Tag: Bread

Ham and Cheese Bread Rolls

My wife loves making these when we were younger but since then she never makes it anymore until one day several weeks ago she called me to have merienda. That day I was working on building a retaining wall in our backyard and was so tired…

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Banana Cream Cheese Bread

I started baking when I was in high school (late 90’s) and trying things new!So i want to share some of the goodies I know. When I tried baking this the first time, I admit I failed because the temperature wasn’t right (a li’l high) and…

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Egg Mayonnaise Sandwich

This morning this was my breakfast and while I was doing it I suddenly realized this sandwich looks good for a simple egg sandwich and deserves a photo opportunity, don’t you agree? Egg Mayonnaise Sandwich is one of the popular picnic items or baon (lunch box)…

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Cinnamon Raisin Bread

My wife and I love cinnamon. Perhaps there’s a distinctive taste in cinnamon that captures the attention of our taste buds. Though cinnamon is our favorite, its ironic that we seldom use it in the kitchen. I remember I’ve only used it once when I tried…

Banana Cue

Banana Cue is one of the most popular street foods in the Philippines; it is made out of a deep fried banana coated with caramelized brown sugar served in a barbecue stick. Bananas used are the key element of this dish hence “saba” bananas (cardaba bananas)…

Pandesal

Pan de Sal or pandesal means salt bread in Spanish, the most popular bread in the Philippines which is made out of basic bread ingredients such as eggs, flour, sugar and salt.  This bread was introduced during the 16th century by Spanish bakers in the Philippines. …

Polvoron

Polovron is a type of shortbread with Levantine origin, popular in Spain, more specifically in Andalucia as well as its past colonies such as Philippines and Mexico.  It is a very simple shortbread which is made out of flour, sugar and milk. In Philippines it is called “pulburon”…

Spanish Bread

I don’t know why this is called Spanish bread as I guess it does not have anything to do with any Spanish types of bread. Anyways for those who know why, please let me know, I can’t find any resource on why is it named such.…

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…

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…

Monay

I’m in a baking mode… baking breads that is. You see, while two of my kids are still home for their winter break, baking bread in the morning is a sure way of waking them up. And we all know how college kids are with their…

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. …