Tagged: Vegetable

Choy Sum Clam Stir Fry

Freestyling again today and now I am tasked to make a very tasty vegetable dish and I know just how to achieve that. Usually green leafy vegetables are quite bitter, and some are quite tasteless, we are going to change that today by giving the humble choy sum a big...

Tofu Green Bean Stir Fry

When cooking green beans our go to recipe is a simple stir fry with pork and soy sauce and it is a common Filipino recipe which is quite popular in most household, it’s one of those easy go to recipe that is both healthy and nutritious but sometime you want...

Pinakbet Manyaman

Delicious, Savoury and Tasty that’s what “manyaman” means and it is used in this dish as this is believed to be the superior version of Pinakbet. Like the traditional pinakbet it used the usual tropical vegetables like squash, snake beans, okra, eggplant, tomatoes and bitter gourd but instead of cooking...

Hot Sliced Fish and Vegetable Soup

Sliced Fish Soup is a common Chinese soup dish, its known for its easy and quick preparation as well as its simple flavours. It is a good dish on its own but like I said the original dish tastes simple, what would you expect with just a mixture of fish,...

Gochujang Eggplant and Pork

Another freestyle recipe this time its inspired by many East Asian cuisines. Several weeks ago, we bought this Gochujang as my daughter was craving for some Tteokbokki, and like many of our ingredients in the pantry they tend to be one off use hence we have this freestyle series so...

Inampalayahang Manok

Inampalayahang Manok in many ways is like tinola both starts with sautéed garlic, onions and tons of ginger before chicken is slightly browned and cooked in a broth the only big difference is the vegetables used because tinola uses young papaya and chilli leaves while Inampalayahang Manok uses bitter gourd...

Salted Egg Yardlong Beans and Scallops

Another day to clear out our pantry, another day for another ad hoc dish that gave a very surprising result. With my leftover scallops and a bunch of string beans/yardlong beans all we need is a sauce that can make it shine. Soy sauce, oyster sauce, hoisin sauce and tomato...

Hunan Style Steamed Eggplant

Hunan Style Steamed Eggplant is a Chinese vegetarian dish prepared with steamed eggplant topped with a sauce prepared with sesame paste, fermented black beans, soy sauce, sesame oil, chilli oil and Asian aromatics. If you love eggplants this dish is a no brainer, for a meat lover like me this...

Abistsuelas Guisado

The rest of the World call it green beans but, in the Philippines, we call it Baguio Beans why? Because this vegetable is mostly grown in Baguio where the climate is cooler than most of the country. When I was young, I thought this vegetable was indigenous in Baguio due...

Chorizo and Broccoli Rabe

Three simple ingredients when fused up makes this marvellous dish that is Chorizo and Broccoli Rabe, this is the one of the many complex flavours of the Mediterranean, bitter, creamy, spicy, savoury delicious. If you notice I use a lot of chorizo in some of my recipes, I like this...