Filipino Native Food · Kakanin

Tinubong ng mga Ilocano

Tinubong ng Ilocos

Tinubong ( Kalamay of Ilocos Sur) at Vigan Heritage Village. Nakatikim ka na ba nito? Isa sa mga native delicacies ng mga Ilocano. Ang sarap!

Tinubong is a delicacy found all throughout the Ilocos Region. The name is derived from the container “tubong,” which the inter-node of a bamboo. Tinubong is a rice cake of sort where sticky rice is cooked with coconut milk inside bamboos. They usually come from Magsingal a town up north of Vigan.

Each and every region here has it’s own version of “Kakanin” and at the same time, each and every local is proud of it. In Ilocos, one of the endemic kakanin is the Tinubong”

According to some comments in our Facebook page: They call this as Binoquey or binongey in Alaminos City, Pangasinan they prepare this native delicacies on special occasion.

Filipino and English Instructions below:




   2 cups of glutinous rice flour
   ¾ cup of water
   ¾ cups of shredded young coconut
   ¾ cups of coconut milk
   ¼ teaspoon of salt

You also need:
   bamboo tube


   Mix all the ingredients.
   Pour the mixture inside the bamboo tube.
   Cover the hole using the foil.
   Put the bamboo tube over live coal for 15 to 20 minutes



Mga sangkap:
   2 tasa ng galapong
   3/4 na tasa ng tubig
   3/4 na tasa ng kinayod na buko
   3/4 na tasa ng gata
   1/4 na kutsarita ng asin

Kailangan din ng

Paraan ng paggawa:
   Paghaluin lahat ng sangkap.
   Ibuhos ang pinaghalu-halong sangkap sa kawayan.
   Takpan ang butas gamit ang foil.
   Ilagay ang kawayan sa ibabaw ng nagbabagang uling ng labinlima o hanggang dalawampung minuto.

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