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Tsampurado is a sweet chocolate rice porridge in Philippine cuisine.It is traditionally made by boiling sticky rice with cocoa powder, giving it a distinctly brown color and usually with milk and sugar to make it taste sweeter. However, dry tsampurado mixes are prepared by just adding boiling water. It can be served hot or cold and with milk and sugar to taste. It is served usually at breakfast and sometimes together with salty dried fish locally known as tuyo.

Nothing says more about a place more than its cuisine. Tsampurado, the dish talked about here, is a traditional dessert of the Philippines. It is interesting how the video unearths the culinary influences associated with this dish. Watch it to learn how this rich chocolate rice porridge evolved into its present day avatar.

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Tsampurado Video