Sapin-Sapin is a kind of kakanin (rice cake) that is said to originate from the northern province of Abra. Known for its different colored layers, it’s often eaten with grated coconut or latik layered on top.
Description: ‘Kakanin’ is a filipino sweet made with glutinous rice flour. It’s popular during Christmas time and great as an afternoon 'merienda’ or snack. This particular kakanin is the thing I miss most when I’m in London, it’s red rice sweet called 'kutsinta’ and my late grandmother used to give this sweet to me as a child growing up in my home town of 'Malabon’.
Kalamay is a sticky sweet delicacy that is popular in many regions of the Philippines. It is made of coconut milk, brown sugar, and ground glutinous rice. Kalamay is a popular pasalubong and is used in a variety of traditional Filipino dishes as a sweetener. It can be added to beverages as well, like coffee, milk, or hot chocolate
Suman (or Budbud) is a rice cake made from glutinous rice cooked in coconut milk, and often steamed in banana leaves. It is served wrapped in palm leaves and usually eaten sprinkled with sugar or coco jam, which is made of coconut cream and molasses.