Tag: chamorro

  • coconut mango latiya

    coconut mango latiya

    Hello! What a long week it has been! How is everyone? I don’t know how it feels for other food bloggers, but sometimes for me it feels rather odd to blog about something like pastry cream when there are a number of serious current events in one’s country and around the world. Does that make…

  • achiote brownies

    achiote brownies

    I grew up in the island of Guam, which is a territory of the United States. My parents are Filipino, but decided to become US citizens and raise their children on Guam; that way we could still be close enough to the Philippines to visit our extended family once in a while (It’s a 3-hour…

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    for recipe, click here: pan de leche

  • Guyuria


    I think of this as The Chamorro cookie. It’s also spelled guguria. Initially when you try it, you may not be impressed. But they grow on you, trust me. And soon, you are consuming more than you thought you could. Of course there are other cookies from Guam, but I think if people from Guam…

  • Chamorro Style Empanadas (Chamoru Empanadas)

    Chamorro Style Empanadas (Chamoru Empanadas)

    This is the empanada I grew up with. Not that I ate a great many of them; I probably have only eaten 10 of these in my life. And I’ve never made them. Until now! If you are not familiar with these orange colored, deep-fried beauties, they may seem a bit odd. Unless of course, you are Chamoru, or…

  • What I had for Thanksgiving

    Usually we have turkey, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, green beans, and gravy. For some reason, we wanted to break with tradition! This year, being that my sister couldn’t host this year, we decided to just have a small get together with my brother at our place, and to cook whatever we wanted.  That ended up being sort of…