Posts Tagged “rice cake”

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…

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…

LP 22 – Puto

LP 22 – Puto

When I first started brainstorming about what to make for LP 22, I thought of trying my hand at making Tapey, a rice wine common during the holiday season in my mom’s hometown. It requires a yeast called bubud, to encourage fermentation, that I was determined to search for. But, holiday preparations got in the…

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…

LP 10 – Childhood Memories – Bibingka

LP 10 – Childhood Memories – Bibingka

One of the first memories we probably all have as children are sweets. I am no different. Birthday cakes were a big hit, but charcoal baked bibingkas were in a class all their own and evoke their very own special moments. It is a treat borne out of necessity, for I doubt that conventional ovens…

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