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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...

Fish Curry with Vegetables

I've seen this recipe from a magazine, the photo looks so appetizing that made me want to try it. It's different from the curry...

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...

Palitaw (Sweet Rice Dumplings with Coconut & Roasted Sesame Seeds)

Palitaw is a type of kakanin (Filipino native sweet delicacies); It's called palitaw because of the manner it's cooked. It's a sweet rice flour...

Laing

Laing is gabi (taro) cooked in coconut milk with some dried fish and shrimp. You can't tell by just looking at it how delicious...

Chocolate Truffles

These truffles were made from my leftover chocolate filling for the milan cookies. I didn't get to use much of it because I only...

Ginataan Tutong (Sweet Rice Risotto with Roasted Mung Beans)

This is one of my favorite childhood food. It's the Filipino version of rice pudding or porridge or risotto but even better for me...

Lamingtons

So, that purple coconut-covered cake bars I used to eat in my childhood days were actually Lamingtons. I didn't know that, not until after...

Maja Mais

This is very similar to Maja Blanca, the only difference is the addition of corn. I've always like my maja mais smooth and creamy,...

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