Tag: Coconut milk
- Filipino Food

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…

- Filipino Food-

Ginataang Hipon

Coconut milk is one of my favorite things so I was excited to make Ginataang Hipon, Shrimp in Coconut Milk! I used a green bell pepper which provides some crunch and rounds out the vibrant colors of this dish! This recipe was easy! The main ingredients…

Cassava Tea Cake

Cassava Tea Cake, also known as Bibingkang Kamoteng-Kahoy, is a simple, affordable dessert to make. If you like Cassava, milk, coconut milk and macapuno, then you will love Cassava Tea Cake! You have to use the oven, and even the broiler for this dessert! This was new…

Cooking Ginataang Isda With A Twist Like A Pro

Cooking ginatang isda (or ginataang isda) is a very quick fish recipe. It may be done by stewing fish in coconut milk, spices and vinegar (or other sour ingredients). In this recipe however, ginataang isda is cooked with a twist in spicing up this dish. If…

Puto Calasiao

Puto Calasiao is one of my favourite rice cakes; it reminds me a lot of my childhood as this is one of the things I ask my mom to buy when she goes to the market. Because of this sweet treat it was easy for her…

Bibingka with Mozarella and Cheddar

Bibingka is a native Filipino cake not unlike the native cakes of the other Asian countries. The original recipes used rice flour and coconut milk and were baked in special “ovens” specially intended for it. It was made of clay and was fired with charcoal both…

Cheesy and Creamy Maja Blanca

Maja Blanca is a favorite Filipino dessert which is usually served during fiestas and the holidays. Adapted from the traditional Spanish holiday dessert manjar blanco which means white delicacy, Maja Blanca is made primarily from coconut milk and cornstarch. It has the consistency of thick gelatine…

Suman

At last we found some banana leaf here in New Zealand but it is frozen though, but at least we got some, this means we can now cook some rice cakes which we have been craving for quite sometime now. I grew up with a lot…

Turon Malagkit: For sure you’ll like it! :)

Turon Malagkit: For sure you’ll like it! :) Turon Malagkit has been a traditional ‘kakanin’ in barrios. And since the time I’ve tasted this, this has been my favorite! I always include this delicacy even in special occasions! So c’mon and taste my Turon Malagkit and…

Bibingkang Malagkit (Sticky Rice Cake)

I guess most of you will agree with me when I say that Filipinos “eat for luck” on New Year’s Eve. Though we believe that everything is all dependent on God’s will, we still practice this tradition which is one of the influences we got from…