Tag Archives: veggies

15 Pinoy Low Carb Side Dishes Idea

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 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 […]

Fried Pancit Canton

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 […]

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 […]