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No Meat Chop Suey (Filipino-style Stir Fry Vegetables)

Typically, Filipino Chop Suey is composed of meat and vegetables, but today I'm cooking No Meat Chop Suey that includes only vegetables and no meat, obviously. This recipe is good for vegetarians and vegans, or for those people who sometimes get sick of eating meat (just like me in some days). What is Stir Fry?… Continue reading No Meat Chop Suey (Filipino-style Stir Fry Vegetables)

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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