Day: December 18, 2014

Philippines: Bibingka Sweetens the Meal

Philippines: Bibingka Sweetens the Meal bibingka

On my global hunt this month for local holiday food traditions, I surfaced one of the most humble treats in the world. Called Bibingka (“bee-bing-ka”), it’s a Filipino coconut cake made with locally available rice flour, eggs, milk and cane sugar. Often made in December when the tropical weather cools, it’s one of the reasons it has earned a reputation as the most traditional Christmas treat, […]