MOLIDO – Native Delicacy of Northern Samar

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Made from mashed boiled sweet potatoes, ground pili nuts, egg, coconut milk and vanilla.


  • 2 cups mashed kamote (sweet potato) : about 5 medium kamote
  • 2 cups refined sugar
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 1 cup pounded pili
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Mix the mashed kamote with other ingredients, and cook in a carajay over low.
  2. heat, stirring constantly to prevent scorching, until the consistency is thick.
  3. Remove from the fire and flatten with a rolling pin on a greased board to about 1/2-inch thickness.
  4. Cut into desired sizes and shapes. Cool, and store in a glass jar.

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