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Spanish Bread (Filipino)

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Like Pandesal, Spanish bread is a very well-known bakery bread item in the Philippines. It’s rolled in breadcrumbs before it hits the oven and baked into a golden perfection. The main difference between this and pandesal aside from its rolled shape is the sweet, buttery filling.  The last time I bought Spanish bread ( a …

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Ube Cheese Pandesal

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The good ol’ pandesal has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Nowadays, we see different flavors and colors. And, at the rate it’s going, I wouldn’t be surprised if more twists and variations will come out. From sweet to savory, the possibilities are limited only by one’s creativity. But, whatever twist or flavor …

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Special Pandesal

This is my go-to recipe when my kids ask for Pandesal. I call them “Bread Bandits” because every time I make bread (which is once a week), they always lurk near the kitchen waiting for the freshly baked buns to come out of the oven. I have to place the baking pans on racks to …

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Top 5 Filipino Breakfast Meals

A great breakfast will give you a great start for the day! It’s fuel for the body and mind and will get you up and running to face any challenges. Here at PinoyBites, we’ve compiled a list of our top 5 all-time favorite Filipino breakfast meals. Enjoy and let us know what you think. 🙂 …

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100% Whole Wheat Kale Pandesal

whole wheat kale pandesal

Pandesal is undeniably the national bread of the Philippines. I haven’t met any Filipino who doesn’t like this sweet bread which is soft in the inside and crunchy on the outside. The dough is rolled in dry breadcrumbs before it’s baked creating a distinct crunch and aroma that’s perfect with a cup of joe, tea, …

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Easy HomeMade Pandesal

I’m sure most of us Filipinos grew up eating Pandesal (I did!) and living far from home, it’s one of those food that I miss eating. Sure, there are a lot of places that sells “authentic” pandesal but my memory of this sweet, inexpensive and filling bread is not quite the same as the one …

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