Condensada Taste Test: 5 Brands of Sweetened Condensed Creamer

Condensada isn’t just an ingredient.  Of course, it’s useful in the kitchen as a sweetener or thickener for different dishes. But in Filipino households, condensada is a full-on snack or dessert. Just in the Pepper Team, we can name several ways we enjoy it: on avocados, with grilled cheese, or just straight up with a… Continue reading Condensada Taste Test: 5 Brands of Sweetened Condensed Creamer

Pepper’s Best Turon Recipe: Move Over, Mang Tootz

There’s a special place for turon in the realm of banana recipes. Not only is it delicious—with its sweet banana-langka filling, crunchy exterior, and caramel coating; it’s also very simple to make. At its most straightforward, you just roll a piece of saba and langka into a lumpia wrapper, then fry that in sugary oil. But… Continue reading Pepper’s Best Turon Recipe: Move Over, Mang Tootz