GATA

gata
coconut milk


gata
coconut "cream"


kakang gata
the first pressing of coconut milk, thicker than subsequent pressings


ginataan
any stew that uses coconut milk as a prominent ingredient


ginataang mais
corn stewed in coconut milk


ginataang laing
taro roots and leaves stewed in coconut milk


ginataang gulay
vegetables stewed in coconut milk


ginataang kalabasa at sitaw
squash and string beans stewed in coconut milk


The most popular ginataan is the sweet Filipino dish ginataang bilo-bilo.

The word bilo-bilo (sometimes spelled bilu-bilo) refers to small balls of malagkit rice.