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Reader Comments on 'Buko Pandan Salad'

The well-known Philippine salad no party can do without.

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guillen wrote:
Monday, 12 December 2011 13:16:47 PHT
makes how many servings?????
Brenda wrote:
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 11:16:14 PHT
Makes how many servings?
Maloie Morta wrote:
Tuesday, 13 July 2010 11:42:25 PHT
Hi,I tried your recipe and I followed your instruction thoroughly but I think there is something wrong with the liquid measurement because the gulaman didn't harden at all. The scent was there but it remained liquid. I modified it by adding 3 sachets of knox unflavored gelatin.That the only time it sets.
eunieceq wrote:
Wednesday, 23 June 2010 12:03:24 PHT
hmm.. buko pandan is my all time favorite but I don't know how to make buko pandan hehe
Gina wrote:
Wednesday, 26 May 2010 10:44:52 PHT
thanksss yummy!
Teza wrote:
Saturday, 23 January 2010 11:11:12 PHT
Hello everyone! i just tried this recipe using the buko water.. it just doesn't taste good.. :(
cris mendiola wrote:
Sunday, 13 December 2009 20:02:00 PHT
Thank u for posting dis recipe. now, i can make buko pandan for my husband coz he keeps asking me to make one for him.
Irene wrote:
Saturday, 17 October 2009 07:43:35 PHT
I like this recipe... bcoz i try it
Arlyn wrote:
Thursday, 26 February 2009 03:13:27 PHT
well, i just spoke with my sister in P.I. and answered me that the kind of nestle cream that you needed to use is the one in the can. The nestle cream that's in the tetra pack is more creamy.
Arlyn wrote:
Wednesday, 25 February 2009 09:45:30 PHT
what kind of liquid do I have to put then to make it liquidy?
prettysense wrote:
Tuesday, 25 November 2008 05:26:50 PHT
why add 10 cups of buco juice as part of the ingredients - if it would cause the recipe to spoil faster?????????
Ianie wrote:
Thursday, 18 September 2008 20:20:07 PHT
Thanks for the buko pandan recipe!!! I will serve this to my mother-in-law(in the near future), because i have to say sorry!!! thank you very much!!!
camille june wrote:
Saturday, 16 August 2008 00:45:22 PHT
im just a student but my mom taught me to boil the boku meat and add sugar to perserve it before adding it to the gelatin
Grace wrote:
Tuesday, 10 June 2008 11:30:22 PHT
I give my buko pandan a twist by adding 1 can of lychee. Cut it into strips. The liquid I use in my green gelatin is the syrup of the lychee then I just add water.
Mommy Jane wrote:
Wednesday, 23 January 2008 22:00:54 PHT
Hello guys! If you're using fresh buco meat, make sure to wash it in water to remove the buco water that causes your buco pandan to spoil faster! :)
Sandra wrote:
Tuesday, 8 January 2008 17:24:43 PHT
How come buko pandan salad spoils easily even when kept in the fridge? help plzzz,thanks!
Ana wrote:
Tuesday, 1 January 2008 07:40:48 PHT
I love your recipe... i just made the buko pandan today for new years eve and i cant wait to serve it to my guests....Thanks
Joo wrote:
Monday, 24 December 2007 21:31:48 PHT
I thank this site for providing an interesting way of cooking things like this. Also, Kaye thanks for your different recipe. I've been looking for this pandan salad with cheese since my relatives keep bringing something like it in christmas and I love the taste. Now, I know why they put cheese there (as you said, to balance the sweetness of the pandan salad due to the milk). Thanks for the both of you. Merry Christmas!
Kaye wrote:
Friday, 21 December 2007 08:54:29 PHT
Hi!! I just wanna share my recipe of buko pandan... INGREDIENTS: 4 packs of unflavored gelatin(green would be better or in christmas you could combine green and red...) 2 condensed milk(396 g) 2 cans of nestle table cream (237mL) 2 cans of coconut meat 1 small can of evaporated milk(optional) 1/2 pack small sago (the smallest type of sago) 1/2 cheese, cubed(small)(the cheese that I use is Velveeta) 1 tsp of buko pandan extract 1.)Make your gelatin a little firmer by taking off 1/4 of the water that you were supposed to have. I put about 2 tbsps. of sugar in my gelatin to add flavor. Cut it in cubes. 2.)Cooked sago according to the directions. I used the smallest sago because when I used the bigger sago like the one's we used in making boba tea, its not that fully cooked..) 3.)Grate buko meat into thin strips..(ooppss, drain the buko meat first because you don't need it) 4.) In a medium bowl, mix 2 cans of cream and 1 can of condensed milk first. Add the second condensed milk if you think that its not sweet enough. You may add the evaporated milk if you want to. Add about the buko pandan extract. Don't put a lot of it because it will get bitter. Remeber, the extract is not for flavoring, it only enhances the smell of food. 5.)Mix in the gelatin, buko meat, sago and cheese into the milk mixture. Add as many cheese as you like. (I add cheese to my buko pandan because it balances the flavor of the milk which is sweet. 6.)When I served it, i put small cubes of ice in it. If it looses its sweet flavor due to the ice, you may add condensed milk.. 7.)Keep refrigerated and enjoy..... Servings 5-10 people
Jena wrote:
Wednesday, 5 December 2007 12:40:28 PHT
Great recipe...i like this site cause it uses natural ingredients on thier recipes...more power...
Ariel wrote:
Friday, 13 July 2007 11:08:34 PHT
Instead of using kaong, can i used green nata de coco instead?
Valerie wrote:
Wednesday, 25 April 2007 04:40:35 PHT
I have the McCormick buko pandan flavoring. Although it is green in color, it only gives flavor. It does not give a greenish hue to the salad.
Arianna wrote:
Saturday, 20 January 2007 13:01:22 PHT
Thank you for this great recipe. I just made it and it's definetely delicious. I used this new McCormick Buko Pandan flavoring. It already has that green coloring in case you can't find the green agar (like what happened to me today! LOL!)
Faye wrote:
Saturday, 30 December 2006 20:03:50 PHT
Please indicate how many servings
Marjie wrote:
Sunday, 22 October 2006 22:38:56 PHT
McCormick has a pandan flavored syrup... Check your grocery store...
kim wrote:
Tuesday, 29 August 2006 03:00:25 PHT
where to buy the pandan essence oil in USA ????? please help
Lucille wrote:
Monday, 17 July 2006 15:33:25 PHT
Hello, were you able to look for a substitute for pandan leaves? Just go to your nearest supermarket & buy "pandan" flavoring. Mix it with your gulaman after straining. Lucille here.
Sophia wrote:
Wednesday, 24 May 2006 13:42:59 PHT
If we can't have the real pandan leaves, can we substitute something for it? My hubby really likes it but we could not have fresh pandan leaves.
Ann Marie wrote:
Wednesday, 3 May 2006 23:35:34 PHT
Wow,, the taste of buko pandan salad really tasty and I already tried to prepared this for my family,,they said it is really good than what they had before..it's really yummy..simple and less cost..thank you for sharing this recipe...
leah saga wrote:
Wednesday, 26 April 2006 13:43:46 PHT
thanks i was able to browse this dessert recipe in the net....i have been longing to know the correct procedure in preparing this....thank you again!!!
Michelle Gaw wrote:
Thursday, 22 December 2005 09:07:51 PHT
Wow..this recipe came from Yeye(Emmylou Sagusay)? astig!!!! :-)
leslie angsanto wrote:
Tuesday, 6 December 2005 22:41:13 PHT
Hi! I live in Switzerland and I don't have gulaman bar. Is there a good substitute? Thanks!
Honey Gonzales wrote:
Monday, 29 August 2005 18:53:03 PHT
Yam!! Yam!! This Buko pandan is yummy...!!! Though it is simple and easy to prepare, it can be counted on to be perfect and delicious for any kind of occasion.
Sweet of Vancouver wrote:
Monday, 23 May 2005 18:18:13 PHT
I realy loved your recipe
Vella wrote:
Wednesday, 13 April 2005 23:59:34 PHT
Dear Annabel, Panda is screw pine. You can find Pandan Extract from Oriental stores. Use it like you would vanilla extract to flavor the coconut water.
Apafhe endrina wrote:
Tuesday, 22 March 2005 01:49:59 PHT
Wow! I never tasted such delicious buko pandan. thank you so much for the recipe. this would be of great help to us people who just love buko pandan! thanks also to my bf bruce. becuase of him, i found this recipe!
Annabel wrote:
Friday, 4 March 2005 22:28:08 PHT
hi, im originally from Iloilo, thats where I tasted buko pandan salad, muy muy delicious, fresh, creamy and not too sweet. In USA what is the equivalent of pandan (in english version) what about in spanish what is PANDAN. We live in Mexico, can I get them here too? Many thanks!
daryl wrote:
Thursday, 22 April 2004 02:21:36 PHT
ey, thanks for the recipe! I've been wanting to know how to make the perfect buko pandan! Sobrang salamat ",

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