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Ninongs And Ninangs: Here Are Noche Buena-Inspired Toys For Your InaanakLooking for last-minute gift ideas?by Lou Velle Mariano .
One of the most awaited parts of Christmas is the noche buena feast. In fact, many Filipino families have their own traditions and secret recipes handed down from generation to generation.
But with everything being modernized, most of us now choose to order our food from our favorite restaurants instead. And there's absolutely nothing wrong with that. However, with these modern conveniences come a great responsibility to make sure the younger generation do not forget the true meaning and importance of the holiday season.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Toys are a great way to help the children remember. Here are some noche-buena inspired toys you can give your inaanak this Christmas.
Tita Chona the Tastiest LechonADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Let the youngsters know that this is more than just a grand food for the occasion but it symbolizes the momentous occasion of being together as a family.
Tita Susan the stickiest Suman
Also, tell them that this suman wrapped in leaves are already delicious on their own but is more enjoyable to eat with a sprinkle of sugar.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Chichi the scrumptious Pitchi-Pitchi
Kids will definitely love this gelatinous dessert, as it is always a pleasure to eat.
Toto and Tata the luscious Puto and KutsintaADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Some kids grew up with peanut butter and chocolate spread.
Little did they know that Puto and Kutsina topped and served with grated coconut are more than just the best!
Bing and Bong the cheesiest Bibingka and Puto BungbongADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Tell your kids that Simbang Gabi will never be complete if you don't bring home a bag or two of these yummy rice cakes.
There are plenty of ways to incorporate the Filipino culture into your children's lives—food and toys are a great way to start. So, for Christmas this year, why not give them these cute replicas of noche buena food and desserts? They're available at Toys"R"Us Trinoma and at selected Tesoros stores nationwide.
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