Coconut

Coconuts 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.

Buko Juice

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 …

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Maja Blanca

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 all of us at …

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Ginataang Bilo-Bilo

This is Ginataang Bilo-Bilo. Ginataang Bilo-Bilo 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 …

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Suman Moron

This is Suman Moron. Suman Moron is a particular type of suman made with a chocolate layer twisted around the vanilla layer, so it creates a spiralized appearance and it has crushed peanuts too. The crunch of the peanuts is what makes this suman a …

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Spicy Ginataang Tilapia

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 …

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Ginataang Langka (Jackfruit in Coconut Milk)

This is Ginataang Langka (Jackfruit in Coconut Milk). This is a vegetable dish made mainly with Langka (Jackfruit) and few other ingredients. This dish can be cooked without any meat if you are vegetarian. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow.

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Bicol Express (Chili and Pork in Coconut Gravy)

This is Bicol Express (Chili and Pork in Coconut Gravy). Bicol Express is pork strips or cubes with siling haba (finger chilies) cooked with coconut cream or milk. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow.

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Pan De Coco

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 …

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