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Macaroni Salad (Filipino Style) Recipe!!!

Filipino Style Macaroni Salad is typically served during special occasions like birthday parties, weddings, Fiestas and specially Christmas and New Year’s Eve.  Macaroni Salad is very easy to prepare and to cook. It doesn’t take a lot of time to prepare this mouth-watering dessert, snack or appetizer. Macaroni salad in the Philippines is usually made with macaroni noodles; mayonnaise, condensed milk and all-purpose cream,  fruit cocktail, kaong, raisins, nata de coco and cheese make ...

Suman Malagkit (Sticky Rice Roll in Banana Leaves) Recipe!!!

Suman malagkit (Sticky Rice Roll in Banana Leaves) is one of the famous snacks (merienda) in our Country. It's  inexpensive and very easy to make. Most of the flavor comes from the banana leaf wrapping thus, no artificial flavoring is needed. I live in the small tropical province of Bohol Philippines.  It's abundant with banana trees, they grow everywhere.  I grew up watching my family make different varieties of banana leaf wrapped suman.   We make “lidgid”, made with grated ...

Kamote Turon – Lumpiang Kamote (Sweet Potato Roll) Recipe

Kamote Turon or Lumpiang Kamote (fried sweet potato roll) is a famous and easy to prepare Filipino dessert (panghimagas) or snack (merienda).   Kamote (sweet potato) is abundant in our place.  They grow anywhere even if you don't tend them. I plant sweet potatoes with the help my my grandmother.   My grandmother has a green thumb she easily grows fruits and veggies. When we were younger my cousins and I would help my grandmother plant and harvest sweet potato.   We made some of ...

Cascaron – Bitsu-Bitsu (Dough Balls) Recipe

Cascaron, deep fried bread dough, is a popular merienda (snack) option in the Philippines. Filipinos love fried food. I love anything fried!  Cascaron  or “Bitsu-Bitsu”,  deep fried bread dough; crunchy outside; soft and sticky inside.   It's made from mochiko flour, a kind of sweet rice flour.   Cascaron is a sweet crunchy snack that should not be confused with the other bread dish called bitso-bitso or bicho-bicho which uses all purpose flour instead of mochiko flour. If ...

Kutsinta (Brown Rice Cake) Recipe!!!

Kutsinta or Cuchinta is a popular Filipino Merienda (Snack) and Panghimagas (Dessert). Kutsinta is  a reddish-brown sticky rice cake made with rice flour and topped with shredded coconut. Kutsinta or Cuchinta is a type of Kakanin (Sticky Rice/Glutinous Rice) that uses food grade lye water as an ingredient.  The lye water is what makes the Kutsinta somewhat sticky and chewy. This kutsinta recipe requires both rice flour and glutinous rice flour. Rice flour is ground long or medium ...

Maja Blanca (Coconut Pudding ) Filipino Recipe

  Maja Blanca is a Filipino dessert made with cornstarch, coconut milk and sugar.  It is also called Coconut Pudding.   This luscious dessert is easy to make using common ingredients. There are many ways to make and serve Maja Blanca.  You can add small kernels of sweet corn inside or top it with toasted coconut or shredded cheese. You can also add fruit salad to your Maja Blanca mixture.  It’s so awesome you can fill it and top it with anything you want. Unknown to many, ...

Palitaw – Coconut & Sesame Seed Topped Sticky Rice Dumplings

Palitaw means “to surface or to float”. It is also the name of a popular Filipino snack,  flat oval-shaped pieces of rice dough cooked in boiling water until they float to the surface.   Palitaw is one of the best meriendas (snack) and panghimagas (dessert) in Philippines. It’s a chewy sweet rice cake made from malagkit (sticky rice). Making this yummy snack is pretty easy, we make this once or twice a week.   You'll enjoy it paired with, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, or milk,  with ...

Biko (Sweet Rice Cake) Treat!!!

Biko also known as bibingkang malagkit, is a Filipino dessert or merienda (mid-afternoon snack). Biko is a Filipino rice cake made from sticky rice, coconut milk, and brown sugar. Like other rice cakes, this is referred to as kakanin, derived from the word “kanin” the Tagalog word for "rice".  Sticky rice is called "malagkit" which means sticky.  We make biko for all sorts of occasions and holidays, specially for Christmas for the traditional snack after Simbang Gabi (Midnight ...

Banana Que – Fried Banana Skewers

Banana Que is a popular Philippine street food, snack (Merienda) and dessert (panghimagas). It is usually skewered on a bamboo stick, and is sold on the streets. The skewer makes it easier to serve and eat. Banana Que, sometimes called Barbekyung Saging (Barbequed Banana) is made  from Saging Saba (Cardaba banana, a short stubby triploid hybrid cultivar banana variety native to Southeast Asia).    The banana is  deep fried and coated in caramelized brown sugar.  Many Filipinos love ...

Bananas in Syrup – Minatamis na Sabang Saging

Minatamis na Saging or Bananas in Syrup is a traditional Filipino dessert, snack,  or merienda.  The name  literally means “sweetened bananas”.   It is really easy to prepare using Saba or Cardaba bananas. In the Philippines we have lots of Saba bananas, it is the most common banana. It grows everywhere;  in backyards, gardens, and swamps. We don’t need to buy them we just pick them off the trees.  In the Philippines Saba bananas are also referred to as Plantain Bananas, but ...