Category: Vegetables

Beef Pochero

If you like red meat and vegetables, then you will love Beef Pochero (Beef and Sausage Stew.) But make sure you have time, because the beef takes a long time to stew, a good hour to 90 minutes. I say start the beef and vegetables, and…

Chicken Sopas

Regardless of our cultural background, every single one of us has a “nanay.” It is the name or term most Filipinos use to call their mothers. “Nanay” or mom is the first comforting word we uttered when we were sick, and when we were hurt both…

Tortang Talong

Tortang Talong or Eggplant Omelette is a Filipino dish made out of eggs and eggplant. A very popular breakfast item served together with sinangag (garlic fried rice) and catsup, it’s easy to make and it’s cheap. There are two ways of making this simple meal one…

Cooking Ginisang Munggo with Dried Shrimps Like A Pro

Ginisang Munggo is a common and typical dish in the Philippines. It is one of the simplest and easiest dish to make aside from the very cheap cost of cooking it. Ginisang Munggo plays  a big part at the Filipino culture in terms of foods and…

Nilagang Baka

Nilagang Baka

Nilagang Baka Favorite Sunday lunch menu! I remember my mom used to cook Nilagang Baka every Sunday when we were growing up. This recipe is one of the simplest & effortless yet flavorful dishes you can make & also one of the family’s favorite Sunday dish.…

Filipino Food Fridays: Guisadong Chayote

Guisadong Chayote is an easy vegetable dish to make, if you’re good at peeling and deveining shrimp, which is the most complicated part of the recipe. But don’t let that discourage you. Chayote has lots of vitamins and minerals, like Vitamin C, Manganese and Zinc. I…

Filipino Food Fridays: Lumpia

Lumpia was the most requested dish from the viewers on my YouTube channel and I was afraid to make it because I knew it was not going to be easy for someone like me who has not rolled a piece of lumpia before. I had to…

Dynamite (Relyenong Sili)

Marami ang nagtatanong ano daw ang tinatawag na dynamite… Ito ba raw iyong ginagamit ng mga mangingisda? Sabi ko naman, oo pero hindi sa dagat ito pinapasabog; sa bunganga ito at sa tiyan sasabog! Hehehe…joke lang. Sa sobrang anghang kasi eh, talagang sabog sa pakiramdam.  Lalo…

Bulanglang

Bulanglang and Pinakbet what is the difference between the two? Though the ingredients might be the same the way it is cooked and flavoured is different, as a start we can safely say that Bulanglang is the recipe of the Tagalog’s and Pinakbet is for the Ilocano’s. Another difference is…

Filipino Food Fridays: Bulanglang

This is the first fish dish that I have made under my Filipino Food Fridays segment. I was always afraid of fish because of the tinik, but I purchased frozen bangus, which was butterflied and de-boned, so I didn’t have to worry about tinik, just a…

Filipino Food Fridays: Pinakbet

I used to go to lunch with the Filipino group at work–my parents retired to the Philippines and I don’t get Filipino home cooking anymore–and because my coworkers are organized, and because I just show up to eat and socialize, I don’t normally remember what we…

Filipino Food Fridays: Nilagang Manok

So I got a request to cook Nilagang Baka, and that is on my list of things to make, but I figured I’d start with Nilagang Manok because that was the recipe in my book. This was a very easy dish to make and it turned…

Sisig Tofu with Crispy Kangkong (Water Spinach)

Sisig Tofu with Crispy Kangkong (Water Spinach)

Sisig is a Filipino dish which originated from Pampanga. The usual main ingredient of sisig is pork but nowadays different ingredients are being used by local chefs such as chicken, fish, squid, and so on. Sisig tofu is a healthy alternative in cooking sisig. If you…

Adobong Kangkong

When I saw this post from Ray @ Wok With Ray, I was stunned as I never saw an Adobong Kangkong dish beautifully presented like those. After reading that post comes the drooling then next is the hunger as I haven’t made this simple yet wonderful dish for ages.…

Rellenong Talong

While some will contend that this is more of an omelette than a stuffed vegetable I believe it’s the latter as the definition of relleno in Spanish is “stuffed”. The omelette version of this dish is called Tortang Talong where it does not contain meat on…