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Bibingkang Malagkit – The Shortcut Version

Bibingkang Malagkit – The Shortcut Version

I tried out the a new shortcut to an old bibingka (rice cake) favorite today and I must say, it didn’t turn out half bad at all! This glutinous rice cake is called Bibingkang Malagkit in Tagalog but in Ilocano, we usually call it Inkiwar which roughly translates to ‘something stirred’. When my grandmother used to…

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Refried Rice Cake

Refried Rice Cake

The girls and I had a cooking spree yesterday, each of us cooking a dish. The Clone made pizza from scratch, Jade made a delicious sesame chicken, and I made a roast pork. We now have enough food so that we won’t have to cook for days! That’s always a good thing in our house…

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Suman – Sticky Rice in Banana Leaf

Suman – Sticky Rice in Banana Leaf

When I think back to special occasions like birthdays and Christmas during my childhood, this delicacy is always present. I had a grandmother who made the best suman and she would always make some everytime we saw her. The whole family claims, to this day, that no one made suman quite the way she did…

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LP 22 – Kutsinta

LP 22 – Kutsinta

I grew up eating these and yet and I never really saw anyone make it. Most times my mom or one of our aunts would buy it for our snack from hawkers who come through the neighborhoods shouting, “pooooto, kutsinta” as they walk down the streets. We’d start running after the guy and tell him…

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Sweet Rice with Coconut Jam Topping

Sweet Rice with Coconut Jam Topping

This is a short cut to making the traditional Philippine rice cake which usually labor intensive when made from scratch and thus was reserved for special occations. I have to admit that it isn’t as good as the ‘made from scratch’ version, but when hungry for some comfort food fast, then this will do. This…

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Rice Cakes and Other Sweets

Rice Cakes and Other Sweets

You can’t go to the Philippines and not eat rice cakes. We had our share of just about every way rice can be made into cakes. We were lucky to find the one in the center of the photo above, it is called “patupat”. It is glutinous sweet rice that is cooked in a vat…

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