Filipino Food Pick: Leche Flan
Leche Flan, also known as Creme Caramel, is the Filipinos' most loved dessert. It is made up of egg yolks, sugar, milk and vanilla extract and is usually steamed over an open flame or stove.
Said to be originated in Europe, Leche Flan has had a lot of versions throughout the world, with interesting shapes and sizes as well as luscious caramel flavor.
What makes the Filipino version of Creme Caramel is that it has a heavier taste, more creamy and tasty than the original one. It is usually placed inside an oval-shaped metal baking pan commonly known as llanera.
Expect a dose of this sweet treat on the table of every Filipino family on all celebrations and festivities in the country like birthdays, fiesta, Christmas and New Year's Eve gatherings.