Blog Archives for category Snacks / Merienda

- Filipino Food-Cinnamon Raisin Bread Recipe

Cinnamon Raisin Bread

My wife and I love cinnamon. Perhaps there’s a distinctive taste in cinnamon that captures the attention of our taste… Continue reading »

- Filipino Food-Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

After baking a soft and moist Chocolate Cake for my daughter’s birthday, I got inspired to bake more but this… Continue reading »

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Ensaymada is one of those delicious baked goodies that we Filipinos got from our Spanish colonizers. Known as Ensaimada in… Continue reading »

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One of my favorite street food when I was still studying in UP Diliman (University of the Philipines) is karioka. … Continue reading »

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Maruya or Banana Fritters are battered bananas deep fried then sprinkled with sugar before serving. A very popular merienda (afternoon tea) in… Continue reading »

Cooking Lumpiang Togue (Bean Sprout Rolls) Like A Pro

Lumpiang Togue is probably one of the most quickest and easiest bean sprout dish to cook. There are lot of… Continue reading »

Cooking Pork Soup a la Hototay Like A Pro

Hototay soup, as we all know, is a traditional Chinese soup. A typical Pork Hototay soup is a mixture of pork,… Continue reading »

Avocado Ice Candy

A while back I posted an ice candy recipe and that was back when it was mid-winter here (it’s just… Continue reading »

Filipino Food Fridays: Champorado

My cousin had the nerve to tell me that Champorado is for breakfast… It’s so sweet that I figured it… Continue reading »

Fresh Pesto Pasta with Garlic Bread

When I went to Manila for a seminar in our head office, I dropped by to SM Makati and bought… Continue reading »

Triple Chocolate Pancake

My brother, who is currently working in Abu Dhabi, sent a package containing appliances, toiletries and chocolates. I received a… Continue reading »

Fresh Pesto Pasta with Tomatoes

After enjoying the taste of Fresh Pesto Pasta With Garlic Bread, I made another one but this time I added tomatoes…. Continue reading »


Nilupak is a snack dish in the Philippines made out of either mashed cassava, sweet potatoes or cardaba bananas wrapped… Continue reading »

Banana Cue

Banana Cue is one of the most popular street foods in the Philippines; it is made out of a deep… Continue reading »

Puto Calasiao

Puto Calasiao is one of my favourite rice cakes; it reminds me a lot of my childhood as this is… Continue reading »

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