Tag: Filipino

Baking Recipes, David Lebovitz, From the books, Frozen treats, I scream for ice cream (I do), My Comfort Food, My favourite things

The only kind of cheesiness I approve of

I don’t think it qualifies as a normal Filipino childhood if you have never eaten any so-called “dirty ice cream”, more fondly called sorbetes, as a kid. This kind of ice cream is sold on the streets in these colourful ice cream carts that are pushed around by foot all over the city by sorbeteros. …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Bread-making, Filipino Food-love, My favourite things, Yeasted breads

{Filipino Food-Love} Days of pan de sal lovin’

I have very real love for breakfast. But among all the breakfast foods I enjoy, I have to say there is nothing quite like a hot piece of pan de sal in the morning. A perfect pan de sal is super soft, light, and airy, with a slightly crunchy exterior. It has just a hint …

Asian cooking, At home, Baking Recipes, Filipino Food-love, Foodie Life, My Comfort Food, My favourite things, Spoon desserts & puddings, The Breakfast Bin

{Filipino Food-Love} Introducing one of my ultimate comfort foods

I’ve talked about comfort food before, but lately I’ve realised that nearly nothing else can comfort me in the same manner as this simple little porridge can. We call this Filipino breakfast staple the champorado, and it’s basically a chocolate rice porridge, served with milk. Tell me which part of that doesn’t sound comforting– not …

Asian cooking, Cooking Recipes, Filipino Food-love, I love Asian noodles, Pastas & noodles

Everyman’s Pancit Canton- an introduction to Filipino cooking

One of the things I love the most about living the Philippines is, without a doubt, the Filipino food selection. It ranges from sweet to sour to spicy to salty in a span of cities and provinces. Sometimes when you travel through from one area of the peninsula to the other, the contrast between each …