Vegetable

Kalabasang Ukoy

Ukoy usually is prepared with prawn or shrimps, some version adds buttercup squash, but our post today will be made mostly with buttercup without the prawns. At first you would expect this might be flavourless, well think again, I was surprised as well the I first made it since I...

Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce 1

Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce

Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce is a wonderful fusion between the Chinese and the Japanese cuisine, crispy Japanese tempura style battered Hoki fish fillets with crisp quickly blanched broccoli goes really well with that savoury Chinese black bean sauce. I was fortunate enough to grab some Hoki...

Garlic Parmesan Green Beans 1

Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

Are you looking for some quick and easy side dish with the feast you are preparing? Well look no further, today is your lucky day and found one of the simplest, nutritious, vegetarian friendly and the quickest to prepare side dish, the Garlic Parmesan Green Beans. Garlic Parmesan Green Beans...

Easy Samosa 1

Easy Samosa

I was not a fan of eating Samosa before, I guess that holds true to most Filipinos due to the curry spices that we were not used to eating growing up. When I worked and lived to Malaysia more than a decade ago, I started to eat dishes similar to...

Tortang Okra 1

Tortang Okra

There are many torta varieties and the popular ones we know of are the Tortang Talong, Tortang Giniling, Tortang Patatas, Tortang Kalabasa, Tortang Dulong, Tortang Dilis but have you tried Tortang Okra? Torta basically is a type of Filipino omelette where various vegetables and/or meat are cooked with eggs, so...

Kilawing Labanos at Baboy 2

Kilawing Labanos at Baboy

Kilawin is usually synonymous to raw fish but for this dish, instead of fish, pork and daikon radish is its main ingredient but don’t worry both of it are fully cooked. I think the only thing retained in the original kilawin meaning is the use of vinegar, but does that...

Sautéed Courgettes, Spinach and Mushrooms 1

Sautéed Courgettes, Spinach and Mushrooms

With a lot of leftover courgettes from my colleagues’ garden we have another opportunity to do a freestyle recipe and the easiest way to do this by doing a stir fry. I know, stir fry is so common but for our recipe today it will be a combination of vegetables...

Inaslum 1

Inaslum

If the Ilocanos have the Dinengdeng, Mindanaoans have Law-uy, Visayans have the Utan then in Romblon they have Inaslum. Unlike most of the vegetable soup in the Philippines where there is a set ingredients for it to be called like such, Inaslum is the opposite, basically it’s just a soup...

Zucchini Fritti 1

Zucchini Fritti

The first time I had this dish was at Cotto’s in K’Road, I still remember when I saw a Zucchini Fritti on their menu and was quite intrigued on how they looked like and tasted. I was sceptical at first, but I then realised that Zucchinis can be delicious because...

Ginisang Patola 1

Ginisang Patola

Ginisang gulay is an essential part of the Filipino cuisine whether is abistuelas, repolyo, pechay or ampalaya, they act as a side dish for most grilled or fried meats and seafood but for the budget conscious it can be their main viand. They are omnipresent in most households and it’s...