Beef Empanada with Sourdough Crust

Sponsored by The Watkins Company A classic Filipino pastry filled with meat and encased in a crisp buttery crust, my take on Beef Empanada has an easy filling that comes together in minutes and a sourdough crust that’s impossible to mess up. I can trace my love of food and cooking directly to my Filipino…

Sourdough Cinnamon Raisin Milk Bread

Sponsored by The Watkins Co. Plump cinnamon and vanilla soaked raisins encased by soft, fluffy milk bread. You won’t be able to resist tearing chunks out of this Sourdough Cinnamon Raisin Milk Bread! I remember my parents buying a loaf of Cinnamon Raisin Milk Bread at least once a week when I was growing up….

Sourdough Ube White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

I’m giving a Filipino twist to a classic cookie recipe. These are chewy and packed with white chocolate and macadamia nuts. But what I love most about this recipe is how the ube flavor really shines. If you love the flavor of ube, you’ll absolutely adore these cookies! I use actual ube in this recipe,…

Sourdough Ensaymada

My New Year’s resolution this year was to bake more Filipino bread and pastries. I’m adapting all of my childhood favorites into sourdough recipes that I can share with you all. I plan to create and post recipes of Filipino breads or desserts that incorporate ingredients commonly used in the Philippines and Asia, like my…

Ube Pan De Coco (Collaboration with Artisan Bryan)

If clouds were edible, I bet they would taste and feel exactly like this ube pan de coco — sweet, pillowy soft, and shreddable. This recipe is a collaboration with the bread master himself, Artisan Bryan. I met Bryan at the Saveur Magazine Blog Awards, where we both won (yay sourdough) awards in our respective…