Extracting Coco Cream & Coco Milk, & Making Latik

My Principles in Food Preparation teacher in UP Diliman was the late Matilde P. Guzman. My sister and I, as well as her notable graduates such as Sylvia Reynoso-Gala and Nora Daza, all benefited from the basic food principles that she taught us. Studying her manual, “Principles of Cooking,” was my life-line. I found aRead More

Kakanin Recipes

A lot of you have been asking for kakanin recipes. I’ve been slowly adding recipes to this site so watch out for it. In the meantime… You can find the kakanin recipes in this Kakanin Recipe Category. I ‘ve also found great tasting kakanin recipes from Pinoy Merienda Site. Here are a few Bibingka recipes.Read More

Puto Bumbong After Misa de Gallo

It’s December 16 and the first day of the Misa de Gallo. For nine consecutive early mornings before Christmas Day, Catholic Churches throughout the Philippines ring their bells around 3 am to invite the faithful to worship and announce the start of this holiday custom. After the mass, the parishoners including myself headed off toRead More