Longaniza burgers with egg and some more, DiLongPaLog

  DilongPaLog, Dilis, Longanisa, Pan de sal na may itlog. Filipino inspired burgers, Longaniza patties between Pan de sal topped with Achara, fried egg and crispy fried anchovies(dilis). Achara is a Filipino Papaya salad that is lightly pickled. These meat patties are the taste of vacations in the Philippines or when my uncle came to…

Monkey bread with raisins and candied citrus peel

  Sweet loaves baked with raisins and candied citrus peel is called Julebrød(Christmasbread) or Julekake(Christmas cake) in Norwegian. This was traditionally served during Christmas but these days you can get them all year round. Theses are popular coffee treats served sliced with norwegian brown cheese, a cheese often made with goats milk and cows milk and caramelized….

Yummy delicious coffee buns, Roti bun

You have to try these buns. When I was living in South Korea I was introduced to these buns, and I got hooked. Soft buns filled with melted salty butter, and with a crunchy crust. You could get buns with other type of filling, but the butter filling was my favorite. We bought so many…

Coconut buns, my mums favorite

These buns are one of my favorites. My mum used to make these when I was younger, I remember the kitchen filled with the sweet aroma of freshly baked buns with coconut. I love the sweetness and saltness from the sugar and butter combined with the coconut. Norwegian mothers day tomorrow, so this is for you…

Fastelavn buns 2016

Christmas wasn’t that long ago and it is already time to fatten up again, this time as “tradition” goes fatten up before Lent. Do you know of any christians that still fast during Lent? I don’t, but it is nice to keep some traditions. This years Fastelavn (Scandinavian Mardi Gras) is on Sunday the 7th of…

Sio pao with chicken asado

Yummy ligth and airy buns filled with sweet savory filling. Siopao is the filipino equvalent to Cha siu bao ( steamed bbq pork filled buns). I remember my dad make these buns when I was growing up, I did not like the buns with filling back then, but now I do. When I was growing up he…

Skolebolle, sweet buns filled with vailla custard

Sweet bunns fille with custard, glazed with icing and sprinkled with grated coconut is called skolebolle in norwegian, directly translated it means school bun. I have not really put any thought to why these buns are called school bun, skolebolle has always been skolebolle no questions asked. While writing this blogpost and and translated the name…

Fastelavnboller

Fastelavnboller are buns filled with wipped cream and other goodnesses that are eaten to celebrate the coming days of fasting, even though the tradition of fasting is long forgotten. Fastelavn comes from the low german word vastel-avent, evening before Lent and it is the name commonly used for Carnival in the scandinavian countries. Fastelavn evolved from the Roman Catholic tradition…