Rice Cake

Pinakufu 1

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...

Bibingkoy 2

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...

Binallay 1

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,...

Kulambo 1

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...

Masikoy 1

Masikoy

Masikoy is a type of rice cake from the province of Pangasinan made with flattened glutinous rice dough cooked in coconut milk and ground sesame paste. Palitaw as most Filipino’s know it is a simple rice cake or what Filipinos called “kakanin” prepared with glutinous rice flour with a bit...

Palitaw sa Latik 1

Palitaw sa Latik

Palitaw sa Latik is a type of glutinous rice cake cooked in sweetened coconut milk then topped with toasted coconut milk curds. Palitaw is a rice dish made with glutinous rice flour dough cooked by boiling it in liquid like water or coconut milk. Cooking is quite simple, you only...

Puto Bumbong 1

Puto Bumbong

Puto Bumbong is a rice cake made of steamed black glutinous rice called “pirurutong” cooked in bamboo then served with margarine, coconut and palm sugar. Puto Bumbong is a type of street food also considered as a delicacy that us traditionally served during the Christmas season, a rice cake made...

Ube Cassava Cake 1

Ube Cassava Cake

Ube Cassava Cake is a type of kakanin in the Philippines made out of ube (purple yam) and cassava (tapioca) baked with coconut milk and sugar. I have some leftover ube and cassava in the freezer and was thinking what to do with them, initially I was thinking of making two...

Filipino Tamales (Bubuto) 1

Filipino Tamales (Bubuto)

Filipino Tamales is a dish highly influenced by Mexico where rice, coconut milk, chicken, boiled eggs and sausages is cooked with rice flour and coconut milk wrapped in banana leaf then steamed. Tamales like most of us know is a popular Mexican dish, but did you know there is a...