Tag: Flour

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…

Ensaymada

Ensaymada or Ensaimada (Spanish) is a pastry product originated in Majorca, Spain. It is a popular food item in the Philippines and Latin American counties that were a former Spanish territory. Traditionally ensaimada is made out of flour, water, sugar, eggs and pork lard called “saim”…

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…