Tagged: Vegetable

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,...

Edamame Succotash

Have you heard about this dish? Perhaps not if you don’t live in America but for Americans this is quite popular specially in the American states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Pennsylvania where it is commonly served during Thanksgiving celebrations. This recipe has quite a...

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...