Special Siopao Asado – Bisaya Style Recipe

While it is a distinctively Chinese dish, the siopao has become a part of the diet of cebuanos. There are many places where you can find siopao in Cebu.
Siopao, literally meaning “steamed bun”, is the Philippine version of the Cantonese steamed bun called cha siu bao. Introduced in the Philippines by Ma Mon Luk, a Chinese immigrant, during the 1920s.

Special Siopao Asado – Bisaya Style

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Special Polvoron Recipe

A polvorón (From polvo, the Spanish word for powder, or dust; Cebuano: polboron; Tagalog: pulburón) is a type of heavy, soft and very crumbly Spanish shortbread made of flour, sugar, milk, and nuts, especially almonds.

Special Polvoron Recipe

polvorón (From polvo, the Spanish word for powder, or dust; Cebuano: polboron; Tagalog: pulburón) is a type of heavy, soft and very crumbly Spanish shortbread made of flour, sugar, milk, and nuts, especially almonds.

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Ingredients:

2 cups all purpose flour

1 cup  powdered whole milk

• 1/4 cup skimmed milk

1/4 cup rice flour

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup lard melted

For the Pinipig Flavor

1/2 cup pinipig

For the Cookies and Cream

• 8 Oreo cookies

1 tablespoon butter, melted melted

Instructions:

In a skillet over medium heat, add all purpose flour, rice flour Toast, stirring regularly, until lightly browned and aromatic. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

In a bowl, whisk together toasted flour, both powdered milk, and sugar until well-combined. Add lard and continue to stir until well-combined.

Transfer mixture into a flat baking dish and using a polvoron mold, shape into solid cookies. Make sure mold is as compact as possible.

Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet and freeze until firm for about 1 hour.

 Wrap individually in cellophane or Japanese paper wrappers.

For the Pinipig Flavor

In a skillet over medium heat, add pinipig. Toast, stirring regularly, until lightly browned and begins to pop. Remove from pan and allow to cool.

In a food processor, process until coarsely ground.

Add to polvoron mixture and whisk together until well-combined.

For the Cookies and Cream Flavor

Scrape off cream filling from cookies.

In a food processor, process until coarsely ground.

Add to polvoron mixture plus additional 1 tablespoon butter and whisk together until well-combined

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Puto Flan Recipe – Video

This delightful dessert combines two Filipino favourites, leche flan and puto,  a combination of egg yolks and condensed milk. The puto or steamed bun balances the flavour.

This delightful dessert combines two Filipino favourites, leche flan and puto,  a combination of egg yolks and condensed milk. The puto or steamed bun balances the flavour.

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