Ginataang Labong With Shrimps

Ginataang Labong With Shrimps 1

I always associated Labong (Bamboo Shoots) with Ilocano Food. My Ilocano father (who avoided coconut cream like a plague) would always volunteer to cook when there’s Labong in the house, and so it was always Dinengdeng na Labong na May Saluyot and Pritong Isda.

15 Pinoy Low Carb Side Dishes Idea

ginisang repolyo with pork and mushrooms

Low Cab Side dishes to partner with your ulam.  For Pinoy cooking, the concept of sides does not really exist. Rather we have a pairing of main dish (proteins) and vegetable on the table. Plus rice of course. On my budget table, I’m always skipping the veggies since they’re not as popular and always results […]

Ginisang Pinakbet sa Giniling (Tagalog)

Ginisang Pinakbet sa Giniling (Tagalog) 7

Dear parents and caregivers! April here helping you relax into motherhood from my tropical island home. Today we bring Ilocano-inspired flavor to a modernized pinakbet using ingredients familiar to busy families. Ginisang Pinakbet Tagalog, or “sauteed Tagalog mixed vegetables”, uses the same bounty of greens and pods as traditional pinakbet but with a lighter, more […]

How to make Vegetable Tempura

How to make Vegetable Tempura 8

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 […]

Fried Pancit Canton

Fried Pancit Canton 10

I see this Fried Pancit Canton in Chinese Restaurants but either I’m not adventurous enough or there’s just too many choice that I always forget to try this. So yesterday, I was looking for something to cook and found pancit canton in my pantry. I  remembered this Fried Noodles. I was wondering why you need […]

Adobong Kangkong

Adobong Kangkong 13

In the province, what we do is just get Kangkong in the backyard and do an instant Kangkong Adobo. When we went to Manila, I was shocked at how much these kangkong costs. I tried to have it in the 1 feet x 6 feet plot in front of my house but I cannot remember […]

Vegetarian Kare Kare Recipe with Tofu

Vegetarian Kare Kare Recipe with Tofu 14

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. There’s a comment below that says that this is not a vegetarian kare kare […]

New updates right into your inbox.


Never Miss A Story

Get our Weekly recap with the latest news, articles and resources.
Cookie policy
We use our own and third party cookies to allow us to understand how the site is used and to support our marketing campaigns.