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KCC June Challenge: White Food

“Oh my goodness!!!” …. that was the first thought that came to my mind when I woke up this morning with a sense of panic! Tomorrow is the last day of June and I don’t have an entry for this month’s challenge. And the worst part of it is, I’m co-hosting this with Adora… oh boy!!! (now it’s panic attack!)

Here I go again, trying to find time for everything yet I wish there are more hours in a day. This month is still extremely busy with all the summer festivals going on plus the regular booked events. So my little voice is now screaming at me saying ” excuses, excuses!!! either you have a blog post or you don’t! ” I decided to have one even way past the deadline…but still within June 🙂

So with little time and the only inspiration I have is this month’s theme “White Food” because it’s the wedding month. So I decided to make a dessert this time. This is inspired by our traditional Filipino salad but I only use the white ingredients. This is very easy, no fuss dessert and actually really good and have different textures in each ingredient.

So here we go….


  • 1 can almond jelly, drained and cut into cubes
  • 1 bottle pineapple gel
  • 1 bottle coconut gel
  • 1 bottle kaong – white, drained
  • 1 can lychee, drained


I just tasted the water and the syrup of each bottle and I decided to use the pineapple gel’s syrup and coconut gel syrup because it’s more of a neutral flavour among everybody. It’s not too thick and not too sweet.

Really, just mix everything, chill and serve.

You can also add a can of fruit cocktail – i just didn’t do it this time because i’m sticking with the white theme.

Photo by iconica.ca

Comments (6)

  • Ray

    My goodness Diona, you put all the yummy goodies together. I want mine super chilled please.. 🙂

    @Ray: thanks!!! Super chilled it is.

  • chef_d

    This is one delicious dessert! I’ve almost forgotten how much I love nata de coco!

  • Words and Nosh

    Yum, lychees and nata de coco! So good when it is super cold with the AC on inside, haha.

  • Adora's Box

    Diona, this is perfectly white (except for the garnish)! You put all the things that I like together. I like all those chewy minatamis.

  • Ninette

    It looks really refreshing. Of course, white reminds one of cold!

  • Elizabeth of AsianinAmericamag

    What a great “white” dessert! I love almond jelly and it’s so good in the summer. Thanks for sharing! I look forward to more of your recipe ideas especially now that I’m part of the Kulinarya Cooking Club.