Clockwise from top: Suman – Ground glutinous rice cooked with coconut milk and boiled in young banana leaves. Linusak / linupak- boiled cassava mashed in a mortar and pestle where grated coconut, margarine or butter and sugar have been added. Cassava cake – grated cassava baked with eggs and sugar.
Kutsinta – ground rice, sugar, lye, and steamed until cooked. Best served with grated coconut.
Pan de Sal – The Filipino staple. Move aside bagels. And hey, don’t forget the liver spread.