Yema is the Spanish word for “egg yolk.” This soft Philippine candy is shaped into a pyramid or a ball, and then wrapped in cellophane. It originated from Spain, where nuns in monasteries used egg yolks donated to them by winemakers (who used only the white part of eggs in their winemaking process) to make sweets and pastries.
Filipino corn nuts… Compared to the American variety, cornick pieces are typically smaller and crispier. Garlic is the most common flavor. And the most popular brand of cornicks in the Philippines is arguably Boy Bawang (“Garlic Boy”). However, before there was the marketing-wise Boy Bawang, there was the humble Safari brand!