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How to make Salvaro (Cassava Crisp)


A mindanao delicacy made from pounder,sun dried and fried cassava. A native and childhood delicacy of many mindanaoan’s.


  • Ground cassava
  • Cooking oil
  • Caramelized coconut cream


Get the ground cassava and form it like a compact disc. Pound it with clean kitchen hammer to form thin cassava disc.
Cook it through brewed water.
Display the cassava discs to the sunny place to achieve a crunchy bite, dry and hard.
In a wok, heat the oil.
Bring the forms of the dried cassava extracts and fry.

Set on the platter and garnish with the caramelized coconut cream or chocolate syrup. Serve and enjoy!