Vegetable

Tuyong Pinakbet

Some like it wet, some like it dry, which side are you? Tuyong Pinakbet is a Filipino dish of mixed vegetables like eggplants, string beans, okra, squash and bitter melon stir fried with garlic, onions and tomatoes. There are many ways to cook Pinakbet but as long as the key...

Cabbage, Mushroom and Lap Cheong Stir Fry

Cabbage, Mushroom and Lap Cheong Stir Fry is a simple Chinese inspired stir fry prepared with cabbage and lap cheong as its main ingredient then is accompanied by young corn, mushrooms, spring onions and red pepper. The Lap Cheong on this stir fry gives it a lot of flavour that...

Giniling with Alugbati at Kalabasa

Giniling Kalabasa at Alugbati is a simple Filipino vegetable soup dish prepared with minced pork, alugbati (Malabar spinach) and buttercup squash. It’s simple, delicious, nutritious and affordable, this is what a dinner should be! In your home country what does the typical daily meal look like? It’s interesting to see...

Braised Green Beans and Eggplant in Soy Sauce

Braised Green Beans and Eggplant in Soy Sauce is a popular Chinese dish prepared by stir frying Green Beans and Eggplant in soy sauce infused with garlic, onions and chillies. If you love dining in at Chinese restaurants then our recipe for today is nothing new, a very common dish...

Eight Treasure Stir Fry (Happō-sai)

Eight Treasure Stir Fry or Happō-sai is a popular Japanese dish prepared with eight ingredients consisting of different vegetables, meats, and seafood where it is stir fried then thickened with potato starch. Japanese stir fry might not be as popular as the Chinese stir fries, but they do exist, it...


Kangkung Belacan

Kangkung Belacan is a Malaysian vegetable side dish prepared with water spinach called Kangkung stir fried with spices, aromatics and a shrimp paste called belacan. In Malaysia this dish was quite common, I saw this vegetable dish almost everywhere I dined in. A dish closely similar to the Filipino dish...

Belacan Squid and Snake Beans

Belacan Squid and Snake Beans is a spicy pungent, yet delicious Malaysian inspired dish prepared with squid and snake beans stir fried with lots of shallots, chillies and a fermented shrimp paste called Belachan. I think Filipino’s would love this Belacan Squid and Snake Beans, while the Philippine cuisine does...

Chao Pat Chin

Chao Pat Chin is a Filipino Chinese dish of stir-fried vegetables, seafood, and meats. It is almost similar to chopseuy, but the cooking method used on this dish leaves the vegetables crisp and not overcooked. Chao Pat Chin or Chow Pat Chin may look like chopseuy but are there any...

Ginisang Upo and Spinach

Ginisang Upo and Spinach is a Filipino dish of stir-fried bottle gourd, tomatoes, prawns, and spinach that is then quickly braised on chicken stock. My grandfather loves planting vegetables, especially the ones featured on this dish. I still remember we have a lot of vegetables grown at home and most...

Cauliflower Puree

Cauliflower Puree is a dish of pureed cauliflower prepared with butter, parmesan cheese and cream, usually served as a side dish and best paired with steaks and fish. I wanted to try this for a long time but we always use up our cauliflower on the different recipes I post...