8 Filipino Desserts You Need To Try Before You Die

The Philippines is not just a country full of beautiful places to visit. But also, has mouthwatering desserts that you shouldn't miss to try while you're in the Island. So, not only that I'll be sharimg you the delectable desserts but also, I'll be giving you a little hint on where to find these yummy after meal munch. HALO-HALO A popular Filipino dessert with mixtures of shaved ice and evaporated milk to which are added various ingredients, including boiled sweet beans, coconut, sago, gulaman (agar jelly), tubers and fruits. It is served in a tall glass or bowl Where to...

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The Famous Malicious Cookies of Marco Polo Cebu

I lived in Cebu for two years and unfortunately Marco Polo wasn't there yet. Now I want to go back as the cookie lover in me begs to munch on Marco Polo Hotel's famous Malicious Cookies. Now the only malice these cookies are doing could be the additional inch to your waist and nothing else. In this video you will see how these devilishly delicious cookies are baked in the kitchen. That ratio of white chocolate chips and milk chocolate chips is almost equal to the cookie dough itself. Now that's a hefty amount of chocolate chips. A guarantee that you'll...

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Manila’s Five Ridiculously Delicious Chocolate Cakes

There are desserts that excite you and there are some that are so comforting you can't help but sit back and feel nostalgic. Chocolate Cake does that to almost everybody. They would remember grandma's old-fashioned chocolate cake or their mom's home baked recipe and everything will be alright. Chocolate cake is a staple in almost all bake shops and coffee shops in Manila.  There will always be standouts, of course. For a dessert marauder like me, chocolate cake is something I will always want to try out in a new place. So here are my five favorite chocolate cakes in...

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All Time Favorite Filipino Summer Coolers

Back when I was a kid, I used to attend to the sari-sari store of my grandpa every summer. For those who do not know what a "sari-sari" store is, it's the Filipino term for small convenience store or mini mart, but it's located within the house. And just like any other businessman, my grandpa knew exactly what to sell every time the summer heat started creeping in! Kids like me, teenagers and adults would fall in in line for treats like ice candy, snow cream, ice pops, and sago't gulaman. I was just 9 back then, and now I'm...

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5 Must-Try Desserts when you are in Manila

Filipinos are nuts about sweets. Most of our food has sugar in it. We are so crazy about it that I think we are the only ones that create sweet spaghetti sauce and call it Filipino style. I am not a fan because I still prefer the sour tomato taste but I see a lot of Filipinos, especially kids, crave for it. Going around the metro and seeing dessert shops, conventional and unconventional, pop up like mushrooms is very exciting for me. We are getting exposed to so many new things and I hope this will pave way for Filipinos...

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Pinoy Taste : Avocado – Lime Cheesecake Recipe

Here's a dessert recipe shared by sisters Jasmine Hemsley and Melissa Hemsley, food enthusiasts and bestselling authors of 'The Art of Eating Well.' The sisters love reinventing traditional dishes to healthier versions so that the food can be more nourishing but equally delicious, comforting, and satisfying. Their celebrity clients usually ask them to make their healthy desserts. "When it comes to entertaining, one dessert they always demand is our bright green Avocado Lime Cheesecake," Jasmine and Melissa tell us. "It’s a raw, New York-style cheesecake full of goodness. The smooth creamy lime sits atop a nutty, chocolate base with a hint...

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