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WATCH: How To Make Suman With Leche Flan Cake Recipe

This is one leche flan cake that's bigatin in a delicious way!
What do you get when you mash together suman and leche flan into one dessert? You get this awesome Filipino kakanin recipe. Leche flan may a favorite dessert for Pinoys. You can't help but be lured to anything that's got that creamy egg custard! If ...

What's For Noche Buena, Jose Mari Chan?

Noche Buena includes a popular kakanin in Iloilo!
The most obvious tell-tale sign that the four-month-long Christmas season has already started in the Philippines is not the Christmas lights nor is it putting up the Christmas tree. Christmas in the Philippines starts with Jose Mari Chan memes and playing Jose ...

What's The Difference: Rice Flour Vs. Glutinous Rice Flour Vs. Galapong

Two you can buy at the store and one you can easily make at home!
Rice flour is the essential ingredient for a lot of kakanin! Whether you're thinking of making cheese puto, sapin-sapin, or an easy bibingka recipe for Christmas, you'll be needing some rice flour to make these delicious local dessserts. Did you know that there are different kinds of rice flour ...

Did You Know You Can Customize Your Bilao Of Dolor's Sapin-Sapin?

Love this chewy and colorful rice cake?
Sapin-sapin is a Filipino rice cake made of glutinous rice flour and coconut milk (gata) and is topped with toasted coconut curd (latik). The chewy colorful layers also have flavors: the yellow has langka (jackfruit) flavors, the violet layer is ube-flavored, while the ...

Pandan Puto with Cheese Recipe

Enjoy this kakanin with your favorite hot or cold beverage!
A version of the classic favorite, everyone will enjoy this puto pandan recipe. Usually served on holidays or occasions, this soft and sweet kakanin has a distinct flavor because of the added pandan flavoring, made even better with cheese strips as toppings. ...

What's The Difference: Puto Vs. Bibingka

These are two different rice cakes.
Rice cakes or kakanin are traditional Filipino desserts. Before wheat flour, we had rice flour and this was commonly made either dry or wet or galapong. Two favorite rice cake dishes made from galapong have to be the puto and the bibingka. Both are traditionally made with rice flour, coconut milk, ...

Ube Halaya-Stuffed Cheese Puto Recipe

This buttery, cheese-topped puto has a surprise inside!
Cheese puto topped with melty cheese may be all you need in a puto. You can always do better! Why not stuff it with ube halaya for that classic ube-cheese flavor combo that we just can't get enough of?You get a buttery soft puto topped with melty cheese. ...

A Kakanin Store Called 'Mayor Biko' Exists and It Looks So Good!

Yes, Mayor Vico Sotto already had a taste of their scrumptious biko!
Who doesn’t love the sweet taste of biko? A staple kakanin for every Filipino household, it’s a true Pinoy snack that will never let you down. And ordering it from a store wittily named Mayor Biko? Even better!As the name suggests, this ...

Here's How You Can Make Maja Blanca Without Coconut Milk

Gata isn't essential to make a creamy maja blanca recipe.
How to make maja blanca without coconut milk means you have the option to use other kinds of milk to make a creamy maja blanca recipe.This popular Filipino dessert is usually made with coconut milk or cream, sweet kernel corn, sugar, and cornstarch. It ...

WATCH: Go On A Virtual Food Tour In Cavite

So many delicious food finds!
Cavite is one of those places you shouldn't miss if you love food. There are different kinds of pancit, kakanin, and dishes that you can only find here. We revisited our trip to Cavite and on our eat-inerary: bibingkoy, quesillo, pancit pusit ...

What Is Puto Maya + How To Make It

This easy Visayan sticky rice is a breakfast staple.
It's a known fact that many traditions vary from region to region. The Visayas in particular has a colorful culture that is different from what those in other regions enjoy.Breakfast is one such instance where the Visayans may differ. Where one might have a bowl ...

LIST: Where To Buy Pichi-Pichi

Craving pichi-pichi? Order now!
Pichi-pichi is a well-loved Filipino delicacy made with grated cassava, sugar, and pandan water. It's a soft, chewy steamed cake that's topped with grated coconut, but arguably better when it's topped with grated cheese. It’s good on its own, but definitely better if you ...

Cheese-Stuffed Cheese Puto Recipe

Cheese puto got extra cheese!
Your average cheese puto recipe gets an extra dose of cheese stuffed into it. Steamed rice cakes like this extra kakanin just got more delicious! We soaked rice and made it the old fashioned way but you can also do this using rice flour ...

All The Ube Kakanin You'll Want For Merienda Are In This Platter

This bilao of kakanin even has an ube + leche flan!
Ube fans, we just found your new favorite merienda! Kakanin Klub launched an Ube Kakanin Platter last October to celebrate their second month anniversary.The Ube Kakanin Platter is filled with a serving of Ube Puto with cheese on top, Ube Kutsinta with yema sauce, Ube Puto ...

Homemade Puto Bumbong Recipe

No need to go out! Make this Simbang Gabi treat at home.
Puto bumbong is a classic after Simbang Gabi snack that's characterized by steaming cookers with several bamboo chimneys. It's these specialized cookers that might drive anyone from trying to make puto bumbong at home. You don't need a bamboo cooker to make this puto bumbong recipe at home. All ...

Ube Suman Recipe

Two kinds of ube make this suman delicious.
The suman is a popular kind of kakanin, so this version is made extra delicious. This version is not only flavored with ube, making it a lovely lavender color, but it is also stuffed with real ube halaya, too. We use both ube flavoring and lihia ...

WATCH: How To Make Bibingkang Malagkit With Latik

Level up your favorite kakanin with this recipe.
Asians grew up eating rice, so it's no wonder that you find it as an ingredient not just for its main meals but also in its desserts, especially using sticky rice or bigas na malagkit. Also known as a kakanin recipe when made into desserts, this rice dessert is ...

Cheese Balls Palitaw Recipe

It's a Filipino dessert with a twist!
Palitaw is a Filipino dessert that is soft and chewy. Make it extraordinary with a cheesy filling. ...

Chocolate Maja Blanca Exists and Here's Where to Get It

You can get buko pandan-flavored ones, too.
No Filipino celebration is complete without a bilao or two of the pudding-like kakanin known as maja or maja blanca. Though it most commonly highlights the pure and creamy taste of coconut milk, we recently spotted a version that takes the dessert ...

Puto Bumbong Cheesecake Recipe

Bring in the Christmas feels!
The puto bumbong cheesecake is a Basque burnt cheesecake version made with ube halaya, shredded coconut, and coconut milk. It's topped with cheddar cheese and muscovado sugar for a sweet and savory taste. This flavor is a "Simbang Gabi" Filipino kakainin incorporated into ...
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