Category: Drinks & Desserts

How to Make Biko

Biko is a sweet rice delicacy that’s traditionally served on special holidays. The main ingredients are glutinous or sticky rice, coconut milk and brown sugar. How to Make Biko Ingredients3 cups glutinous rice 1 1/2 cups water 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 3…

How to Make Kutsinta (Sticky Rice Cakes)

Kutsinta is a type of rice cake that uses lye water as an ingredient.  Because of the lye water, the result is a sticky and chewy cake that is best served with grated coconut on top. This recipe requires minimal effort and easy to follow. If you’re…

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How to Make Leche Flan

Leche Flan is the Filipino variant of the originally Spanish flan de leche, literally “milk flan”, which is a heavier version of the Spanish flan made with condensed milk and more egg yolks. Leche flan is either steamed over an open flame or stove top, or…

Brazo de Mercedes

Filipino Brazo de Mercedes is a type of rolled cake made from a sheet of soft meringue with custard filling.  This heavenly cake is considered as one of the all-time favorites in the Philippines.  What is good about this cake is the light sponge-like texture of…

Ice Scramble (Iskrambol)

This is a recipe for making the traditional Filipino Ice Scramble or Iskrambol. Iskrambol started to become popular as a street food in Manila during the 1970s.  It has now made its way to Scramble shops in Malls and other locations around the Philippines.  The original…

Ginataang Munggo (Mung Beans with Coconut Milk Dessert)

Ginataang munggo is a Filipino dish where toasted mung beans (munggo) and sticky rice are cooked in coconut milk, adding evaporated milk sugar. Ginataang Munggo is usually eaten as dessert or a snack during the afternoon. It is best served warm. Ginataang Munggo (Mung Beans with Coconut Mil…

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Sans Rival

Sans Rival is a buttery, creamy, and nutty dessert. Each layer is topped with a generous amount of butter filling and topped with cashews. This recipe is definitely for the dessert lover and is commonly found during fiestas, birthdays and special occasions.   Sans Rival Ingredients12…

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Filipino Taho

Taho is a favorite Philippine healthy snack food and is basically made of fresh tofu, brown sugar or vanilla syrup and tapioca pearls. It is high in protein, low in fat and very affordable, that is why this food is well loved by Filipinos.  It was…

Bibingka Especial (Wheat Flour Tea Cake)

Bibingka is a traditional Filipino dessert that is made from flour, eggs, sugar, butter, coconut milk, cheese and grated coconut for topping. Banana leaves are needed, but they are just for looks! I had some bibingka earlier today! I just had lunch with family, after spending…

Ube Ice Cream

Purple yam or Ube is one of my favorite flavors when it comes to Filipino desserts, and many of these desserts are baked goods like cakes, and breads. Well, as many of you know, I am still learning how to bake, but I’m getting there. That…

Chantilly Bar/s

This gooeylicious goodie will satisfy your sweet tooth. I’ve been looking for the recipe and tried but it came out not satisfying and I know what’s wrong in it. so i decided to improvised the recipe so it would be moist and gooey. Chantilly Bar/s Prep…

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Suman (Sweet Rice in Banana Leaf)

Confession! I’ve never had Suman before! I judged the book by its cover; Suman always looked like it had a weird texture, so I stayed away from it. But part of getting in touch with my culture is eating the food, so I decided to not…

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Graham Crackers with Custard Filling and Meringue Frosting

This is another great recipe that I have made using custard. But instead of making the custard as a frosting, just like in my previous recipe Graham Snickers and Oatmeal Cookies with Custard Frosting, I used it as a filling to the graham crackers. And instead…

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Chocolate Crinkles

Last Christmas, I’m stuck thinking of what gift to give to my workmates. I wanted to give something special but my budget is not that big. Then, I realized that giving something special does not only mean that the gift needs to be expensive. Most of…