Filipino Native Food · Merienda

How to Make Binangkal

Loading… Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups flour 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 cups brown sugar 2/3 cups water 2 tbsp oil Sesame seeds   Instructions: 1. Sift together dry ingredients. 2. Mix brown sugar, water and oil then add to flour mixture. Mix until well-blended. 3. Using a teaspoon,… Continue reading How to Make Binangkal

BBQ · Filipino Native Food · Filipino Recipe · Merienda · Street food

WALKMAN (Barbequed Pork Ears)

Loading… WALKMAN (Barbequed Pork Ears) INGREDIENTS: 2 pairs pork ears 2 tablespoons chopped onions 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 2 tablespoons oil 1 bay leaf 1 cup water 1/2 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons vinegar 1/2 tablespoon whole peppercorns Barbeque Sauce: ½ cup of tomato ketchup or (I use UFC banana) ⅓ cup of brown sugar… Continue reading WALKMAN (Barbequed Pork Ears)

Asian Food · Chinese Food · Filipino Native Food · Filipino Recipe · Food Business · Merienda · Street food

Siopao Asado

Loading… If you want to know why Siopao turns yellowish in color. In this recipe I will teach you the technique on how to make a pure white Siopao Asado. Learn why some siopao turns into yellowish dough instead of pure white. For your Homemade Siopao Sauce recipe also check this recipe. Siopao Asado Recipe INGREDIENTS: Dough… Continue reading Siopao Asado

Filipino Native Food · Merienda

Ampaw (Puffed Rice)

Loading… Ampaw or ampao (Puffed Rice) is a favorite merienda in Liloan, Cebuano. It’s crunchy, sticky and yummy sweet Ampao from Liloan, Cebu. Ampaw or ampao is made from dried cooked rice or better known as known as rice crispies in other countries. The rice grains are cooked and sun-dried. Then, fried in hot oil… Continue reading Ampaw (Puffed Rice)

Desserts · Filipino Native Food · Filipino Recipe · Merienda


Loading… APPLE TURON INGREDIENTS: 4 golden delicious apples, cored and shredded 1 tablespoon lemon juice 3/4 cup light brown sugar 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon Spring roll wrappers Cooking oil for frying Melted caramel candy for drizzling (optional) INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Put the apples, lemon juice, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon and… Continue reading APPLE TURON

Filipino Native Food · Merienda · Pancit · Soups


Loading… PANCIT LOMI Ingredients: 2 pounds lomi noodles 1/2 pound pork belly, sliced into strips and boiled until tender 1/2 pound shrimps, shelled & deveined 1/4 pound quekiam, sliced into strips 1 small onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 small cabbage, shredded 8 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 tablespoon cornstarch, dissolved… Continue reading PANCIT LOMI

Bread · Merienda

Cheese Bread Roll

Loading… Ingredients: loaf of bread slices of cheese beaten egg plain bread crumbs Note: You can add slices of ham together with the cheese. You can just fry this, if there is no oven. Procedure: 1. Flatten the loaf of bread using a rolling pin. (If you don’t have a rolling pin, you can use… Continue reading Cheese Bread Roll

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Loading… What is Turon with Langka? Its made of fresh slices of Candava/Plantain Bananas with Jackfruit strips wrapped in spring roll wrappers, fried in oil with melted brown sugar syrup. What a perfect dessert! TURON WITH LANGKA Ingredients: 6 pcs saging na saba, cut in half lengthwise (banana plantains) 1 cup ripe langka (jackfruit) 1… Continue reading TURON WITH LANGKA

Filipino Native Food · Merienda

Camote Que

Loading… Ingredients: 1 kilo of camote (any type: yellow, orange, etc) peeled and cut about 2 cms thick. one cup of brown sugar one cup of cooking oil 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder Procedures: In a deep frying pan, pour your cooking oil. It should be very very hot. Put your brown sugar and start… Continue reading Camote Que

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These maruya’s are fluffy! Yummmm… Ingredients: 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 2 cups cooking oil, for deep frying Ripe saba or plantain bananas, sliced lengthwise Sugar, for coating Instructions: 1.  Sift dry ingredients (flour, baking powder & salt) into… Continue reading Maruya

Bread · Filipino Native Food · Merienda

Siopao Asado Rolls (Baked)

(Yield: 20 pcs) Part A 4 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1 cup lukewarm water Part B 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1/2 cup lukewarm water 1 egg plus 2 egg yolks 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick butter), softened 6 3/4 cup to 8 cups flour (all-purpose… Continue reading Siopao Asado Rolls (Baked)

Filipino Native Food · Filipino Recipe · Merienda

Saging na Turon

Have you tried Saging na Turon ala Mode (Ube Ice cream scoop on top). Thats my favorite combo, super duper yummy combo ever. These Turons are a classic childhood merienda of every Filipino. Serve it with some drizzle of caramel on top for that extra treat or even condensed milk. Yummy! Saging na Turon INGREDIENTS: 6… Continue reading Saging na Turon

Bars · Brownies & Bars · Filipino Native Food · Merienda

Ube Bars

Ube Bars, do you remember these bars back in our childhood days. Filipino favorite snack, that we can buy in sari sari store. Another recipe you shouldn’t missed out. Great home business you can make at home and let your kids try this simple Filipino snack bars UBE BARS RECIPE INGREDIENTS: • Ube Bread: •… Continue reading Ube Bars

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Ingredients: 1 kilo prepared halo-halo (without shaved ice), placed in freezer 8 Chinese lumpia wrappers 1/2 cup cornstarch paste 1 cup brown sugar oil for deep-frying chocolate syrup sesame seeds Mama’s Guide Instructions: Cut the frozen halo-halo into small blocks. Place in wrappers, roll and paste edges to secure that they will not open. Deep-fry… Continue reading HOW TO MAKE TURON HALO-HALO

Desserts · Filipino Native Food · Merienda

Lecheroons (Baked)

Macaroons with Leche flan (Lecheroons) Macaroons with Leche Flan on Top! Sinfully addicting..All time best seller desserts..❤ LECHEROONS RECIPE (BAKED) Yield: 9-12 cupcakes INGREDIENTS: 1 397 grams tin of sweetened condensed milk 2 whole eggs 4 egg yolks 1/4 c. melted butter 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2/3 c. desiccated coconut INSTRUCTIONS Prepare and preheat the… Continue reading Lecheroons (Baked)

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How to Cook Ginataang Mais

How to Cook Ginataang Mais (Sweetcorn Rice Porridge in Coconut milk) Ingredients: 1 cup corn kernels, dry ½ cup malagkit rice, washed 5 cups thick coconut milk Salt and sugar to taste Cooking Instructions: Over medium heat, boil malagkit rice in coconut milk until half cooked. Add corn kernels, sugar, and salt . Turn down… Continue reading How to Cook Ginataang Mais

Filipino Native Food · Mama's Recipes · Merienda

Ginataang Mais at Munggo

Ginataang Mais at Munggo Ingredients: 6 cups coconut milk (I used coconut milk in cans) ¾ cups sweet rice (malagkit) 1 cup toasted and grounded munggo 1 can sweet corn 1 cup sugar ¼ cup fresh langka slices (alternatively: 1 tsp vanilla flavor or pandan leaves) ¼ teaspoon salt (optional) Instructions: Heat a non stick… Continue reading Ginataang Mais at Munggo

Asian Food · Chinese Food · Merienda

How to make a Homemade Hopiang Hapon

How to make a Homemade Hopiang Hapon is an easy step by step guide on how to make your favorite hopia. In asian countries they call hopia as mooncake. I love hopia, it’s my childhood favorite merienda. I remember buying these in the nearest sari sari stores back in the old days. Nowadays, you can… Continue reading How to make a Homemade Hopiang Hapon

Bread · Chinese Food · Filipino Native Food · Merienda

Siopao Bola bola

The secret to a white fluffy Siopao Bola bola or a.k.a Pork Steamed buns is using lard or shortening instead of butter or vegetable oil. The yellowish color of butter or oil will change the color of your dough. So it is better to use shortening or lard in your dough. Preparation: First, prepare a… Continue reading Siopao Bola bola

Appetizers · Filipino Native Food · Filipino Recipe · Merienda · Street food

How to make Pinoy Cheese Sticks

Masarap na meryenda..kapag walang magawa. Processed cheese wrapped in spring roll wrappers and deep fried for a crunchy bite, rolled into cheese powder with your all time favorite Mayo-ketchup dippings. It is one of Pinoy’s top streetfood favorite. Happy cooking..enjoy! How to make Pinoy Cheese Sticks Ingredients: 10-15 lumpia wrappers 100 grams (3.5 oz.) cheddar… Continue reading How to make Pinoy Cheese Sticks

Cookies · Filipino Native Food · Merienda


Sylvanas or Silvana is a cashew meringue wafer. It is a classic favorite of many pinoy. Though it is mispelled most of the time. Like, Sylvanas or silvanna. I became curious too, what might be the exact correct spelling? So I checked Wikipedia. A silvana is a Filipino dessert. It is a frozen cookie made… Continue reading Sylvanas

Filipino Native Food · Merienda

Ginataang Halo-halo

Ginataang halo-halo for any weather! How about preparing a yummy rainy day favorite? Yummm! Kids will surely get excited to know your preparing a Ginataang Halo-halo. Here’s another version recipe of our Ginataang Halo-halo.   Ingredients: 1 kilo glutinous rice dough, formed into small balls 2 pc sweet potato, peeled and diced 2 pc banana… Continue reading Ginataang Halo-halo

Breakfast · Merienda

Pinoy Hotdog Waffles

Ang Pinoy Hotdog Waffles ay isa sa mga favorite pinoy merienda. At dahil marami ng nagtitinda ng waffle maker. Maari mo ng bilhin ang lutuan ng waffle sa pinaka malapit na mall sa inyong lugar or pwede mo rin itong orderin sa Lazada, ito ay nagkakahalaga ng 700 pesos. At pwede ka ng magorder online na… Continue reading Pinoy Hotdog Waffles

Filipino Native Food · Merienda

Dinuguan and Puto Calasiao

Dinuguan and puto calasiao is a classic merienda we grew up with. What perfect combination that every Filipino craves for when away from home.  Tara na at ating lutuin today ang dinuguan and puto calasiao! Happy cooking mga ka-MGR. Enjoy! Dinuguan Recipe Ingredients: Dinuguan: 1/2 kg pork belly, cut into small cubes 100 g. of… Continue reading Dinuguan and Puto Calasiao

Filipino Native Food · Merienda · Pies

How to make Vigan Empanada

Ingredients: Casing: 1 1/2 cup Mochiko Rice Flour Orange food coloring (optional) 1/2 cup Water 1 tbsp. Oil Filling: 1 Green (Unripe) Papaya, grated 4 pcs. Longganisa Sausage Chopped (remove from its casing) 1/2 Chopped Onion 1 Garlic Clove Finely Chopped 6 Eggs Salt Pepper Cooking Oil for deep frying  Instructions: Filling In another skillet… Continue reading How to make Vigan Empanada

Chicken Recipes · Merienda · Pies · Pies · Sandwich

Chicken Empanada with Chorizo and Olives

Makes 18 empanadas Chicken Empanada with Chorizo and Olives Ingredients: Dough: 4 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour (I swapped 1/2 cup with whole wheat flour) 3 teaspoons salt 2 sticks (1 cup) cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 large eggs 2/3 cup ice water 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar Filling: 3 whole chicken legs,… Continue reading Chicken Empanada with Chorizo and Olives

Desserts · Filipino Native Food · Filipino Recipe · Food Business · Merienda

Barquillos (Wafer Rolls)

Barquillos (Wafer Rolls) – You can eat your barquillos with your favorite ice cream. You can also put polvoron in the hollow center of your barquillos, you’ll be making barquiron. Barquiron is barquillos with polvoron.Don’t limit your barquillos with just the plain flavor, try mixing other flavors such as pandan or ube. Serves 18 Barquillos… Continue reading Barquillos (Wafer Rolls)

Bread · Hotdogs · Merienda · Pancakes

Chocolate Coated Waffle Hotdogs

Dip it in melted chocolate with sprinkles…? Your kids can’t resist it! Chocolate Coated Waffle Hotdogs Ingredients: 1 egg 1 cup milk 2 tsp. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 cup sifted flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt 3 tbsp. butter, softened 1/2 cup grated cheese 6 chopped hotdogs Instructions: Beat egg… Continue reading Chocolate Coated Waffle Hotdogs

Filipino Native Food · Filipino Recipe · Merienda


Binignit is delicious Visayan afternoon snack just like the famous Ginataang Halo halo. It is a thick soup of assorted fruits and root crops stewed in coconut milk with Tapioca pearls. The best sweet dessert and comfort food of Filipinos for afternoon snack. Binignit is among the most favorite menu for Holy week. Holy week… Continue reading Binignit


Ginataang Mais, Saba, Buko at Sago

Gotta try Ginataang Mais, Saba, Buko at Sago! If you want a unique meryenda business na hindi pa naititinda ng kapit bahay nyo? Ginataang Mais, Saba, Buko at Sago is your best bet. This meryenda is a sure hit with the kids. Ginataang Mais, Saba, Buko at Sago Ingredients: 1 cup sago or tapioca pearls… Continue reading Ginataang Mais, Saba, Buko at Sago