Coconut Recipes

tag-coconutCoconuts come from the coconut palm tree, which are common in tropical regions. The various parts of the coconut fruit have a number of culinary uses. The seed provides oil for frying, cooking, and making margarine. The white, fleshy part of the seed, the coconut meat, is used fresh or dried in cooking, especially in confections and desserts such as macaroons. Desiccated coconut or coconut milk made from it is frequently added to curries and other savory dishes. Dried coconut is also used as the filling for many chocolate bars.

Bibingka

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This is Bibingka. This is a type of rice cake from the Philippines that traditionally eaten during the Christmas season. It is made with rice flour, coconut milk, margarine, sugar and shredded coconut. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of rice flour 3 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons of baking powder pinch of salt 3 tablespoons of margarine, melted 1 cup of light brown sugar 1 cup of coconut milk 1⁄4 ...

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Ginataang Halo-Halo

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This is Ginataang Halo Halo. Ginataang Halo Halo is an old-time favorite of Filipinos. Typically made with glutinous rice balls, tapioca pearls, sweet potatoes, purple yam, tropical fruits and coconut milk. This is a delicious and filling snack specially if you love anything with coconut milk in it. Ginataang Halo Halo is also perfect during rainy days. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of taro root (gabi), diced 1 1⁄2 ...

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Maja Blanca

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This is Maja Blanca. This is a Filipino dessert made primarily from coconut milk. It’s one of the favorite desserts for Filipinos. Maja Blanca is also known as coconut pudding. It is usually served during special occasions. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 cups of coconut milk 1 can or 14 ounces of condensed milk 1 can or 15 ounces of cream style sweet corn 3⁄4 cup of fresh milk 3⁄4 ...

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Spicy Ginataang Tilapia

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This is Spicy Ginataang Tilapia . Ginataang tilapia is tilapia cooked in coconut milk. This spicy dish, highlighted with the creamy sweetness of coconut milk and the fire of chili peppers, is an exotic treat, even to the most well traveled palates Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 medium-sized tilapia fish, cleaned 14 ounce can of coconut milk 1-2 tablespoons of shrimp paste 16 ounces of fresh spinach 1 small onion, ...

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Palitaw

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This is Palitaw. The word “litaw” is Tagalog for float or rise, which is how this treat is made. Palitaw is a small, flat, and sweet rice cake. It is among the most common rice cakes eaten as a mid-day snack in the Philippines. Palitaw is easy to make with only very few ingredients. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of glutinous rice flour 3⁄4 to 1 cup of water ...

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Buko Juice

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Buko juice, also known as coconut water, is another refreshing and popular drink that is commonly sold on the streets or in restaurants in the Philippines. The coconut meat can be used for desserts such as buko salad, buko pandan. In the Philippine provinces, some use both the coconut meat and coconut water combined with milk and crackers. It is very delicious and a perfect mid-day snack. This is a very healthy drink during the ...

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Buko Salad

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This is Buko Salad. Buko Salad is a Filipino dessert usually served during special occasions. But since this recipe is so easy to make and only require very few ingredients, Filipinos make this dessert any day. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 cups of young coconut (buko), shredded 1⁄2 cup red kaong, drained 1⁄2 cup green coconut gel (nata de coco), drained 1 cup of fruit cocktail, drained 1 cup of ...

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