Rice Cake

Fried Nian Gao

This delicious yummy dessert and/or snack is usually served during Chinese New Year but that does not mean something as yummy as this can’t be served anytime of the year. Fried Nian Gao is a type of Malaysian snack made with Nian gao, taro and sweet potato slices that are...

Ube Tikoy

Adding everyone’s favourite purple ingredient to this Chinese rice cake. Ube Tikoy is a type of Filipino-Chinese rice steamed rice cake called Tikoy prepared with ube flavour and macapuno strips. Tikoy was a staple for us growing up, during Chinese New Year back in the Philippines it was a custom...

Tikoy Turon

It’s a totally different way of enjoying this popular Chinese New Year’s cake. Tikoy Turon is a type of snack prepared with a Chinese sweet rice cake called tikoy wrapped with spring roll pastry then deep fried. Tikoy or Nian gao is a food prepared from glutinous rice flour, it...

Rose Tteokbokki

Rose Tteokbokki is a type of Korean street food where Garae-tteok is slathered in a Rose sauce made by mixing the traditional spicy sauce infused with gochujang and gochugaru with cream or milk making it creamy while toning down the heat. Garae-tteok is the new pasta, it’s so versatile any...

Ube Biko

Ube Biko is a type of Filipino rice cake based on Biko Kalamay where it is infused with ube flavour then topped with a topping similar to yema. Nowadays everything seems to be given that ube twist, from waffles, doughnuts, macarons and even croissants, name it there is an ube...

Kalamay Hati

Kalamay Hati is a Filipino rice cake prepared with glutinous rice flour, coconut milk and sugar cooked in a large pan while continuously mixing until it becomes thick and dense until it holds it shape. Once cooked it is topped with latik, a coconut milk curd. When I see Kalamay...

Peanut Tikoy Rolls

Peanut Tikoy Roll is a Filipino Chinese rice cake prepared with sweetened steamed glutinous rice filled with peanut butter and coated with ground peanuts. Tikoy Rolls is a sticky rice cake popular in the Philippines, especially in locations where there are Filipino Chinese communities. It is nearly similar to mochi...

Kalamay Pinipig

Kalamay Pinipig is a rice cake based on a rice cake called Kalamay, typically made with roasted and pounded immature glutinous rice grains called pinipig where it is cooked with coconut milk and sugar Its St. Patricks Day today so I am posting something green in colour, a rice cake...

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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...