Rice Cake

Black Kutsinta 3

Black Kutsinta

Black Kutsinta is a type of rice cake from the Philippines derived from kutsinta but rather than a simple rice flour, sugar and water, this version is flavoured with molasses. Most of the time when you don’t live in your original home country and see new dishes and food from...

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Inday Inday

Inday Inday is a Filipino rice cake from Iloilo made with poached glutinous rice flour dough topped with a thick brown sugar syrup infused with young coconut strips In the Philippines there is a rice cake called Palitaw where it means “to float” and that is how that rice cake...

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Deremen

Deremen is a type of Filipino rice cake prepared with a type of young glutinous rice that is burned in its husk and pounded, it is cooked with sugar and coconut milk over wok until dry and sticky in consistency. The wife visited the Philippines around November last year and...

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Pininat

Pininat is a type of a Filipino rice cake prepared with glutinous rice flour, coconut milk and macapuno strings Pininat is a type of bibingka prepared with glutinous rice flour, coconut milk and macapuno strings, a popular rice cake from Pangasinan. Pininat’s name came from the word “pinat” which means...

Cheesy Seafood Tteokbokki 3

Cheesy Seafood Tteokbokki

Cheesy Seafood Tteokbokki is a type of Tteokbokki cooked loaded with seafood and cheese, finished off in the oven to melt the cheese topping. My daughter loves Cheese and Tteokbokki, I love seafood and mixing these elements brings us to this dish that we have today the Cheesy Seafood Tteokbokki,...

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Pinakufu

Pinakufu is a deep-fried glutinous rice dough coated with dried brown sugar syrup. If you visited Tuguegarao City then most probably you have tried our rice cake today as it is quite popular with the Ybanags, and if you had tried it you most probably had it with Sinanta, a...

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Bibingkoy

Bibingkoy is a type Filipino rice cake from the city of Cavite prepared with baked glutinous rice dough filled with sweetened mung bean served with tapioca and jackfruit in sweetened coconut milk sauce. In Philippines rice is very important, it’s a staple food item which is enjoyed throughout the day...

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Binallay

Binallay is a delicacy from Isabela prepared with found glutinous rice flour steamed in a banana leaf wrap then served with coconut sugar syrup and curdled coconut cream. Filipinos love their rice cakes, in fact each region in the Philippines have their specialty like Tupig from Pangasinan, Ibos Suman from...

Cassava Suman with Macapuno 1

Cassava Suman with Macapuno

Cassava Suman with Macapuno is a type of Filipino rice cake made with grated cassava/tapioca with coconut cream and sweet young coconut wrapped in banana leaf and steamed. When I see rice cakes it reminds me of my late grandmother as there was no afternoon that she missed making them,...

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Kulambo

Kulambo is a type of rice cake popular in Pangasinan, basically their equivalent to tikoy made with sugar, coconut milk and glutinous rice flour. Kulambo is a type of netting placed on top and around your bed to ward of mosquitoes at night and have a good night sleep and...