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While a term offensive in Spanish, it is a food item in the Philippines that is far from obscene.
One of the most basic foods in Filipino cuisine, Puto is the Filipino term for “Rice Cake.” Slightly sweet steamed round cakes, Puto are usually white and can vary greatly in size. It is usually served with grated coconuts and usually eaten as a merienda (a light meal or snack especially in the afternoon).
There are lots of variations and nearly every Philippine town has its own unique variety of puto reflecting the differences in regional taste. Some of the most popular are:
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