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Prawn Broccoli Cashew Stir Fry

This easy and very simple dish – Prawn Broccoli Cashew Stir Fry takes less than 30 minutes to make. It is gluten-free, low carb and Keto-friendly (just omit the honey and replace cashew to almonds). It can be eaten as is or partnered with steamed white rice. I was thinking of Tofu with this dish,… Continue reading Prawn Broccoli Cashew Stir Fry

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Kalabasa, Carrots and Malunggay Ukoy (Okoy)

Kalabasa, Carrots and Malunggay Ukoy (Okoy) is simply a vegetable fritter – Squash, Carrots and Horseradish leaves combined. It’s a healthy, crunchy dish very timely for Holy Week or any time of the year. Perfect for those who are abstaining from meat or simply just loves vegetarian dishes. Who could have thought, grated vegetables could… Continue reading Kalabasa, Carrots and Malunggay Ukoy (Okoy)

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Laing (Dried Taro Leaves with Coconut)

Here is another great Filipino dish called “Laing” that is composed of dried Taro leaves and coconut milk. It is originally from the province of Bicol. I’m hoping that this dish will get an international credit in the future. Laing is a popular dish in the Philippines mainly served during lunch or dinner with steamed… Continue reading Laing (Dried Taro Leaves with Coconut)

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Ginataang Pork with Kalabasa and Green Beans

This recipe is timely for people who are in the US, as it's actually Autumn there, meaning there are lots of pumpkins! But let me just clarify that pumpkin is not kalabasa... kalabasa in english is Squash. Some of my followers in my Instagram account asked me, what is a kalabasa and what is the… Continue reading Ginataang Pork with Kalabasa and Green Beans

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Lumpiang Togue (Sumpia or Vegetable Spring Rolls) Recipe

INGREDIENTS:1 lb mung bean sprouts or togue1 medium-sized carrot, julienned1 medium sweet potato (kamote or kumara), julienned1 teaspoon garlic, minced1 tablespoon onion, minced2 tablespoons fish sauce¾ cup dried shrimps1 cup fried tofu, diced⅛ teaspoon ground black pepperSpring roll wrapper3 to 4 cups cooking oil for fryingINSTRUCTIONS:1. Heat a wok or a frying pan and put… Continue reading Lumpiang Togue (Sumpia or Vegetable Spring Rolls) Recipe

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Fresh Lumpia

Ingredients:Filling: 1/4 kg pork shoulder, cubed1/2 kg shrimp, shelled2 squares tofu (tokwa), cubed1/2 cabbage (medium size), shredded1 cup string beans, sliced diagonally1 carrot, cut into thin strips1 sweet potato or kumara (medium size), cut into thin strips lettuce leaves for garnishing2 tbsp fish sauce 1 onion, slicedoil for sauteing 2 garlic, crushedpeanuts, finely crushed for… Continue reading Fresh Lumpia