowking . … [Read more...]

Cheese Sticks

Cheese sticks are deep-fried snacks composed of sliced cheeses wrapped in spring roll wrapper. This is totally different from the cheese sticks that they have here in North America wherein cheese (usually Mozzarella) is coated in a batter and deep-fried. A great meryenda (mid-afternoon snack) for … [Read more...]

Kamote Que

Kamote Que is deep fried sweet potatoes with a coating of caramelized brown sugar. This is a common meryenda (mid-afternoon snack) in the Philippines and can mostly be seen peddled around the busy streets. I would say that Kamote Que is one of the top selling meryenda because of its affordability … [Read more...]