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Filipino Snacks

 

Traditional Kakanin (Rice Delicacies)

‣ Bibingka, Kalamay, Biko, Puto, Nilupak, Suman, Palitaw
 

Chichirya (Munchies)

‣ Kornik (corn nuts), Chicharon (Pork Rinds), Butong Pakwan (Watermelon Seeds), Buto ng Kalabasa (Squash Seeds), Adobong Mani (Adobo Peanuts)
 

Tinapay at Biskwit (Bread / Pastry / Baked Goodies)

‣ Pandesal, Pandesiosa, Paborita, Prima Toast, Wafers, Skyflakes Crackers, Hopia, Pilipit, Otap, Pasencia Cookies, Rosquillos
 

More Filipino Snacks

‣ Hatdog, Ispageti, Prutas (Fruits), Banana Chips, Pusit (Dried Squid), Jelly Snacks, Dried Mangoes, Nilagang Saba, Nilagang Kamote (Boiled Sweet-Potato), Banana Cue (Sugar-Glazed Bananas), Kamote Cue, Sorbetes (Ice Cream), Ice Candy, Ube Piaya

‣ Goldilocks Cheesy Ensaymada, Sunshine Crunchy Green Peas, Rebisco Choco Cream-Filled Cracker Sandwich, Ding-Dong Mixed Nuts, Jack n Jill Quake Overload Caramel Craze, Richee Crunchy Milk Snack

 Filipino Snacks: Chichirya

Philippine snacks we all love: Cornick, Cassava Crisps, Sweet Peanuts, Dilis (Anchovies), Garlic Peanuts, Pop Beans, Mixed Nuts, Cracker Nuts, Spicy Sampalok (Tamarind), Sweet-Potato Chips, Lengua de Gato, Turrones, Iced Gem Biscuits

Great for snack packs and holiday gift baskets.

Snacks… More Fun in the Philippines!

Have a Filipino-style snack break :)

In the United States, you can buy many of these Filipino snacks online from FilAmStore.com in Los Angeles!

  • Pinagong: Filipino Bread
    Pinagong
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Pinagong is a type of Filipino bread from Sariaya, a town in Quezon province.

    The name supposedly comes from the word pagong, meaning “turtle” — the shape is slightly reminiscent of the reptile. And the bread is crunchy on the outside, soft in the inside.

  • Pancit Bijon (Pansit Bihon)
    Bihon
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks, Noodles

    Bihon refers to a type of pancit (Chinese-influenced Filipino noodles). These are thin noodles made from rice flour. Bought dry, they look like very thin white sticks, so they are also known to English speakers as rice sticks.

  • Nilupak na Kamoteng Kahoy
    Nilupak
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Nilupak na Kamoteng Kahoy by Angie Pastor.

    For orders in Manila, call 09369815475.

    It’s mashed cassava… See how it’s made!

  • Brown Sugar Nata Cubes & Sago Balls with Evap
    Sago
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Brown Sugar Nata Cubes & Sago Balls in Bowl with Alaska Evaporated Milk. Photo by Toyang Noresa.

    In English, sago (pronounced “say-goh”) refers to a palm from which starch is extracted. In the Philippines, when you say sagó (“sah-go”) the first thing that springs to mind is something that looks like the tapioca pearls used in boba drinks in the United States.

  • Stik-O Wafer Sticks of the Philippines
    Stik-O
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Stik-O is a popular brand of chocolate-flavored wafer sticks in the Philippines. Recently, there have been newer flavors like ube, strawberry and coconut pandan.

  • Biscocho from Batangas
    Biscocho
    Posted in: Biskuwit, Filipino Snacks

    Photo by Mildred Cruz of Biscocho from the Panaderia Pantoja branch in the province of Batangas.

    What is Biscocho? A hard pastry strongly associated with Iloilo province, biscocho is essentially bread that is baked to a toast, and then topped or coated with butter and sugar, sometimes garlic.

  • Bila-bilaong Palitaw
    Palitaw
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks, Kakanin

    Palitao are rice patties cooked in boiling water, drained, then served topped with grated coconut, toasted sesame seeds, and white sugar.

    In the Tagalog language, palitaw means “to surface” and this refers to the flat oval-shaped pieces of rice dough floating to the top of boiling water once they are cooked.

  • Nilagang Kamote, Asukal at Dari Creme
    Kamote
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Nilagang Kamote, Asukal at Dari Creme by Mayette M. Garcia.

    Boiled Sweet Potatoes, White Sugar, and Dari Creme.

  • Minatamis na Saba (Sweetened Bananas)
    Minatamis
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks, Recipes

    Photo by Toyang Noresa. Minatamis na Saba (Sweetened Bananas). Minatamis is the Tagalog word for “sweetened” or “candied.” Philippine fruits commonly made into minatamis are saba bananas, jackfruit, kamias, and even pineapples and mangoes.

  • Filipino Fritter Ukoy
    Ukoy
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Photo of Ukoy by Angie Pastor. For orders in Manila, 09369815475.

    Ukoy (or okoy) is a flat deep-fried shrimp patty or fritter. Very small shrimps are used.