Tagged with Pastry

Chicken Empanada

Chicken Empanada


Empanada is a baked or fried pastry stuffed with meats, vegetables or fruits. The word came from the Spanish word “empanar” which means bread. A dish that originated in Galicia, Spain and Portugal during the 1520 and was derived from the Arabic meat filled pies called samosa (similar to how Italian calzones was invented). This … Continue reading

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Custard and Strawberry Puffs

Custard and Strawberry Puffs


Want a quick and easy home-made baked snack? well look no further as this one is one of the easiest baked item I ever made so far thanks for the ready-made ingredients things like this can be prepared for less than 15 minutes. What we will be doing today is a puff pastry topped with … Continue reading

Churros

Churros


Churros or the Spanish doughnut is a deep fried dough pastry served with hot chocolate or café con leche. A popular snack or breakfast item in Spain, France, Portugal, United States, Philippines and Latin America, it is usually sold by street vendors (churrerías) where it is sold freshly made and hot but due to its … Continue reading

Custard Puffs

Custard Puffs


Custard Puff is basically a cream puff with a custard filling, I just prefer custards on puffs pastries as compared to cream. So what is cream puff? it is a choux pastry filled with cream then garnished with chocolate, caramel or powdered sugar, it is also known as profiterole or choux à la crème. A … Continue reading

Hopia Mongo

Hopia Mongo


Hopia is a popular Filipino pastry filled with bean paste which was introduced by the Fujian Chinese during the American occupation.  It came from the Chinese word ho-pian which means “good biscuit”, it is nearly similar to moon cake wherein a pastry is filled with a sweet paste and it is also traditionally given as … Continue reading

Longaniza Rolls

Longaniza Rolls


A dish inspired from the popular sausage rolls adding a Filipino twist to the recipe. For those who do not know what a sausage roll is, it is a type of savoury pastry where sausage meat is encased in a puff pastry, it originated in United Kingdom and now a very popular food item in … Continue reading

Peach and Custard Danish Pastry

Peach and Custard Danish Pastry


Last Monday it was Labour Day here in New Zealand and its was our time to have a rest after having a short trip up North in Whangarei so I was a bit lazy in doing some cooking but were hungry and its tea time.  So I desperately looked inside the fridge and try to … Continue reading

Oatmeal and Chocolate Chip Bars

Oatmeal and Chocolate Chip Bars


I remember way back in Philippines I have a close friend who’s family runs a Chicken Inasal restaurant and oatmeal bars was one of their specials in their dessert menu, me and my wife loved it so much so everytime we visted my friends house his mom always gives us a big box full of … Continue reading