Tag: Snack

Sapin Sapin

Sapin-sapin is a sticky rice cake from the Philippines, it originated in a northern province calledAbra. The name came from the word sapin which means sheets or layer, it is also the main characteristic of this rice cake, its vibrant multi coloured layers. It is made…

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Cooking Batchoy Ni Tatay Like A Pro

Batchoy ni Tatay is not just your typical Batchoy dish. This Batchoy recipe is extremely especial to the chef since this is a specialty taught to her by Tatay Elmo (this is why she called this dish Batchoy Ni Tatay). This Batchoy recipe uses some ingredients…

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Ensaymada

Ensaymada is one of those delicious baked goodies that we Filipinos got from our Spanish colonizers. Known as Ensaimada in Spanish, it is a pastry that originated in Mallorca, Spain and is made with flour, water, sugar, eggs, and lard. The Filipino version however is made…

Pastillas de Leche

Pastillas de Leche if directly translated from Spanish means “milk tablets” or “milk pills” which basically describes this Filipino sweet delicacy. Pastillas de leche are sweet milk candies are made out of carabao (water buffalo) milk shaped into small cylinders, it is hardened by evaporation and addition of…

Filipino Custard Cake

Today, I’m excited to share with you one of my favorite snacks during my childhood days in the Philippines. It’s neither pizza nor burgers and fries… it’s a cake! I just love cakes when I was little. I can eat it anytime of the day without…

Banana Pudding Turon

A lot of food can be converted to finger foods to make them easier to eat: just two fingers needed. That gives you eight fingers free to do other stuff (e.g. texting). To make banana pudding a two-finger-food, I have encased it in a spring roll…

Banana Chips

Banana chips are slices of bananas that are deep fried, baked or dehydrated to become crispy, it is then coated with sugar, honey, salt or spices. A popular snack item in India and in the Philippines this snack is a better and healthier alternative to the…

Munggo Ice Candy

If the Americans have popsicles, Malaysians have potong then the Filipinos have the ice candy. Ice candy are frozen treats made out of fruits, beans or even root crops such as purple yam placed in small plastic bags. Popular during summer you can see a lot…

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…

Ukoy

Ukoy, Okoy or Shrimp fritters started as an afternoon snack which is sold by street hawkers in Philippines but now it became popular as a side dish for main meals in restaurants. Usually deep fried in batter with skin on but with today’s modern and posh…

Cassava Cake

Last time I posted a recipe called cassava cake, it was good but it’s more suited for people who like their cassava cake firm. So for this post we will do the soft and chewy version of this popular Philippine snack / dessert and what’s the best…

Saba Banana con Yelo

It’s spring break here in Texas this week. Though we didn’t go out of town, my daughters are so excited to be off from school. Cherlin said she’s thrilled to be home because she can help me do the cooking. Isn’t she the sweetest??! She really…