Category Archives: Desserts

Langka Truffles
(Chef Gene Gonzalez)

THE distinct flavor of langka (jackfruit) embraced by the creamy goodness of white chocolate in a delightful bite-sized treat called Langka Truffles… It is one of the featured recipes in Chef Gene Gonzalez’s newly launched cookbook called Modern Philippine Confections: … Continue reading

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Halaya de Pastillas

WE all love pastillas. It is that chewy milk-based local confection that is cooked in huge vats by continuous mixing until the mixture is thick. Afterwards, while the pastillas mixture cools down, bite-sized pieces are hand-rolled into short logs, coated … Continue reading

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Mais con Yelo
(Jolly Corn)

SUMMER’S here, and the season isn’t complete without a tall glass of summer cooler, such as Mais con Yelo. The subtle sweetness of corn, paired with milky smooth shaved ice and the crunch of corn flakes on top is just … Continue reading

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Chunky Indian Mango Jam

WHO says mango jam has to be made only from carabao mango, otherwise known as Philippine mango, to be good? You can make mango jam from the common Indian mango, too. It is the more common mango in the neighborhood, … Continue reading

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Make Edible Gifts More Special
with California Raisins

CHOOSING the best gift for everyone who is special to you is always a dilemma come Christmastime. Somehow, it is difficult to pick the proper present for each member of the family, friends, colleagues and loved ones. So, how about … Continue reading

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