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Kakanin-Native Delicacies

Puto (Rice Cakes)

This post is for my paternal grandma who recently passed away. She used to make puto for me and my siblings and cousins when...

Maruya (Saba Banana Fritters)

My kids like this a LOT! I'm glad that they also like the food that I love as a kid , I try to...

Buco Pandan

Buco (buko) pandan is a very popular dessert here in the Philippines.  It's  really simple to make  but it needs chilling time so you...

Leche Flan (Whole Eggs)

Leche flan..smooth, creamy, velvety leche flan, my all time favorite dessert.  It's just eggs, milk and sugar and yet it's one of the most...

Cuchinta (Kutsinta)

Cuchinta is a type of kakanin (Philippines' native delicacies these are snacks usually made with or containing any or combination of these: coconut,coconut milk,...

Purple Yam (Ube Halaya)

I LOVE purple yam (or what we call ube in Filipino)  made into halaya (sweetened).   Way back when I was still  young and...

Pichi-Pichi

Pichi-pichi is a pretty unusual name for a food, so much more for a kakanin. I don't know where it got it's name from...

Yema Balls (Caramel Coated Custard Candy Balls)

I used to buy these yummy milk candies wrapped in colored plastic wrapper back in my childhood days. There are actually 2 kinds of...

Cassava Cake (Cassava Bibingka)

I have been in search of a good cassava cake recipe to satisfy my craving for it. I know I can easily buy a...

Biko (Sweet Rice Cake)

As I have said in my last post, I did some kakanin ( Filipino sweet rice cakes/ delicacies) and this post is a continuation...

Palitaw Sa Latik (Sweet Rice Dumplings In Coconut Milk)

I did a marathon kakanin "cook fest" yesterday, I made palitaw in coconut milk, biko and cassava cake. These, except for the palitaw in...

Low-Calorie Sesame Seed Balls

These are not truffles but my version of sesame seed balls or what we call buchi in Filipino. I've always wanted to try making...

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Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

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