The Endless Varieties of Kakanin

3 Types of Nilupak


Pounded Root Crops or Banana, Served Plated or Hand-held

Another item for debate but like the former this is usually served and sold with kakanins. A quite unique snack where root crops or any starchy ingredient is cooked then pounded, shaped before lathered with margarine and served with sugar.


Nilupak na Kamoteng Kahoy – Prepared with pounded cassava roots.
Nilupak na Saba – Prepared with pounded cardaba / saba bananas.
Nilupak na Ube at Gabi – Prepared with a mixture of gabi (taro) and ube (purple yam)



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