Tag: #FilipinoBreadSeries

Filipino Spanish Bread
Bread, Filipino

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, are we missing a trick here? How can a bread be called “Spanish” but still be 100% Filipino? It’s no secret that Spain had […]

Pandesal (Filipino Bread Rolls)
Bread, Filipino

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. Pandesal is the quintessential Filipino bread roll. It comes from three Spanish words pan de sal which literally translate to bread of salt or salt bread in […]