They are often eaten alone, directly from the packaging. Kalamay is also used in a variety of traditional Filipino dishes as a sweetener, including the suman and the bukayo. It can also be added to beverages like coffee, milk, or hot chocolate.
MANILA, Philippines — Kalamay Buna or Kalamay Indang, designated as a one-town-one-product (OTOP) by Cavite’s Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), is a famous local delicacy for more than a century to date.
This traditional kakanin is described as sweet and chewy. It is made of glutinous rice, coconut milk, brown sugar, and fortified with young coconut meat or ripe jackfruit strips.
The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office IV-A, in cooperation with Cavite Provincial Cooperative, Livelihood and Entrepreneurial Development Office, sponsored the Kalamay Buna Product Development and assisted the Samahan ng Magkakalamay ng Buna Lejos to improve their livelihood project.