How to Make Ossi Dei Morti Biscotti and Struffoli At home

How to make Ossi Dei Morti Biscotti and Struffoli at home

When asked about their favorite Italian cookies, most Americans say that they love those colored, layered Rainbow cookies. There are 20 distinctive regions in Italy. And, there are provinces, cities and villages within each region. Each region has its own delicious and authentic Italian cookies recipes. These recipes hardly make it out of the region. A … Read more

Ginataang Bilo-Bilo Recipe

Ginataang Bilo-Bilo Recipe

Yum Ginataang Bilo-Bilo is a warm, sweet Filipino dessert that has coconut milk and glutinous rice balls (bilo-bilo) as its basic ingredients. In Tagalog, Ginataang Bilo-Bilo translates to “done with coconut milk”. Considered a heated version of the halo-halo, it consists of other local fruits such as bananas, jackfruit, taro, corn and sweet potatoes (kamote). … Read more

The Tried and Tested Buko Pandan Recipe

Buko Pandan

Buko Pandan is a refreshing Filipino dessert made from coconut, pandan gelatin, tapioca and milk. It is best served cold which makes it perfect for eating in the summer and during special occasions when people want some sweet dessert their meal.Important Components of Buko PandanTapiocaCommonly known as tapioca pearls, pearls or boba, they are typically … Read more

Try the Original Ensaymada Recipe

Ensaymada

Ensaymada is a Filipino pastry and dessert that is both sweet and savory. Its technical definition is “a coiled laden bread with fat that can either be lard, oil, butter, margarine or a combination of all these”. The bread is derived from the root word saim, which is high-quality lard used to make the pastry ensaimada … Read more

The Ultimate Leche Flan Recipe

Leche Flan

Taken from the Spanish term, flan de leche, the leche flan is a rich and creamy dessert. Its basic ingredients are milk, sugar and eggs. This sweet confection is served to large groups of people during special occasions and get-togethers.  It has its variations in other parts of the world: Asia (Japan, India, Malaysia, Vietnam), … Read more

Sorbetes Recipe for Starters

Keso Sorbetes

Sorbetes, otherwise known as Philippine ice cream, was introduced during the American occupation when coolers and refrigerators from the US made it possible for Filipinos to enjoy cold drinks and chilled desserts during the hot summer. The traditional way of eating sorbetes is through peddling. Vendors usually go around the streets with colorful two-wheeled wooden carts … Read more

The Best Mais con Yelo Recipe with a Twist

Mais Con Yelo

Mais Con YeloA savory-sweet balanced dessert that is directly translated from Spanish as Corn with Ice, it is a special treat Filipinos crave especially during the summer. Along with Halo-Halo, Gulaman (gelatin) and Buko Pandan, it is in-demand and served in local restaurants or in canteen stalls that line up the streets (carinderia). Mais Con … Read more