Selecta’s Pinipig So Munchy So Crunchy Chocolate Ice Cream… A stick of ice cream with a chocolate shell studded with pinipig crunchies… What is pinipig? Immature rice grains that are pounded until they are flat and then are toasted. They are often mistaken for rice crispies.
Kaong is the fruit of the sugar palm tree whose scientific name is Arenga pinnata. Translucently white in color and chewy in texture, the cute-sized fruits of the kaong are a popular ingredient in haluhalo, together with macapuno and nata de coco.
Annie’s Hany Milk Chocolate. Photo by Angie Pastor. Ingredients: Philippine peanuts, chocolate, sugar, powdered milk. Comes in thumb-sized bars that smoothly crumble. The other Filipino candy of similar ingredients is CHOCNUT.