Tagged: Rice Cake

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Biko

I am so craving for some rice cake now, you can’t blame me as I haven’t tried them for quite sometime and now is the payback time. Just imagine I grew up with rice...

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Mochi

Mochi is Japanese rice cake made of mochigome or what we know as glutinous rice. Traditionally this rice cake is widely exchanged during the New Year in Japan but due to its popularity it...

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Bibingka

When I see some bibingka it reminds me about Christmas, it is because this type of rice cake is usually sold outside the churches during “Simbang Gabi” (a nine-day mass ritual before Christmas eve...

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Sapin Sapin

Sapin-sapin is a sticky rice cake from the Philippines, it originated in a northern province called Abra. The name came from the word sapin which means sheets or layer, it is also the main...

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Espasol

Espasol are cylindrical rice cakes that originated in the Philippine province of Laguna. Popularly sold on major thoroughfares, bus stops and specialty shops in Laguna, this rice cake is made out of toasted rice...

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Royal Bibingka

Like the regular bibingka, royal bibingka is also associated with Christmas but mostly in Vigan. Though it shares the name with the normal bibingka they are two different rice cakes as this one uses...

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Tupig

When I was in the university I travel almost fortnightly from my school (U.P. Baguio) to home (Quezon City), in that 250 km drive or bus ride there will be several stops in major...

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Tikoy

Tikoy or Nian Gao is a popular Chinese dessert made out of steamed glutinous rice. The word “Nian Gao” literally means “sticky cake” and in Chinese words it would sound like “higher year” which...

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Puto Calasiao

Puto Calasiao is one of my favourite rice cakes; it reminds me a lot of my childhood as this is one of the things I ask my mom to buy when she goes to...

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Kalamay

Kalamay or Calamay is a sticky sweet snack/dessert delicacy popular in the Philippines. It is made out of glutinous rice flour, coconut milk and sugar usually palm or brown sugar.  There are many types...