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.

Pan De Coco

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This is Pan De Coco. Pan de coco, also known as coconut bread in English, is a rich sweet roll with a coconut filling. It is an inexpensive snack sold in the local bakeries. I specially enjoy this bread in the mornings with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Dough: 3 1⁄2 cups of flour 3⁄4 cups of warm water 2 1⁄4 teaspoon ...

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Buko Pandan

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This is Buko Pandan. Buko Pandan is a refreshing dessert quite similar to buko salad. This dessert, however, is made with green gelatin cubes instead of the fruits we use for buko salad. And since I love cheddar cheese in most of my salad recipes, I added it on this one too. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of shredded young coconut 1⁄2 cup of unflavored green gulaman ...

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Sapin-Sapin (Steamed Coconut Layer Pudding)

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This is Sapin Sapin (Steamed Coconut Layer Pudding). Sapin-sapin is a dessert in Philippine cuisine that consists of layered glutinous rice and coconut. It is made from rice flour, coconut milk, sugar, water, and coloring with coconut flakes sprinkled on top. This is one of the Filipino’s favorite mid-day snacks. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of powdered glutinous rice flour 1 can of condensed milk 4 cups ...

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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 all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of taro root (gabi), diced ...

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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 all of 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 ...

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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 all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of glutinous rice flour 3⁄4 to 1 cup ...

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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 all of 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 ...

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