Salads · Side Dish · Vegetables

Ensaladang Talong (Eggplant Salad)

Loading… Ensaladang Talong (Eggplant Salad) Fried tilapia plus ensaladang talong. Extra rice please.. Kain po tyo mga ka-MGR! This recipe is a classic favorite salad partner to any crispy fried fish with lots of steamed rice. So yunmy! Ingredients: 8-10 eggplants 5 tomatoes, cubes 1 onion, thinly sliced 1/2 head ginger (finely chopped) 2 tbsp… Continue reading Ensaladang Talong (Eggplant Salad)

Filipino Native Food · Vegetables

Ginisang Bunga ng Malunggay (Hagud or Agud)

Loading… Ginisang Bunga ng Malunggay (Hagud or Agud) Sauteed Moringa Fruit In kapampangan they call it Hagud or Agud. Another native vegetable recipe that is very nutritious and healthy for your family. Vegetable recipes are surely a family goal recipe for long life. Keep a a habit of eating vegetables and be healthy always. Happy… Continue reading Ginisang Bunga ng Malunggay (Hagud or Agud)

American Dish · Appetizers · Vegetables

Cheesy Potato Balls

Loading… These cheesy potato balls are crunchy and soft in the inside. It’s a picky eater favorite and kids love these! You can add cheese cubes or any fillings like bacon strips or even ham. Happy cooking and enjoy! Cheesy Potato Balls (Croquettes) INGREDIENTS: ½ kg potatoes (irish potatoess or any regular potatoes) 1 egg,… Continue reading Cheesy Potato Balls


Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa with Crunchy Dilis

Loading… Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa with Crunchy Dilis Ingredients: 1 lb squash (kalabasa), sliced into cubes 8 pieces string beans (sitaw), cut into 2 inch pieces ¾ cup dilis (fried) 2 cups of coconut milk 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 5 cloves garlic, crushed ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper 2 to 2½ tablespoons fish sauce… Continue reading Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa with Crunchy Dilis

Filipino Native Food · Vegetables

Pinangat na Gabi

Loading… Ingredients: 1 pack fresh gabi/taro leaves – cut the stalks and slice in 2 inches length 1 lb. ground pork 2 cans gata (coconut milk) 1 tbsp. bagoong alamang (shrimp paste) 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup red onions, chopped 4 tbsps. ginger, sliced thin 4 pcs. hot chili peppers tanglad stalks/leaves or coconut… Continue reading Pinangat na Gabi


Chop Suey Recipe

Loading… This Chop Suey Recipe is just the best combo of vegetables with shrimp, pork, liver. Absolutely healthy and delicious! True blue classic chopsuey. 2 Recipe version: English and Tagalog Translation Chop Suey Recipe (English Version) Ingredients: 1/4 kilo kasim pork 1/4 kilo pork liver 1/4 kilo shrimp medium 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 medium… Continue reading Chop Suey Recipe


Malunggay Kalabasa Balls

Loading… Looking for a budget friendly meal for your family? Try the Malunggay and Kalabasa Balls. This is the best meal you’ve been looking for. Para sa Petsa de Peligro, tipid ulam ideas at healthy pa! Full of healthy vegetables and your picky eater kids wont know it! Malunggay Kalabasa Balls with Sweet and Sour… Continue reading Malunggay Kalabasa Balls

Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Vegetables

Ginisang Repolyo at Carrots with Sardinas

Loading… Are you thinking of a simple but healthy dish and yet affordable, why not try Ginisang Repolyo at carrots with sardines! There are days in a month where we have to curl a little to save money because our budget becomes tight. Don’t worry, most of us needs to do that every once in… Continue reading Ginisang Repolyo at Carrots with Sardinas

Side Dish · Vegetables

Mama’s Buttered Mixed Vegetables

Loading… Today I am going to share a quick and easy side dish Mama’s Buttered Mixed Vegetables. Great side dish to any fried, roast or grilled meat or Shrimp recipes. In fact you can cook it in just 15 minutes. Its quick, easy and absolutely delicious! My family loves, the whole pan of mixed vegetables were… Continue reading Mama’s Buttered Mixed Vegetables

Tofu · Vegetables


These Tofu Vegetable Patties or Tokwa Burger are so healthy! Are you thinking of a healthy lunch pack for your kids? This Tofu vegetable patties are affordable, made of veggies but not so obvious that its made of vegetables! Yup, your picky eater kids won’t know its made of veggies. Atleast for the first two… Continue reading TOFU VEGETABLE PATTIES RECIPE (Tokwa)

Filipino Native Food · Pork Recipes · Vegetables

Spicy Laing with Bagnet

This Spicy Laing with Bagnet Recipe is your ultimate laing craze. Spicy ginataang gabi paired with the oh so crispy pork belly or the Ilocos Bagnet. Get ready to fight with a pot of hot rice and coke litro. Ansarap! Spicy Laing with Bagnet Recipe For the Spicy Laing Recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 pack (3.5 oz… Continue reading Spicy Laing with Bagnet


Tortang Kalabasa with Malunggay

Ingredients: ½ cup malunggay leaves 1 cup squash, thinly sliced 2  onion, medium size 1 cup flour 2  eggs, beaten ground pepper cooking oil salt to taste Cooking Instructions: Using a buko scraper or any grater (pangkayod) scrape the squash into thin strips and transfer to a bowl. Sliced onions. In another small bowl, beat… Continue reading Tortang Kalabasa with Malunggay


Chopsuey ( Sauted Chicken, Vegetables And Quail Eggs)

Chopsuey Recipe Sauteed Chicken, Vegetables And Quail Eggs INGREDIENTS: 1 chicken breast, cut into strips mixed vegetables( carrots, broccoli, cauliflower,snowpeas,young corn,sayote or any vegetables you want.) 1 medium size onion 3 cloves garlic crushed 3 tbs butter-optional 1 tbs vegetable oil or 2 tbs of cooking oil if no butter 2 tbs cornstarch diluted in… Continue reading Chopsuey ( Sauted Chicken, Vegetables And Quail Eggs)


Laing Recipe

Miss mo na ba ang laing or Ginataang dahon ng Gabi Recipe ni Nanay na naglalatik latik sa gata? Napakasarap po nito lalo na sa pangalawang araw. Dahil nanunuot na sa sarap ang gata sa mga dahon ng gabi, mainit man or malamig. Nagaagawan kami nito sa bahay kapag may tirang laing sa ref dahil… Continue reading Laing Recipe

Eggs · Vegetables

Broccoli Cheese Quiche 

Ingredients: Shortcrust pastry 1 2/3 cup flour 125g butter cubed 1 egg yolk keep the egg white for later 2 tablespoons cold water Instructions: Add the flour and butter to a food processor blitz until it resembles breadcrumbs now add the egg yolk and water blitz until its starts to form a ball I then… Continue reading Broccoli Cheese Quiche 


Baked Potatoes with Tuna & Mornay Sauce

  Ingredients: 4 pcs Large Potatoes Tuna mornay 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 small teaspoon garlic salt 800ml full cream milk 1 small teaspoon massal chicken stock powder 1 tin corn cernels drained 1/2 cup frozen peas 1/2 red onion sliced Chopped chives 1 tin tuna in brine 1/2 cup grated cheese… Continue reading Baked Potatoes with Tuna & Mornay Sauce


Togue Guisado (Sauteed Bean Sprouts)

Ingredients: 1/2 lb. pork, thinly sliced (optional) 1/4 lb king prawn 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, thinly strips Green beans sliced 5 tbsp. oyster sauce pepper, to taste 1/2 to 1 lb. togue (bean sprouts)   Instructions: Cook pork in a pan with oil over medium heat… Continue reading Togue Guisado (Sauteed Bean Sprouts)

Appetizers · Copycat Recipes · Side Dish · Vegetables

Mojo Potatoes ala Shakey’s

Always craving for Shakey’s Mojo Potatoes? Me too! But you can prepare your own at home and of course make sure to buy your favorite sour cream dipping sauce and cheese sauce at the groceries. It will definitely satisfy your cravings. Enjoy! Mojo Potatoes ala Shakey’s INGREDIENTS: 6 russet potatoes, sliced thinly   2 eggs, beaten… Continue reading Mojo Potatoes ala Shakey’s

Filipino Recipe · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Vegetables

Gising Gising

Gising gising is best to partner when you’re cooking Sinigang. Our ancestors probably thought of the best way to make use of kangkong stalks left over than just discarding it. I am not sure why it is called that name, but they probably named it Gising gising because of the spicy adrenalin it gives. Gising… Continue reading Gising Gising

Filipino Recipe · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Vegetables

Ginataang Kangkong

Budget friendly Filipino lutong bahay. Pair it with Daing na Bangus with salted egg and fresh sliced tomatoes. Oh yeah its super yummy! Ginataang Kangkong Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups (1 can) coconut cream 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon garlic, minced 2 tablespoons ginger, grated 3 medium onion, sliced 1 teaspoon rock salt/patis 2 long chili… Continue reading Ginataang Kangkong

Budget Meal · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Vegetables

Sayote Guisado in Oyster Sauce

Simple and healthy vegetable menu you can make. This is just vegetable, but if you have a left over meat (pork, chicken or beef or hibe, giniling) you can fillet it and add to your sautee. Otherwise this recipe is delicious enough! Sayote Guisado in Oyster Sauce INGREDIENTS: 1 tbsp oil 3-5 cloves garlic, minced… Continue reading Sayote Guisado in Oyster Sauce

Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Seafood · Shrimps · Vegetables

Ginataang Hipon, Kalabasa at Sitaw with Ginisang Alamang

Simpleng lutong bahay, classic at super favorite ng lahat. Ginataang Hipon, Kalabasa at Sitaw with Ginisang Alamang for the win.. Siguradong mapaparami ka sa kanin. Extra rice please! Ginataang Hipon, Kalabasa at Sitaw with Ginisang Alamang Ingredients: 1 kilo shrimp, trimmed and cleaned 10 strings beans (sitaw), cut into 2½ inch length 2 cups kalabasa… Continue reading Ginataang Hipon, Kalabasa at Sitaw with Ginisang Alamang

Filipino Recipe · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Vegetables


“Pinakbet is from the Ilocano word “pinakebbet” meaning shriveled or shrunk in reference to the cooking technique where the vegetables are cooked until shriveled to a dry stage. The dish has also been regionally modified to include a different version based on the flavoring agent used. Ilocanos use fish bagoong (bagguong to the region) which… Continue reading PINAKBET


Guisadong Repolyo

INGREDIENTS: 1 head repolyo (cabbage) 2 tbsp. oil 1/2 lb. pork, sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, sliced 2 tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup shrimps, shelled and deveined (optional) 1 cup vegetable broth (or water) salt and pepper, to taste Repolyo Guisado (Sautéed Cabbage) Recipe INSTRUCTIONS: Wash cabbage well. Drain and sliced. Set aside. In… Continue reading Guisadong Repolyo

Food Business · Street food · Vegetables

Siomai Gulay

Siomai Gulay or vegetable siomai/dumplings is pure vegetable plus tofu. It doesn’t contain any meat. Great for your picky eater kids who doesn’t eat vegetables. For some who is confused, Siomai is basically pork dumplings and what we call dumplings in general can have any fillings in it. I call it siomai gulay because its… Continue reading Siomai Gulay



Ingredients: 6 cloves garlic, crushed 1 pc medium onion,sliced 2 tbsp oyster sauce 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 can (234 g) Pineapple chunks drained (reserve syrup) 3 bunches kangkong, leaves and tender stalks only 1 tsp toasted garlic, chopped Instructions: In a pan, heat oil and saute half of garlic until brown. Set aside. In the… Continue reading PINYA KANGKONG

Budget Meal · Lumpia/Spring Rolls · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Vegetables

Crispy Lumpiang Gulay at Togue

Vegetable and mung bean sprouts spring rolls or lumpiang gulay at togue is another great accompaniment for lugaw or goto. It is a Filipino vegetable roll that is serve with spiced vinegar. Yummmy!  So what is the secret in crispy lumpiang gulay? If there is too much filling in the roll it turn soggy quickly… Continue reading Crispy Lumpiang Gulay at Togue

Eggs · Vegetables

Tortang Talong with Crabmeat

Tortang Talong with Crabmeat (Eggplant Omelet with Crab) Ingredients: 3 medium chinese eggplants (broiled for 12 minutes) 4 eggs, beaten 1 cup fresh crabmeat 1 medium yellow onion, chopped ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon garlic powder a dash of ground black pepper 8 tablespoons cooking oil Instructions: Heat a pan and add little bit of… Continue reading Tortang Talong with Crabmeat


Ginataang Lubi Lubi ng Bicol

Ingredients: 1 bundle young lubi lubi leaves 1 teaspoon alamang 1/4 kilo liempo ( slice thin ) Or you can also use Tinapa instead of pork liempo 3 cups coconut milk onion garlic Procedure: Make sure to use only the young leaves of lubi lubi. Slice and chopped the leaves into 3 or 4. In… Continue reading Ginataang Lubi Lubi ng Bicol

Side Dish · Vegetables

Burong Mustasa

Fermented Mustard Leaves  Ingredients: 1 kilo mustasa leaves 2 1/2 Liters water 1 cup coarse salt (for squeezing) 1/2 cup table salt (for drenching) 4 knob gingers, thin Julienne cut Instructions: 1. Clean and wash thoroughly the mustasa leaves in running water. 2. Separate all the old leaves and slice off the roots. About 2… Continue reading Burong Mustasa