SABA

WATCH: How to Make Turon

Make this merienda classic!
Turon or lumpiang saging, banana lumpia, or deep-fried banana rolls are made with saba bananas coated in brown sugar and langka slices (jackfruit) rolled in lumpia wrappers and deep-fried to crispy perfection. You can also drizzle more brown sugar while the turon is ...

Crispy Bananas Foster Spring Rolls

Give turon a makeover by adding cinnamon and butterscotch sauce.
Give turon a makeover by adding cinnamon and butterscotch sauce. ...

Ginataang Saging at Sago

The classic Pinoy minatamis takes an exciting twist.
The classic Pinoy minatamis takes an exciting twist. ...

Baked Turon Recipe

If you want to reduce the amount of sugar, add some ground cinnamon. This spice adds a hint of sweetness without the calories.
If you want to reduce the amount of sugar, add some ground cinnamon. This spice adds a hint of sweetness without the calories. ...

Arroz a la Cubana

Topped with a classic trio ground beef, fried egg, and fried bananas this plate of rice makes for a wonderful meal anytime of the day.
Tired of your typical breakfast meal? Try this arroz a la cubana recipe! Topped with a classic trio—ground beef, fried egg, and fried bananas—this plate of rice makes for a wonderful meal. Carrots, onions, and raisins add a delicious sweetness to this ...

Chunky Chicken in Basil-Coriander Mayo with Saba

The basil- and coriander-infused dressing makes this chicken salad extra special.
The basil- and coriander-infused dressing makes this chicken salad extra special. ...

WATCH: How to Make Banana Chips

Make a big batch of this very addicting banana chips recipe!
The key to a really satisfying batch of banana chips is to slice the saba bananas as thinly as possible (you may also use a mandolin) and to set it aside to air dry for at least 30 minutes. Saba bananasOil, for fryingBrown ...

WATCH: Have You Tried Saba Banana + Cheese Turon?

This is the combo you need to try!
Turon has to be a favorite merienda food. It's filling, it's sweet, and it's crunchy, too. The caramelized sugar that results from cooking the sugar makes it even better. Many have upgraded the typical turon by adding langka and ube to make it different but how else can you make ...

Saba Langka Empanada Recipe

Upgrade your turon experience.
Enjoy juicy, fruity langka and saba in handy little empanada pies. The crunchy, tender, and slightly salty empanada dough gives your turon another level of enjoyment. Store these cooked empanadas in the refrigerator, and you can toast them anytime you want them ...

All The Banana Merienda Recipes You Need

It's nutritious and delicious!
Do you love bananas? You’re not alone. Bananas and its many different kinds grow so well in our country. Our love affair with bananas has resulted in so many Filipino merienda recipes which are centered around this fruit. What’s not to love about these fragrant, ...
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