Aug 26, 2014

How to make Ice Cream (Sorbetes)

It is hot (the weather)! Ice candy, ice drops, ice cream and sorbetes are among the food demanded when it is summer and when it is hot. Sorbetes is a Filipino version of ice cream usually peddled from street carts in the Philippines. Peddlers of sorbetes ice cream provide several serving options. of varying colors and flavors. It may be served in a small plastic cup, a wafer cone, a sugar cone or a bread bun, at varying prices. An ice cream serving can include one flavor or, for no extra charge, a mixture of available flavors.

So, are you planning to make your sorbetes? Here is the guide:


* 1/2 gallon powdered milk
* 1-1/2 gallon coconut milk
* 1/3 gallon evaporated milk
* 2 kilo sugar
* 1/3 kilo corn starch


1. Mix all ingredients using mixer (or egg beater) until the consistency is foamy.
2. Pour in a stainless steel pan or boiler. Let boil for 15 minutes to kill any microbes or bacteria. Set aside to cool.
3. Put desired flavoring (artificial flavors): vanilla, lemon or kalamansi, chocolate, coffee, nuts, cashew and others. You can also use real fruit flavors like mango, ube, macapuno, cheese, among others.
4. Put into freezer for half an hour or until half-frozen.
5. Remove from freezer and mix again (with big wooden spoon or egg beater) until the consistency becomes a thick mass.
6. Transfer it in round stainless container. Cover; put it in wooden push cart. Put lots of crushed ice and salt between the containers. You can use dry ice as an alternative.
7. The ice-cream will get hard in 20 minutes.

Source: DOST, photo courtesy of chocobhitzs

Aug 13, 2014

Banana Recipes


Raw Materials:

Unripe banana (saba)
1 C sugar
4 tbsp. Salt
5 C water
oil for frying


A. onion powder
B. garlic powder
C. cheese powder


1. wash and peel green matured banana.
2. Slice into chips, soak in syrup for 8 min.
3. Drain, wipe to remove excess liquid by spreading in filter sheets.
4. Fry in cooking oil heated to 2000C for 3-5 min. Cool
5. Dust with cheese powder or onion powder.
6. Pack in container.

Note: Longer soaking time will result in the of the unfried slices.

Flavoring- as you wish.

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