Puto Bumbong a Purple Christmas Treat

Puto Bumbong, a Purple Christmas Treat

Puto bumbong is one of the Filipino delicacies that is popularly eaten every Christmas. It is a purple rice cake made of steamed black glutinous rice called pirurutong. It is served with butter, sugar granules, and grated coconut. Originally it is cooked by stuffing and steaming it in bamboo tubes. However, sellers are now using silver cookwares which makes the preparation of this delicacy more … Continue reading Puto Bumbong, a Purple Christmas Treat

Bibingka, Christmas Coconut Rice Cake

Bibingka, Christmas Coconut Rice Cake

Photo: Kaycie Gayle Bibingka which is a round rice cake made with coconut milk and rice flour. It is baked in clay pots with the coals on top and underneath to evenly cook the mixture . It is brushed with butter and topped with salted egg or cheese and grated coconut meat. It is cooked with the pre-cut banana leaf, thus adding flavor and aroma … Continue reading Bibingka, Christmas Coconut Rice Cake