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LP 10 – Childhood Memories – Bibingka

One of the first memories we probably all have as children are sweets. I am no different. Birthday cakes were a big hit, but charcoal baked bibingkas were in a class all their own and evoke their very own special moments. It is a treat borne out of necessity, for I doubt that conventional ovens as we know them now were readily available back then. The ingenuity of foodies should not be under estimated though for we will find a way of doing things to attain the taste that we want. Sort of like the original mission of Lasang Pinoy, literally translated ‘tastes like Pinoy’. When I was growing up in Baguio, birthday cakes and other western style treats were easier to find than real old fashioned bibingka. Sometimes you can … Read entire article »

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