Tag: Sugar
- Filipino Food-

Kalamay sa Latik

This is it.  This is the very kakanin that I have been craving and looking for for so long – the square or rectangular sticky cake that comes with a sweet syrup with latik in it.  This is the same kakanin that our Lola Paring used…

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…

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)…

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…

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…

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. …

Buko Pie

  Buko pie is a Filipino type of pie made out of semi-flaky pastry filled with custard made out of young coconut meat and condensed milk.  A popular dish in Laguna province located South of Manila, Philippines where it can be seen everywhere from street side…

Churros

Churros or the Spanish doughnut is a deep fried dough pastry served with hot chocolate or café con leche. A popular snack or breakfast item in Spain, France, Portugal, United States, Philippines and Latin America, it is usually sold by street vendors (churrerías) where it is…

Ube Macapuno Cake

  Yay! It’s been 2 years since I started my blog at “Ang Sarap” and thanks to you guys for all your support, without you I would not be able to reach this stage. Now the best way to celebrate this day like any other occasions…

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

It looks like having a theme for a week has been quite popular so we will try to bring you a themed post once in a while and for every special occasions. Since there is something for us to celebrate this week (can anybody guess what…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

Nutella Bibingka

Bibingka is a Filipino rice cake usually known for being cheesy and buttery. You’ll often find it on dinner tables during holidays like Christmas. I planned to make it for a different holiday, Valentines Day. Thankfully, my first run proved to be successful. I was worried at…