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  • Filipina Carrying a Bilao
    Posted in: General Info

    A bilao has traditionally been used as a rice winnower, but is now also frequently used for holding food and even for serving food, giving a stylistic “native” accent to presentation.

  • Binutong Pouches on Bilao
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    Photos by SuperNam25. Binutong is a native treat from Bicol province. How to make binutong?   Cook malagkit (glutinous rice) in gata (coconut cream), sugar, and some salt. While still not yet fully cooked, place a scoop of the mixture in a spread of layered banana leaves. Gather the edges of the banana leaves and […]