HalfMoon Asian Cafe “BibingCrepes” Dessert

What happens when you add yummy to delicious? You get YUMMILICIOUS!!!! Ok…. that was kinda gay…. but what I’m trying to say is that this place called HalfMoon Asian Cafe has brought two different desserts and combined them into one AWESOMETACULAR treat called: The BibingCrepe!!

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So most people know what a crepe is, right? Well just in case you’ve been in a cave the past 20 years, a crepe is a type of very thin pancake. The word is of French origin, deriving from the Latin word crispa, meaning “curled.” Crepes are served with a variety of fillings, from the most simple with only sugar to extravagant chocolates, fruits, sweets and more.

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A bibingka, on the other hand, is a Filipino treat. It’s a rice cake that’s also similar to the pancake. I honestly have no clue how else to describe it… but found this article from pinoycook.net that says Bibingka is made from galapong, baked in a special clay pot, lined with a piece of banana leaf, with live coals on top and underneath. It is topped with slices of kesong puti (white cheese) and itlog na maalat (salted duck eggs). The newly-cooked bibingka is spread with butter and sometimes sprinkled with sugar then served with niyog (grated coconut). Galapong is glutinous rice soaked in water then ground with the water to form either a batter or a dough, depending on what the cooked dish is supposed to be.”

So, there you have it… two similar… yet very different dishes… COMBINED!!

At the moment, Half Moon Asian Cafe has five different BibingCrepe variants available: Cheese, Chocolate, Choco-Cheese, Corn-Cheese and Choco-Mallows.

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I can go on with senseless jibberish on how cool and yummy this is…. but honestly, just watch the video and head down there yourself!!! Do prepare for a sugar-high like no other if you get the Choco-Mallow BibingCrepes!!!

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So next time, When In Manila, head over to the HalfMoon Asian Cafe and try one of  their yummiliciously, awesometacular bibingka and crepe combined concoction: The BibingCrepe!


Name of venue: HalfMoon Asian Cafe
Address: 283 Tomas Morato corner Scout Bayoran, Quezon City, Philippines
Phone Number: +632 376-2283
Website: https://masterchino.com/halfmoon/
Hours of Operation: Monday to Sunday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Price Range: PHP 60.00 – PHP 170.00
Cuisine: Asian, Filipino, Desserts

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