Tagged: Vegetable

Clam and Vegetable Fritters

You won’t believe I made this dish with leftover vegetables I have on my bin, with a bit of squash, cabbage, spring onions and creativity we created this delicious dish of Clam and Vegetable Fritters.   It was inspired by two different dishes, the Filipino Ukoy and the Japanese Okonomiyaki, basically the...

Ampalaya con Carne

Ampalaya con Carne basically is the Filipino counterpart of the Chinese Beef and Broccoli where tender beef pieces are quickly stir fried with a bitter vegetable called Ampalaya.  Usually it is seasoned with Oyster Sauce and Soy Sauce and cooked alongside garlic and shallots.  Like most Bitter Gourd recipes, the taste of...

Spicy Mung Bean Sprouts Salad (Maewoon Sukju Namul)

Spicy Mung Bean Sprouts is a dish inspired by the Korean recipe called Maewoon Sukju Namul or Spicy Mung Bean Sprouts Salad. The Korean dish is usually a simple blanched mung bean sprouts dressed in rice vinegar, gochujang and sesame oil but I honestly don’t like the taste of a...

Taiwanese Braised Cabbage with Shrimp, Chilies and Shiitake Mushrooms

If you think vegetables are boring then you haven’t tried this dish yet, it’s one of the tastiest vegetable dishes you will ever try, just imagine dried chillies, shrimps, powdered dried shrimps and dried shiitake mushrooms, this flavour combination is very potent which livens up the usual boring cabbage. Great...

Broccoli and Prawn Sambal Stir Fry

Tired of the usual boring taste of Asian stir fries? I remember one of my friends had this issue before hence he stopped eating Chinese food for a while because most Chinese stir fries for him just tasted like sesame oil. Now because of that I too had been feeling...

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...