Friday, October 17, 2008

Pugon-baked treasures from the Capampangan kitchen

Sans Rival

Layers of flourless chewy cashew crust and butter cream topped with more cashews

Petite Fortunes

Cups of rich moist cashew cake bites. A unique Capampangan treat!


Sampaguita (center) – melt-in-your-mouth creamy flower shaped cookies named after the national flower of the Philippines

San Nicolas

San Nicolas – cookies introduced by the Augustinian friars during the Spanish period imprinted with the image of St Nicholas, the patron saint of children. In background is a miniature image of Sta. Rita (where La Moderna originated in the early 1900s) and San Nicolas. Saint figurines courtesy of Mr. Robbie Tantingco of the Center for Capampangan Studies

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