Inkalti refers to an Ilocano's molasses-based dessert; sweet snack made of rice balls which are dipped in boiling molasses. Bamboo sticks (usually used for barbecues) are used to take the rice balls out of the pan and in dipping process. It is the Ilocano version of "Swiss Fondue".
Other varities of foods dipped in molasses are sliced Saba (banana), Camote (sweet potato) and sliced male papaya trunk dipped all dipped in boiling molasses.
Inkalti is essentially foods cooked on the table a la Fondue, as in rice balls (Inkalti nga Bilo-Bilo) , trunk of papaya (Inkalti nga Papaya), banana (Inkalti nga Saba) .