Sapin-Sapin (Layered Sticky Rice Cake)

Sapin-Sapin is a Filipino multi-colored (and flavored) layered sticky rice cake. It’s traditionally made of galapong (sticky rice dough) mixed with coconut milk and sugar which is then divided typically into 3 parts; purple yam, pureed corn are usually added to make the purple and yellow layers respectively, then the third part is just left […]

Mochi Bites (Japanese Sweet Rice Cake)

My kids love this very simple Japanese sweet treat; they can’t get enough of it. Mochi is glutinous rice cake, it’s very simple and very light especially if you use green tea or just water instead of coconut milk. (Mochi is quite similar to espasol – Filipino native delicacy made of toasted glutinous rice flour and coconut milk, so yummy!) Traditional […]