For making memories, nothing beats eating puto bumbong in the early Christmas mornings after the Simbang Gabi. Whenever I think of Christmas food, it is the Pinoy native delicacies that always comes first before the Morcon, or even Kaldereta.
When puto bumbong is mentioned, I have this distinct feeling of the wind in my face, and me shivering in front of the puto bumbong table and trying to get some heat from the stove where the seller is whipping up the puto bumbong. It really is such a physical memory!
Native delicacies such as these are part of our Filipino Christmas traditions and one that I’d like to keep up with for my kids.
Unfortunately, no one wakes up for the Simbang Gabi anymore, us being a non practicing family. So I thought maybe I’d try to find something just so my kids will get to know this Pinoy delicacy.
This recipe is from the Maya Kitchen and it has a unique twist because it’s chocolate flavored. And because its from The Maya Kitchen, you can bet its going to be easy! We will be using ready-made Maya Champorado Chocolate Rice Porridge Mix to make this wonderful Pinoy Christmas Recipe.