tiyolo – (ti-yo-lô; Maranao condiment) [n.] roasted mixture of grated coconut meat and brown sugar. The freshly grated coconut meat is pan-roasted till lightly browned and aromatic, then pounded in mortar into tiny bits. Brown sugar is added towards the end of pounding. Tiyolo is often used as aromatic flavoring in tapay and other Maranao snacks and dishes.
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