Bot-ong is an Ilonggo rice-based delicacy most commonly served during All Soul's Day. It is a type of suman.
Ingredients: glutinous rice, coconut milk, salt and water
How to cook: Soak glutinous rice in water for an hour or until the rice grains are swollen. Drain. Add salt and coconut milk and mix well. Wrap in banana leaves as follows in the photos below.
Arrange the wrapped bot-ong in a large pot covered with water and boil for 2 hours or until cooked.
Serve with some sugar to sweeten along with your cup of coffee.