Tag: Baking

Pan de Coco

Pan de coco which means “coconut bread” in Spanish is a popular bread in the Philippines and Honduras. Though two versions are named similarly they are made differently to each other, the Philippine variant is a sweet bread with a sweetened grated coconut filling served as…

Custard Cake

Another surprise as I came home and saw a big baking pan of custard cake with a note telling me to take a picture of it, my wife is getting up to speed with her baking. Now I am excited on whats next on the bakers…

Mamon

You might start noticing a lot of Goldilocks mentioned in this blog that is because it is one of the most iconic family bakeshops and restaurants that people with the same age group as me grew up with in the Philippines, this restaurant also had popularized a lot…

Garlic Pandesal

If my oven could talk, it would probably say  “girl, I need a break!”  Haha, because it’s true, I have been under a baking spell.  For the past few months now, I’m always covered with flour and sugar grits. I’m sure my oven would even say…

Classic Custard Cake

Nana Ming is my mom’s sister who at 83 is still passionate about baking.  On our recent reunion, her daughter Gigi showed us pictures of elegant cakes she created for her grandchildren’s weddings and other special occasions. In her sheepish way, she cupped her face with her…

Home-made Pandesal

  What can be a better way to start the day than a cup of hot cocoa-milk drink and pandesal :-)   Yes, our very own home-made pandesal. Pandesal literally means “bread of salt” but since Filipinos are naturally sweet tooth, pandesal had become sweeter and sweeter through the years. …