Tag: Glutinous rice
- Filipino Food-

Kalamay sa Latik

This is it.  This is the very kakanin that I have been craving and looking for for so long – the square or rectangular sticky cake that comes with a sweet syrup with latik in it.  This is the same kakanin that our Lola Paring used…

- Filipino Food-

Karioka

One of my favorite street food when I was still studying in UP Diliman (University of the Philipines) is karioka.  Well, I also love the fish balls specially its sauce and the lumpia, and the banana and kamote cues, and other street foods peddled by some…

Puto Calasiao

Puto Calasiao is one of my favourite rice cakes; it reminds me a lot of my childhood as this is one of the things I ask my mom to buy when she goes to the market. Because of this sweet treat it was easy for her…

Suman sa Lihiya

As with most Asian countries, rice is the staple food in our country. Most Filipinos love eating rice. It’s something we enjoy not only during the regular meals of the day…but also during snack time in the form of kakanin (sweet delicacies). One of the popular rice…

Kalamay with Pinipig Topping

Kalamay is another favorite sticky rice-based kakanin (sweet delicacy) in the Philippines.  It comes in the form of a very sticky brown paste, although other colors in less viscous versions also exist. It actually has different versions, consistency, packaging and texture depending on location. In Bohol,…

Suman

At last we found some banana leaf here in New Zealand but it is frozen though, but at least we got some, this means we can now cook some rice cakes which we have been craving for quite sometime now. I grew up with a lot…

Palitaw

Palitaw is one of the many rice cakes of the Philippines which is characterized by its small and flat shape.  These delights are made out of sticky rice that is washed, soaked, and then ground but due to commecialisation you can now find ground versions sold on Asian…

Turon Malagkit: For sure you’ll like it! :)

Turon Malagkit: For sure you’ll like it! :) Turon Malagkit has been a traditional ‘kakanin’ in barrios. And since the time I’ve tasted this, this has been my favorite! I always include this delicacy even in special occasions! So c’mon and taste my Turon Malagkit and…

Bibingkang Malagkit (Sticky Rice Cake)

I guess most of you will agree with me when I say that Filipinos “eat for luck” on New Year’s Eve. Though we believe that everything is all dependent on God’s will, we still practice this tradition which is one of the influences we got from…

Goody! Ginataang Halo-Halo!

This is the kind of food that I consider, “when-the-craving-hits”.  It reminds me of my childhood… my province…my lolas . This along with nilupak, sinukmani, ginataang malagkit at munggong pula were the homemade merienda delicacies my maternal Grandmother would make for her apos. I love it…