FILIPINO BREAD

Traditional Ensaymada Recipe

Bring back this light, buttery classic by and make it a treasured one in your own home.
Bring back this light, buttery classic by Chef Ernie Babaran and make ensaymada in your own home.  ...

WATCH: How to Make Homemade Filipino Pandesal

Try your hand at making pandesal at home!
Pandesal are soft and fluffy bread rolls that are a stape for every Filipino breakfast! One of the main ingredients in making pandesal is instant yeast. This helps your dough rise and double in size. Pandesal is typically enjoyed warm with a ...

Here Are the Different Kinds of Ensaymada in the Philippines

There's more than one kind of this Filipino sweet bread.
It’s the ubiquitous Filipino sweet bread enjoyed all year round—as merienda after school or as a special treat during Christmas Noche Buena. It’s available everywhere, too, from the humble panaderia in a street corner to specialty bakeshops inside malls. It’s the ensaymada, ...

This 68-Year Old Bakery in Batangas is Famous For Traditional Filipino Breads and Biscuits

They still make paborita and jacobina biscuits!
When Aurelio Pantoja put up his little neighborhood panaderia in Batangas back in the ’50s, it was almost as if it was on a whim. “It all actually started with my lolo,” says Panaderia Pantoja president Anthony Pantoja. “He started it with ...

WATCH: How to Make Bicho-Bicho

These fluffy, fried, and twisted Pinoy doughnuts are best when eaten fresh off the stove.
Bicho-bicho is a Filipino doughnut, which is fried and coated in cinnamon sugar. These are best eaten when fresh off the stove— soft, fluffy, and so good!Bicho-BichoMakes 8 (6-inch) piecesPrep Time 2 hoursCooking Time 5 minutes3 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons caster ...

WATCH: How to Make Cheese Rolls

Learn how to make soft, buttery, sweet cheese rolls.
These soft, buttery, sweet cheese rolls are bound to be a crowd favorite! It takes a bit of effort to make but it is worth your time. Cheese RollsMakes 10 (5-inch) rolls Prep Time 3 hoursBaking Time 25 minutes1 tablespoon dry active yeast1 ...

You Should Make This Delicious Pinoy-Inspired Bread Pudding This Christmas

It has ensaymada and queso de bola!
It’s not hard to find desserts that resonate with Filipinos After all, we love anything sweet and our desserts are a testament to that. But what we love just as much are the flavor combinations of sweet and salty. Take the ensaymada: it’s a ...

WATCH: You Can Make The Panaderia-Style Ensaymada From Your Childhood

Recreate your fave bread from the neighborhood bakery.
Ensaymada (or ensaimada) is a well-loved sweet Filipino coiled bread. It's usually topped with butter, sugar, and grated salty cheese. The ones from your neighborhood bakery (the ones you might remember from your childhood merienda) might be slathered with margarine and topped ...

WATCH: How to Make Malunggay Pandesal

Use this recipe to make this nutrient-packed pandesal.
Have you tried malunggay pandesal? Malunggay leaves (moringa) is packed with vitamin C, vitamin A, and calcium—making it a super-healthy ingredient that's usually used in soupy dishes and stews. You can also add malunggay leaves to homemade pandesal. These soft buns are ...

WATCH: How to Make Kalihim (Pan de Regla)

This bakery staple is easy enough to make at home.
Kalihim is a Filipino bread that's also known as Pan de Regla, Pan de Pula, or Kabukiran. It's a soft bread commonly found in most Pinoy bakeries and has pockets stuffed with a red-colored pudding made with flour (or stale bread), milk, ...
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