Cassava Suman

Cassava Suman

Cassava Suman is a native Filipino rice cake (kakanin) that is comprised of grated cassava, brown sugar, and coconut cream. The mixture is wrapped and sealed individually using banana leaves. This recipe is straightforward. Anyone can easily prepare the mixture. The issue might be on where to get … [Read more...]

Suman sa Ibos Recipe

Suman sa Ibos

Suman sa ibos is a simple kakanin recipe. This is pretty much the same as suman sa lihiya except that the later uses lye water and is wrapped in banana leaves. This recipe requires glutinous rice and coconut milk and the wrap is made from buri or palm leaves. The word “Ibos” pertains to the buri … [Read more...]

Suman sa Lihiya

Suman sa Lihiya

Suman is a traditional Filipino rice cake that is usually made from glutinous rice (locally referred to as “malagkit”). Aside from using glutinous rice, some variations also use root crops such as cassava. Suman sa Lihiya is the most basic variation. Glutinous rice is soaked in water for several … [Read more...]