Friday, December 24, 2010

linga cookies

a.k.a. longa in Davaoeño




linga cookies (li-ngá; Davaoeño pastry) [n.] sesame seeds cookie. 

A flat circular-shaped brown cookie that is sprinkled with lots of sesame seeds all over the top.

Linga cookies in Davao City

Sesame seeds is called linga in Tagalog and Cebuano. Thus, the name linga cookies. It is good if paired with hot coffee or softdrink (soda)

Mini-linga (a.k.a. mini-longa) cookies in Digos City, Davao del Sur

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