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Maja Mais (Coconut Pudding with Corn)

Maja Mais (Coconut Pudding with Corn) is a Filipino dessert that is a mix of coconut milk, sugar and cornstarch with cream style corn. It is an easy recipe with very common ingredients and served mostly during Christmas. Originally, it is made without the corn and it is called Maja Blanca. Maja Mais is a… Continue reading Maja Mais (Coconut Pudding with Corn)

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Bibingka Malagkit (Rice Cake with Coconut Caramel Top)

Bibingka Malagkit (Rice Cake with Coconut Caramel Top) is a traditional Filipino dessert made of glutinous rice, coconut milk and brown sugar. You can always make Bibingka Malagkit the traditional way, but I find this recipe quick and easy with the same result as the traditional. Cooking the glutinous rice in rice cooker makes it… Continue reading Bibingka Malagkit (Rice Cake with Coconut Caramel Top)

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Sapin Sapin Recipe

Sapin Sapin means "layered" and this Filipino dessert is distinguishable from others because of its colorful layers of glutinous rice topped with toasted desiccated coconuts. It is made out of glutinous rice flour, coconut milk, sugar, flavoring and food coloring. The usual colors of sapin sapin are purple, yellow or orange and white. Traditionally, the… Continue reading Sapin Sapin Recipe

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Modern Way of Making Puto Bumbong – A Christmas Filipino Delicacy

 Ingredients:2 cups of glutinuous rice3/4 cups of Jasmine rice1 cup of Thai black sweet riceMaterials Needed:paper towelssilicone ice moldssteamerFor Topping:butterwhite sugargrated coconutsesame seeds (optional)Procedure:1. Put all the rice in a bowl.2. Rinse them under cold water to get all impurities out.3. Soak it overnight (at least 12 hours).4. Drain the water.5. Pour 1-2 cups drained… Continue reading Modern Way of Making Puto Bumbong – A Christmas Filipino Delicacy

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Tikoy (Chinese Sticky Cake)

It is very timely to make Tikoy (Chinese Sticky Cake) or for our Cantonese friends, it's called Nian Gao. It is also known as the year cake or the Chinese New Year's Cake. Tikoy is prepared with glutinous flour and traditionally eaten during Chinese New Year. This new year cake implies prosperity year after year. It… Continue reading Tikoy (Chinese Sticky Cake)

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Sapin Sapin

Ingredients:3/4 cup glutinous rice flour1/4 cup rice flour1 1/4 white sugar1 can condensed milk2 cans coconut cream2 tbsp ube jam purple food coloringorange food coloringProcedure:1. Combine all the ingredients except the ube jam and the food colorings.2. Mix them together until well-combined.3. Divide the mixture equally into three separate bowls.4. Combine ube jam and purple… Continue reading Sapin Sapin

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Microwave: Very Easy Pichi Pichi

Ingredients:1 1/2 cups grated cassava1 cup sugarfood coloring 1/2 tsp lye water or lihiya1 bundle pandan leaves (boiled in 2 cups water, reduced to one cup then cooled), or canned pandan concentrate, or a few drops of pandan essence in a cup of warm watergrated coconuts for toppingProcedure:1. Mix the sugar and pandan flavored water… Continue reading Microwave: Very Easy Pichi Pichi