Pepsi Rice

Pepsi rice
Pepsi rice. William Hereford

A perfect example of the intersection of fast food with home cooking, Pepsi rice was chef Dale Talde’s grandmother’s contribution to the Filipino culinary canon. Basically, dump cola on some rice. Don’t knock it till you try it, but don’t let it become a habit.

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Pepsi Rice Pepsi Rice
Fast food meets home cooking in this simple cola-on-rice recipe.
Yield: serves 2
Time: 5 minutes


  • 1 cup cooked rice, warm
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 oz. Pepsi


  1. Season rice with salt and pour Pepsi over it.