Filipino Food Pick: Carioca
This Valentine’s season, spread the kindness and sweetness among your loved ones with the traditional Filipino Carioca. Made from sweet rice dough, the ball-shaped Carioca is dipped in coconut syrup and served with a stick.
There are different versions of this simple delicacy. It varies between chewy and dense with shredded coconut, to soft and creamy with a caramelized coating. No matter how you make it, the Carioca can be a filling choice of dessert, snack, or breakfast .
This irresistible snack, sold almost anywhere, is perfect for sharing with just about anyone. So grab a stick or two and enjoy a sweet treat with family and friends this Valentines.