Re-post: Sweet Sticky Rice with Topping ( Bibingkang Kanin)

Bibingkang kanin sweet sticky rice topped with coconut cream custard topping; it’s so yummy and I always feel like  I could eat the whole thing by myself!  It’s  one of my favorite foods and one of my earliest posts, naturally but the photo is blurred, not good at all so I thought of posting it again with much clearer photos and a […]

KCC: Suman sa Lihia

This month’s Kulinarya theme is Suman.  Suman is one of Filipino native delicacies; it’s made of sticky rice (also cassava) wrapped in banana or coconut leaves and boiled.  There are  different kinds of suman; the ones I’m familiar with are suman sa lihia, suman sa ibos ( glutinous rice wrapped in young coconut leaves) and suman sa latik – my favorite of all […]

Cuchinta (Kutsinta)

Cuchinta is a type of kakanin (Philippines’ native delicacies these are snacks usually made with or containing any or combination of these: coconut,coconut milk, rice flour, glutinous rice, cassava). Cuchinta is delicious and super easy to make and is almost fat free and low in calories.. I was actually surprise to find out  how simple […]

Pichi-Pichi

Pichi-pichi is a pretty unusual name for a food, so much more for a kakanin. I don’t know where it got it’s name from but I like it. It sounds like pica-pica which is what pichi-pichi is in essence: a bite size snack. It is a type of kakanin which refers to the many ways […]