Tag: Suman
- Filipino Food

Suman (Sweet Rice in Banana Leaf)

Confession! I’ve never had Suman before! I judged the book by its cover; Suman always looked like it had a weird texture, so I stayed away from it. But part of getting in touch with my culture is eating the food, so I decided to not…

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…

Cassava Suman

Sumang Kamoteng Kahoy which is cassava wrapped in banana leaves, is a variation of the more popular Sumang Malagkit (steamed glutinous rice wrapped in banana leaves). Aside from the more simple process of preparing Sumang Kamoteng Kahoy compared to Sumang Malagkit, this kakanin is a favorite merienda to many Filipinos because of…