Category Archives: filipino desserts

The modern Filipino menu challenge

“The great thing for chefs, the great blessing for chefs, and for people that care about food and cooking, is that the most ecological choice for food is also the most ethical choice for food.”- Chef Dan Barber: A foie gras … Continue reading

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Ewald Notter in Manila

Learn from world pastry champion and chocolate guru Ewald Notter:

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How to make bibingka

Our ancestors cooked bibingka by pouring the rice cake mixture into an earthen container lined with banana leaves. The rice cake is cooked using two heat sources. Heat from above and below. Bottom heat comes from the traditional clay stove’s firewood; … Continue reading

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That super cool Anti-griddle

We have a new toy in the kitchen called the anti-griddle. It looks exactly like a griddle, but this technology flash freezes food instead. Using a crème anglaise recipe, we experimented by making ice cream pancakes. It was so cool!!! … Continue reading

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Filipino desserts and biodegradable food packaging

The most basic ingredients in baking are flour, eggs, shortening, sugar, and liquids like milk and water. We call recipes “formulas” because baking is an exact science. Any changes in quantity or the ingredients used would require re-balancing these formulas. … Continue reading

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