Palitaw is one of the kakanin delights that mom used to sell in her Sally’s Bake Shop. Palitaw is a small, flat, sweet rice cake made from malagkit (sticky rice) washed, soaked, and then ground. Scoops of the batter are dropped into boiling water where they float to the surface as flat discs – anRead More

Where to Buy Suman in Manila

Suman makes a great dessert for a traditional Noche Buena meal, or they can even be meals on their own if you don’t want to eat anything too heavy at that late hour. This sticky-rice pastry is wrapped in a banana leaf and eaten dipped in sugar or in hot chocolate. There are as manyRead More

Dolor’s Kakanin

Dolor’s Kakanin is probably known as the ultimate brand in kakanin. They are just as good as the homemade kakanin in the province. I was able to buy assorted kakanin at the SM Hypermarket in Libis, Quezon City just beside Tiendesitas. For 140 pesos, I got a variety of kakaning in an 8 inches diameterRead More