tikoy

Layered Tikoy (Sweet Rice Cake/Nian Gao)

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We love tikoy! It’s the first food that comes to mind when we think of Chinese New Year. We had this habitual trip to Binondo weeks prior to the Lunar New Year to get our hands on this well-loved delicacy. My parents would always buy tons of the white-colored ones, mostly to share with families …

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Homemade Tikoy – 3 Flavors (White, Ube, Brown Sugar)

My father is half Chinese. Though there’s a lot more Filipino blood running through my veins, there’s a good number of Chinese traditions (and superstitions) that we practice at home. I grew up having Tikoy, especially around the lunar new year. Eating (and giving away) this beloved Chinese rice cake was an annual event in …

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