I return, my dear readers, from the abyss (aka work), armed with a recipe for the popular ensaymada. Ensaymada is the Filipino answer to Puerto Rico’s pan de mallorca. Both are equally sweet, rich, buttery breads and they share the same coiled shape. The Ensaymada I’ve talked about the curious…
Ginataang bilo-bilo is a common merienda (snack) in the Philippines. It is also known as ginataang halo-halo (don’t you just love reduplication in the Filipino language?). I’ve seen this sold on the sidewalks in little plastic cups and served in local eateries.