Category: coconut

  • bibingka

    bibingka

    “Just eat it, otherwise they’ll feel bad.” That’s what a nun told me when I was offered some bibingka. I was about 8 years old. And that phrase stuck with me all these years whenever I see or think of bibingka. Even though I no longer have an aversion to it. I was an altar…

  • lime coconut cassava snack cake

    lime coconut cassava snack cake

    This is an uncomplicated cake with subtle flavoring. If you want, you can make decorative swirls of lime zest or even a thin lime slice or wedge to top each square of cake. If you want more lime flavor, you can add more lime zest to the cake batter and just use more lime juice…

  • black sesame cookies

    black sesame cookies

    Happy Autumn! I was hoping to be making something a little more autumnal, like something with apples, pears, and/or pumpkin spice, but I sort of ran out of steam, and out of fresh ideas. Plus I made a drier more crumbly version of these last week, which I didn’t like, so I felt I needed…

  • tamarind coconut streusel cake loaf

    tamarind coconut streusel cake loaf

    Have you ever worked on something so much that you got weary of working on it, but you didn’t want to take a break, because you wanted to get it done and be done with it? That’s me today with this cake streusel thing for this here blog post. I spent the good part of…

  • almond joy scones

    almond joy scones

    Remember this little ditty? This commercial jingle for Almond Joy and Mounds candy bars from the 70s and 80s? If you were what was called a latchkey kid, meaning you had to spend long hours home alone after school because your parent(s) worked, you were sure to have had this jingle¬†etched¬†into your brain, if not…