Tagged: Vegetable

Anchovy and Bacon Fried Cabbage 1

Anchovy and Bacon Fried Cabbage

Most of the times cabbage dishes are boring, who even eat this thing? Its tasteless, its lifeless and it’s usually the unwanted side dish so why bother cooking it at all? I am not a fan of this vegetable but I do cook them once in a while as an...

Tinumtuman 2

Tinumtuman

Have you tried ginataang labong? that Bicolano dish prepared with bamboo shoots and coconut milk? If yes then meet his better cousin, the tinumtuman.  Better? Personally yes, its tastier because of the use of clams which gives it so much flavour.  Similar to most Bicolano dishes like Kinunot, Laing, Bicol Express, Kandingga...

Ginisang Pechay with Ground Pork and Shrimp 1

Ginisang Pechay with Ground Pork and Shrimp

Ginisang Pechay is almost a staple in Filipino household due to its affordability, nutritional value and ease of preparation.  Preparation wise there are many ways to cook this some with cubed pork, minced pork, shrimps, chicken, tofu, tuna, fried fish, Chinese sausage and many more.  Preparation is mostly the same where it...

Clam and Vegetable Fritters 1

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 1

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) 1

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 1

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 1

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 1

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 1

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...