Vegetarian

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...

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...

Stir Fried Green Beans, Corn and Mushrooms 1

Stir Fried Green Beans, Corn and Mushrooms

My recipe for Baguio Beans Gisado or Stir-Fried French beans is our usual go to vegetable dish, it’s not just easy to prepare but it is also nutritious and delicious, I am sure those who had tried the recipes would agree.  While that may be good and quite a popular...

Fresh Broccoli and Apple Salad with Walnuts 1

Fresh Broccoli and Apple Salad with Walnuts

We tried this salad in one of our friends house warming parties and like most Filipino gatherings there are tons of Filipino food served, dishes like pancit, kare kare, lumpia and fried chicken.  While I haven’t noticed all of the dishes served because there are only four that I can...

Scallion Oil Noodles 2

Scallion Oil Noodles

I’ve been trying out a lot of something new that I tried lately like our Chinese Stuffed Eggplant that we posted earlier this month, Zucchini Fritti yesterday and our post today, the Scallion Oil Noodles. This noodle dish we have for today was inspired from the ones I had at...

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...

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...

Hunan Style Steamed Eggplant 1

Hunan Style Steamed Eggplant

Hunan Style Steamed Eggplant is a Chinese vegetarian dish prepared with steamed eggplant topped with a sauce prepared with sesame paste, fermented black beans, soy sauce, sesame oil, chilli oil and Asian aromatics. If you love eggplants this dish is a no brainer, for a meat lover like me this...

Bean Sprouts and Vegetables in Roasted Sesame Dressing 1

Bean Sprouts and Vegetables in Roasted Sesame Dressing

Several weeks ago, I bought this Roasted Sesame dressing for a noodle salad dish that was introduced to me by my friend when we had barbecue at their place. That sauce is quite a wonder sauce, it makes things taste amazing, like how Kewpie mayonnaise transforms things. The bottle is...