Espasol

Preparation info

  • Serves

    12

    Appears in

    Memories of Philippine Kitchens

    Memories of Philippine Kitchens

    By Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan

    Published 2006

    • About

    You can flavor this sticky rice dough with vanilla or lime (the lime or dayap flavor is the trademark of Bulacan, which is quite famous for espasol). They are soft, squishy confections formed into short logs or triangles. I first tasted espasol in my high school cafeteria in Maryknoll College in Quezon City. I remember that it only appeared a few times and then disappeared. That was why I searched for this recipe and made sure I watched the women of Barrio Maronquillo as they stirred the st