Binagol refers to a popular sweet from the province of Tacloban which is a sweet kakanin cooked in coconut shells or bagol, hence the name. The root crop talyan is the main star, which is mixed with coconut milk, sugar and peanuts. Banana leaves and strings wrap it up. It’s sweet and with its size, it’s meant to be shared. So far, binagol is only available in Tacloban
Chocolate suman moron is one of the best snack ever its delicious and good taste to eat. This Suman Moron (Chocolate Moron) is a smoother variety of suman that is made of ground glutinous rice cooked in coconut milk. Moron is either plain or mixed with chocolate or cocoa.
Sapin-sapin is a layered glutinous rice and coconut dessert in Philippine cuisine. It is made from rice flour, coconut milk, sugar, water, and coloring with coconut flakes sprinkled on top. Sapin-sapin means “layers” and the dessert is recognizable for its layers, each colored separately. It has been referred to as “a blancmange of several colored layers, sweetened and flavored with coconut milk”.
Ginataang Hipon is a Filipino dish consist of shrimps mixed with coconut milk as the main ingredients. Ginataan alternatively spelled guinataan is a Filipino term which refers to food cooked with gata – the Filipino word for coconut milk. Literally translated, ginataan means cooked with coconut milk. This recipe fits for small gatherings at home during summer
This is a classic Filipino recipe which is usually served as an afternoon snack. It is made of cream style corn, whole corn kernels, sweet rice (also known as glutinous rice), and coconut milk. Sugar is added to sweeten it. It can be served either warm or cold. The coconut mil as well as the cream style corn gives it a creamy and rich flavor and texture.
Puso ng Saging (Tagalog) literally means heart of banana, because it is red and it sort of heart-shaped. It’s actually the banana infloresence from where (probably) the banana fruit comes from. The bloom “puso” itself when sliced thinly crosswise is the main ingredient of “ginataang puso ng saging” (Tagalog) or “linabog” or “labog” (Aklanon). It is nothing but the puso cooked in coconut milk.
Ginataang Langka refers to unripe jackfruit cooked in coconut milk. Although jackfruits are considered fruits, unripe ones have the same attributes as vegetables; this was the reason why jackfruit in this recipe is treated as such. As for the flavor, much of it comes from the salted dried fish (locally known as daing); I also like using shrimp cube to add more taste to this dish.