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Biskuwit

Filipino oven-baked goodies like cookies, crackers and biscuits!

Shoutout to Iced Gem Biscuits, which came from Reading, a large town in the county of Berkshire, England.

  • Divine Rays Otap of Hilongos, Leyte
    Otap
    Posted in: Biskuwit, Filipino Snacks

    Otap is a crisp, flaky, even crunchy, oval-shaped “puff” pastry that’s a popular snack in the Philippines.

  • Biscocho from Batangas
    Biscocho
    Posted in: Biskuwit, Filipino Snacks

    Photo by Mildred Cruz of Biscocho from the Panaderia Pantoja branch in the province of Batangas.

    What is Biscocho? A hard pastry strongly associated with Iloilo province, biscocho is essentially bread that is baked to a toast, and then topped or coated with butter and sugar, sometimes garlic.

  • Pacencia
    Pasencia
    Posted in: Biskuwit, Filipino Snacks

    Pacencia by Angie Pastor. For orders in Manila, 09369815475.

    Small drop cookies that look sort of like Nilla (that’s short for vanilla) wafers. The name for this Filipino treat comes from the Spanish word paciencia, meaning “patience.”

  • Lengua de Gato
    Lengua de Gato
    Posted in: Biskuwit, Filipino Snacks

    Lengua de Gato by Angie Pastor. For orders in Manila, 09369815475.

    Literally “cat’s tongue” in Spanish.

    It’s the shape of these cookies!

  • Titay's Original Rosquillos
    Rosquillos
    Posted in: Biskuwit, Filipino Snacks

    Rosquillos are one of the baked goodies most associated with Cebu. Rumored to have been coined by Philippine president Sergio Osmeña himself, the name comes from the Spanish word rosca, meaning “ring.”