Tag: Egg white

Egg Pie

Egg pie is a popular bakery item in the Philippines made out of egg custard baked on top of pastry dough, nearly similar to the Portuguese egg tarts, so what’s the difference? First is that the size is bigger usually served in slices and another one is…

Chocolate Souffle

Soufflé basically is a lightly baked cake made with egg yolks and egg whites combined with other ingredients such as fruits, chocolate and cheese; it can be served as a savoury dish or a sweet dessert. Soufflé came from the French word “souffler” which means “to…

Meringue Kisses

Meringue Kisses is a type of dessert made out of baked whipped egg whites and sugar, this is one of the really good ways of using unused egg whites after making some yema (like the one we made yesterday), crème caramel or crème brulee. Meringue has been existing for quite…

Yema

If the West have candies and lollies in the Philippines we have Yema, a type of candy made out of egg yolks, condensed milk and crushed peanuts cooked to form a firm custard shaped in a pyramid or spherical manner then wrapped in colourful cellophane. Think…

Brazo de Mercedes

To my surprise, I came home today with a big log of Brazo de Mercedes and some Danish pastries that my wife had baked. It was a feast! And this post is about it. This dish is one of her specialties and this is frequently requested…