Sweet and Creamy Buko Pandan

Hi! So I’m starting a new personal challenge today – I’m pushing myself through a list of frequently served dishes for the Christmas (and New Year’s) holidays. I figured that with the Christmas season starting in the Philippines (the longest in the world!), it would be neat to showcase the usual …

Buttery Butterscotch Blondie Bars

I took a break from my recent obsession with bread making. I found myself suddenly sick of bread flour, yeast, and the hours spent in resting the dough.  And what better way to shake off my bread-making doldrums than a fast and effortless recipe for butterscotch? Butterscotch is one of the …

Seriously Soft Filipino Pan de Coco

Today’s recipe is for another local bakery standby – the Pan de Coco. Pan de Coco is a soft, coconut-filled bun that is a popular snack in the Philippines. Like most Filipino breads, its name comes from Spanish and literally translates to coconut bread. It’s cool to note that other former …

Crowd Favorite Milky Filipino Cheese Bread

I wasn’t a big fan of breads back when I was a kid but I have always had a soft spot for some yummy Filipino Cheese Bread.  I used to always go to the market with my mom to do some weekly grocery shopping and we would always stop at a …

Easy Cheesy Filipino Cheese Cupcakes

Hi everyone! Today is going to be a short and easy recipe for Filipino Cheese Cupcakes. These cupcakes are one of those iconic and old-school snacks that were quite popular in the Philippines a few (more than a few, actually) years ago.  Nowadays, a popular Filipino snack brand sells its own …

Nilagang Baka (Filipino Boiled Beef Soup)

Hi! How’s everyone doing? It’s been raining here in Singapore recently and the weather’s perfect for just lounging in bed…or for eating Nilagang Baka for lunch in my balcony. Here’s a picture of my balcony, by the way. Gardening has taken up so much of my time lately, that I  don’t …

Filipino Chicken Macaroni Salad

I’m such a big, fat liar. I know I had promised to blog more faithfully but look, I’ve been missing in action for almost half a year! I am really sorry. There were a couple of things that took up my time during the last quarter of 2017. First, I moved …

Delicious Filipino Spanish Bread

Welcome to the second part of this series on Filipino Breads.  Today, I’m going to share with you how to make Filipino “Spanish” Bread. Yup, you read the name right. This is one of the more popular and common breads in the neighborhood bakeries in the Philippines. Filipino Spanish Bread? Whoa, …

The Softest Ever Pandesal (Filipino Bread Rolls)

My first attempt at making pandesal was a major disaster.  The rolls were tasty but rivaled a blackhole in density. Because they were so hard, eating them felt like I was eating stones.  Since then, I swore never to make pandesal in my entire life again.  Up until last week, that is. …

Quick and Easy Creamy Sipo Eggs

Hey everyone! How is everybody doing today? I am quite excited to share with you this simple Filipino recipe for Sipo Eggs. Are you ready? You are probably raising an eyebrow and wondering what the heck is Sipo Eggs.  But despite its weird sounding name, Sipo Eggs is a creamy and …