Sidral Mundet – iPods Giveaways … and Tres Leches Cake

There is so much to learn about South American food. Just three weeksto ago, Suanne and I were at the Panaderia Latina Bakery to check out the pastries and desserts. Panaderia also had a section where they carry foodstuff from South America.

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That was the first time I came across the soft drink called Sidral Mundet displayed next to bottles of Jarritos. I am quite familiar with Jarritos but it is the first I had seen Sidral Mundet.

Coincidentally, a few days later Sindral Mundet wrote to us asking if chowtimes.com want to host a giveaway and help create some buzz for the product. That is definitely something we are interested in doing for our readers, especially when the prizes included the following:

  • 1 winner: Apple iPod Touch 8GB
  • 1 winner: Apple iPod Nano 8GB
  • 5 winners: Sidral Mundet Gift Pack
  • 5 winners: Sidral Mundet Backpack

Read down to the bottom of this post and find out how to have a chance to win them. It’s easy.

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So last week, I went to the Panaderia Latina Bakery to pick up some bottles of Sidral Mundet. I couldn’t write about it if I had never tasted it, right?

When I posted about the Panaderia, El Lobo Solo was mentioning about their Tres Leches cake. Since that comment, Suanne had been pestering me to go buy it on the way home.

Suanne is impossibly crazy over sweet desserts like this … especially when Tres Leches cake means three milk cake! The Tres Leches cake is a sponge cake make with evaporated milk, condensed milk and heavy cream.

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Filipino Cuisine: Maja Blanca Con Mais

Marian made a Filipino dessert at the Caring Place Community Kitchen which is one of the many that we had at Goto King.

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The dessert is called Maja Blanca Con Mais which is a corn custard topped with toasted shredded coconut.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups coconut milk (about 2 cans)
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups cornstarch (depending on the brand used)
  • 1 can (300ml) condensed milk
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 15 ounce whole sweet corn kernel
  • 5 tablespoons toasted shredded coconut
  • 3 1/4 cups milk

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Source: Marian
Prep time: 10 mins; Cook time: 30 mins; Yield 18 pieces

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