Category Archives: Veggies

Filipino Salad Recipe -Young Ubod and Pomelos with Shrimp Kinilaw

Filipino Salad Recipe -Ubod and Pomelos with Shrimp Kinilaw

If you mention Filipino salad, the first to come to mind would probably be fruit salad. We very rarely serve any kind of vegetable salad on the table, except maybe ensaladang talong or ensaladang mangga. So I was happy to come by this Filipino salad recipe -shared by Chef Myrna Segismundo for the Culinary Elite […]

LangKalabasa Fritters (Ukoy na Kalabasa) Pinoy Dessert Recipe

Kalabasa Fritters

Looking for a healthy Pinoy Dessert Recipe? This Ukoy na Kalabasa is something healthy for the kids to munch on for a Saturday TV watching binge! It’s a great healthy Filipino snack and can double as a filling low fat cholesterol free carbohydrate. You may be familiar with crispy ukoy, usually shrimp, as an afternoon […]

Easy Fried Eggplant

Eggplants are tasty, adaptable, and budget friendly. In times of “petsa de peligro”, they are great for assorted meals that are filling and Try an easy fried eggplant to go  with your main dish or for an easy pinoy breakfast. This is firm, yet creamy, and the eggplant is bursting with aroma and flavor. Eggplants […]

How to Cook Chopsuey

How to Cook Chopsuey On Saturdays, mommies have to clean up the refrigerator and cook all of the remaining vegetables, meat, and leftovers to prepare it for the incoming Sunday market haul. Chopsuey or Chop Suey is always a good meal candidate for this reason. The Chopsuey history is interesting too. It is usually assumed […]

Pinoy Kimchi Recipe: Kung Paanong Gumawa ng Kimchi sa Bahay

Paano Gumawa Ng Kimchi Hindi ko na matandaan kung kelan ako unang na addict sa Kimchi.Simula ba noong manood ako ng mga Korean Drama? O simula nung mahilig ako sa pag fe ferment? Basta me panahon na halos di ako makakain ng walang kimchi. Napakasarap na pampagana at masarap kapartner ng karamihan sa Pinoy food […]

(Slightly Sweet) Super Detox Immunity Green Juice For Kids

Get your kids prepared and protected from the daily environment attack. Everyday, pollution, restricted movement, and unhealthy food are making our kids more and more susceptible to diseases. Green juice can help your kids body absorb nutrients from leafy greens and veggies easier than it does when they chew them. It also helps because drinking […]

Shrimp and Vegetable Crispy Okoy Recipe (Chef Tatungs Version)

The crispy Okoy version that most people know is the shrimp okoy, our version of fritters. It uses small shrimps, and served as a snack with vinegar dipping sauce. My mother sometimes prepares a pure vegetable okoy too, using either togue or kalabasa. One Saturday morning, at the Maya Kitchen, Chef Tatung taught us how to cook […]

Out of This World Buttered Okra Recipe

Level up your Okra with this Buttered Okra Recipe. Winner! Today I am sharing Ms Elvie Pobre’s Buttered Okra. I love this recipe and this is the only Okra that I was able to convince my kids to eat. Ms Elvie is a homemaker who loves innovating food and making “out of this world recipes” […]

Ginisang Pinakbet sa Giniling (Tagalog)

Ginisang Pinakbet Tagalog is a mixture of Filipino Vegetables but unlike in it’s original version, there is no Alamang (shrimp paste) or Bagoong (fermented fish) as a flavoring. It is usually sauteed in pork. This version is sauteed in ground beef. Ginisang Pinakbet sa Giniling Recipe   Ingredients: Assorted vegetables cut up in the same […]

How to make Vegetable Tempura

It happens that I cant afford shrimps or prawns for tempura. But when I’m looking for something to pair with fish or any regular pancit, vegetable tempura comes to the rescue.  It’s a great way to add (force) veggies to your kids (and husbands) body who just wont eat sauteed vegetables. These are fried and […]

Vegetarian Kare Kare Recipe with Tofu

I love Kare Kare but sometimes, for health reasons, and when we’re trying to avoid pork, I cook this Vegetarian Kare Kare Recipe with Tofu. I still get the creamy taste of peanut butter and peanuts with none of the cholesterol. (If you’re looking for the regular Kare Kare, head here: Slow cooked Kare Kare Recipe […]

Kangkong at Tokwa in Chili Garlic Sauce

One of my mother’s favorite dish when she’s on a budget is Kangkong with Tokwa in Oyster Sauce.  As children, we’re not one for vegetables and we’d often get the “sermon” about children starving somewhere in Africa.  When I got older, I outgrew that dislike and now it’s my turn for the speech about children […]

Spinach with Mushroom and Egg

I got some spinach from Baguio and saw this perfect recipe from Manila Spoon. Its a really simple recipe that only requires eggs, spinach, and mushroom. It also works well with kangkong if you don’t have spinach! Spinach with Mushroom and Egg Ingredients: Oil Butter Salt to taste Mushrooms (I used canned mushrooms.) A bunch […]