INFOGRAPHIC: Know Your Pinoy Kakanin

These Filipino native delicacies, or kakanin, usually show up on our kitchen tables for merienda or dessert. Learn how to make your favorites!


 

1 Sapin-sapin

This chewy rice cake usually has three fun-colored layers: white, yellow, and purple!

 

2 Kutsinta

This steamed rice cake is a favorite mid-day snack in the Philippines. Enjoy it with freshy-grated coconut! 

 

3 Puto

Watch this video to learn how to make this fluffy steamed cake! 

 

4 Maja Blanca

This corn and coconut dessert is delicious when topped with latik or toasted coconut. Watch how you can make it here

 

5 Pichi-pichi

This snack is made from grated cassava. Roll it in cheese or grated coconut for a tropical treat. 

 

6 Palitaw

During the boiling process, your palitaw will float to the top. That's when you know it is cooked! Watch how you can make it at home here

 

7 Bibingka

Check out our step-by-step guide on how to make your favorite holiday snack! 

 

8 Suman

You can have this for breakfast, merienda, or dessert. Have you tried stuffing it with chocolate before? Learn how to do it here

 

9 Biko

Jazz up your regular biko with something tart and fragrant: calamansi rind! Watch our tutorial here

 

10 Puto Bumbong

Enjoy your puto bumbong with freshly grated coconut, butter, and muscovado sugar. 

 

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