RICE CAKES

Coco Mochi

These rice cake balls are stuffed with sweet fillings!
The term mochi actually refers to the sweet glutinous rice flour used for Japanese confectionery and rice cakes, but it is more popularly used to refer to the round rice cake balls stuffed with sweet fillings. ...

Have You Tried These Different Kinds of Suman?

Steamed rice cakes differ from region to region in the Philippines.
Kakanin is one of the most distinct food you can find in Asia. Because of our rice-growing agricultural sector, rice is the common starch in the Asian diet. Since rice is so plentiful, it’s only appropriate that every meal has the grain, ...

There's An Easy Way To Make Kakanin

Plus, it creates the smoothest batter!
Always wanted to make kakanin (rice cakes) at home? Desserts with flour made of rice, unlike wheat flours, don’t contain gluten so here's an easy way to mix your kakanin batter: use a high-powered ,achine like a blender! Even if you beat it longer ...

The Pinoy Christmas Is Not Complete Without Bibingka

Step inside the kitchen of Ferino’s and learn all about their 80-year old bibingka recipe.
One of the telltale signs that it’s Christmas season in the Philippines is when radio stations start to blast “Christmas In Our Hearts” by Jose Marie Chan (admit it, we know the lyrics by heart!) and when establishments get adorned with vibrant ...

These Are The Different Ways We Enjoy Bibingka Around the Philippines

Bibingka has so many versions around the country!
Bibingka, a rice cake usually eaten during the holiday season, is almost always a part of the Pinoy Christmas season. Whether you get it from the roadside stalls after Misa de Gallo or Simbang gabi, or order it from your favorite resto serving it, bibingka has ...

Ube Leche Flan Suman Recipe

This has three Filipino favorites in one!
We love suman, but we have to admit, not all kinds of kakanin are made equal. This suman rises above them all by combining two other Filipino favorites: leche flan and ube halaya! With every log of suman, you get creamy, earthy ube, ...

Corn and Cheese Puto Recipe

Corn and cheese combine to make this puto tastier and better.
You can add many things to puto, or steamed rice cakes, but there is one flavor that many people love: cheese. What's so great about this ingredient is that it's highly versatile! You can add it to dessert, to the main dish, make it ...
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