Now, I’d like to present you with my third installation of this Food That Reminds Me of My Mom series, featuring Filipino fruit salad, or buko salad. treat made by mixing canned fruit cocktail and other canned fruits, like peaches, mangoes, or lychee, plus nata de coco (coconut gel), koang (palm fruit), macapuno strings (or shredded coconut) with thick table cream and sweetened condensed milk. It’s tropical, frozen, and fun—and the closest I’ll get to making ice cream at home. Gather and mixTo make Filipino fruit salad, start by gathering your ingredients: two 15-oz. jar palm fruit, one 12-oz.