Chinese Food · Filipino Recipe · Vegetables

Cabbage Meatballs

Loading… This Cabbage Meatballs or vegetarian manchurian meatballs is an Indian-Chinese fusion dish. Vegetable balls fried and tossed in a wok with manchurian sauce/gravy. Yes, this is vegan food. You got to try this meatless balls. Happy cooking! Cabbage Meatballs (Vegetarian Manchurian Balls) INGREDIENTS: For Manchurian balls:1 cup cabbage finely chopped½ cup grated carrots ¼… Continue reading Cabbage Meatballs

Asian Food · Budget Meal · Chinese Food · Filipino Recipe · Vegetables

Eggplant in Garlic Sauce

Loading… Eggplant in Garlic Sauce is one of my most fave Chinese vegetarian dish!  Its a quick and easy side dish to accompany any of your fave main dish like fried fish or any seafood. It is slightly oily, tender glossy eggplants sautéed with garlic and soy sauce and that hint of sweet, salty in… Continue reading Eggplant in Garlic Sauce

Filipino Recipe · Lutong Bahay (Tagalog Version) · Vegetables

Sitaw at Kalabasa Guisado

Loading… Sitaw at Kalabasa Guisado or sauteed string beans and squash. Simple vegetable recipe that is budget friendly. Happy cooking! Sitaw at Kalabasa Guisado Ingredients: 2 tbsp cooking oil1/4 lb pork, strips or cut into cubes4 cloves garlic, chopped1 medium onion, sliced1 shrimp cubes (broth cube)2 bundles string beans cut into 2 inch strips1/2 head… Continue reading Sitaw at Kalabasa Guisado

Budget Meal · Filipino Recipe · Vegetables

Ginataang Kalabasa

Loading… Ginataang Kalabasa or Squash stewed in coconut milk with baby shrimps or hibe. Simple Filipino lutong bahay, budget friendly and healthy for the family. Ginataang Kalabasa Recipe INGREDIENTS: 4 cups kalabasa (kabocha squash), pared, seeded and cut into 2-inch chunks½ lb small shrimps, or you can alternatively use hibe1 small onion, peeled and thinly… Continue reading Ginataang Kalabasa

Asian Food · Filipino Recipe · Vegetables

CHOPSUEY (WITH CHICKEN, LIVER AND SHRIMP)

Loading… Chop suey or Stir-fry veggies. My mom’s version of chop suey or stir-fry vegetables is with pork. But you’ve got to try this chicken version. Specially, if you’ve been eating so much food in the past few days, maybe now is the time to eat something light today. Try munching on all the veggies… Continue reading CHOPSUEY (WITH CHICKEN, LIVER AND SHRIMP)

Filipino Recipe · Salads · Vegetables

Ensaladang Talong

Loading… Are you thinking about food that you can bring in your family or friends outing in the beach. Try this Filipino Eggplant Salad! This is one of the best food to bring! Easy to prepare and very affordable. Perfect match to any grilled meat or seafood. Prepare it at night and it comes out… Continue reading Ensaladang Talong

Pasta · Vegetables

ZUCCHINI LASAGNA

Loading… This Zucchini Lasagna recipe is so delicious! You won’t even miss the noodles and it’s a perfect dish for hosting friends at home or simple family dinner. Your kids wont even know there is no noodles in it. You know how easy this was to put together? Basically Meat, Cheese, and Zucchini maybe a… Continue reading ZUCCHINI LASAGNA

Mama's Recipes · Spring Rolls · Vegetables

Crab Salad Rolls

Loading… Have you tried the Thai inspired recipe of Crab Salad Rolls. This recipe might be new to some, but once you taste it, you’ll start craving for more. This Thai cuisine salad rolls are so good for any diet menu plan and as an appetizer too. Once you master doing Thai Crab Spring Roll Salad, you may… Continue reading Crab Salad Rolls

Vegetables

Kinilaw na Puso ng Saging with Sotanghon

Loading… Kinilaw na Puso ng Saging with Sotanghon, ay simpleng lutong pancit sotanghon na sinahugan ng kinilaw na puso ng saging with toasted garlic! Kinilaw na Puso ng Saging with Sotanghon & Toasted Garlic (Banana Blossom with Glass Noodles) INGREDIENTS: 1 piece of medium sized banana heart 4 cups of water 1/3 cup of salt… Continue reading Kinilaw na Puso ng Saging with Sotanghon

Nutrition Month · Soups · Vegetables

HEALTHY CHICKEN AND SQUASH SOUP

Healthy Chicken and squash soup is ideal for yout picky eater kids. Best for rainy days or cold weather. No oily chicken soup, this recipe is made to make a healthy soup for the family.  Happy cooking and enjoy! HEALTHY CHICKEN AND SQUASH SOUP INGREDIENTS: ¼ slice of squash (Kalabasa) ½ kilograms chicken, (legs and… Continue reading HEALTHY CHICKEN AND SQUASH SOUP

Vegetables

Cabbage Sausage

Simple, delish and easy to make Cabbage Sausage recipe. An irish food recipe you can quickly make for any busy week. Happy cooking! Cabbage Sausage INSTRUCTIONS: 1 small head of cabbage, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 2 cups smoked sausage (or longganisa), sliced into round pieces 5-6 tomatoes, diced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper… Continue reading Cabbage Sausage

Appetizers · Vegetables

Cauliflower Cheese Balls

Cauliflower Cheese Balls (with Aioli Sauce) Surprising really good appetizer! Best for picky eater kids who doesn’t eat vegetables. Just prepare your favorite garlic aioli dip or you can buy ready made dips in groceries. You may try the bottled salad dressing or in tetra packs for dippings. Like sour cream, thousand islands, bleu cheese,… Continue reading Cauliflower Cheese Balls

Appetizers · Vegetables

FRIED TALONG CHIPS

Crispy Fried Eggplants These Fried Talong chips is a good appetizer too for beer drinkers. But most of all as a side dish to Binagoongang Baboy. Or you can also partner it for Longsilog Breakfast. Wow, it makes me hungry now. Cook it today, it’s crispy-licious! FRIED TALONG CHIPS INGREDIENTS: 3-4 eggplants 1 cup rice… Continue reading FRIED TALONG CHIPS

Budget Meal · Seafood · Soups · Vegetables

Ginisang Tahong at Pechay

Ginisang Tahong at Pechay (Sauteed Mussels and Snow Cabbage) Ingredients: 1 kilo of medium sized mussels, (tahong) 5 gloves garlic, peeled and crushed, 1 thumb sized ginger, peeled and julienned, 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped, 5 medium tomatoes, chopped, ½ tsp ground pepper, 1 tsp salt or to taste (or 1 tbsp fish sauce… Continue reading Ginisang Tahong at Pechay

Filipino Native Food · Seafood · Vegetables

Ginisang Tambo na may Pusit (Sauteed Bamboo Shoots with Squid)

Ginisang Tambo na may Pusit (Sauteed Bamboo Shoots with Squid) Ingredients: 2 cups young bamboo shoots (cut into strips) 1/2 cup leftover adobo squid, sliced in rings 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 medium tomatoes, chopped Salt and pepper to taste 2 tbsp soy sauce Oil Water Instructions: Prepare bamboo shoots by… Continue reading Ginisang Tambo na may Pusit (Sauteed Bamboo Shoots with Squid)

Seafood · Vegetables

Ginataang Malunggay at Alimasag (Moringa and Crabs in Coconut milk)

Ginataang Malunggay at Alimasag (Moringa and Crabs in Coconut milk) Ingredients: 1 kilo crabs (blue or green crabs) 3-4 cups malunggay leaves 1/2 head garlic chopped 1 medium size onion chopped 2 thumb size ginger, cut into strips 3 cups pure coconut milk 2-3 hot red chili, chopped 3-4 green long chili (siling haba) 2… Continue reading Ginataang Malunggay at Alimasag (Moringa and Crabs in Coconut milk)

Seafood · Vegetables

Ginataang Talong with Hipon

Ginataang Talong with Hipon (Eggplant in Coconut milk with Shrimp) Ingredients: 1 lb. talong (eggplant), sliced 1/4 lb. shrimps, peeled and sliced into 2 parts 1 can gata (coconut milk) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp. ginger, sliced thin and small 1-2 Siling Haba (Long Green Chili Pepper) 1 tbsp. bagoong alamang (shrimp paste) salt… Continue reading Ginataang Talong with Hipon

Vegetables

GINATAANG HIPON WITH KANGKONG

GINATAANG HIPON WITH KANGKONG Ingredients 1/2 kilo shrimps, peeled 1 can coconut milk 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 thumb size ginger, thinly sliced 1 small onion, sliced 2 tsp fish sauce siling labuyo, sliced or 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper 2 bundles kangkong (water spinach) washed, hard stems removed Cooking oil for sauteing Instructions: In… Continue reading GINATAANG HIPON WITH KANGKONG

Filipino Native Food · Lutong Bahay (Tagalog Version) · Vegetables

Laing with Chicharon

This Laing recipe is super delicious, very spicy, creamy and the sauce of coconut milk turned into oil smell so good with the over cooked taro leaves. So tender, creamy, very hot and spicy. Add some pork chicharon garnish and you’re in for a good battle with lots of rice. LAING WITH CHICHARON INGREDIENTS 300… Continue reading Laing with Chicharon

Vegetables

Ginataang Puso ng Saging with Hipon, Sitaw at Kalabasa

Ginataang Puso ng Saging with Hipon, Sitaw at Kalabasa Banana Heart with Shrimp, String beans, Squash in Coconut milk. Delicious vegetable recipe for weekend delight! Ingredients: 1/4 kilo thinly sliced puso ng saging, banana blossom 1/2 kilo medium size shrimp, shelled 2 cups diced kalabasa or squash 1 bundle sitaw or string beans, sliced 3 cups… Continue reading Ginataang Puso ng Saging with Hipon, Sitaw at Kalabasa

Filipino Recipe · Lutong Bahay (Tagalog Version) · Vegetables

Ginataang Sitaw at Papaya

Ginataang Sitaw at Papaya INGREDIENTS: 1 bundle of sitaw 1 small green papaya 2 cups coconut milk 1 small chopped onion Patis, salt and pepper INSTRUCTIONS: In a pan, pour half of the coconut milk and add the onion. Bring to boil but continue stirring to avoid over flowing when its boiling. Add the papaya… Continue reading Ginataang Sitaw at Papaya

Filipino Native Food · Vegetables

KILAWING PUSO NG SAGING 

KILAWING PUSO NG SAGING  Be choosy and choose a younger banana blossoms, choose the light color versus the darker one. The younger banana blossoms has a lighter taste and sweet tangy taste than the matured dark colored. Ingredients: 1 large banana heart/blossom, chopped 1 cup pork belly, cubed 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, sliced… Continue reading KILAWING PUSO NG SAGING 

Salads · Side Dish · Vegetables

Ensaladang Talong (Eggplant Salad)

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 cooking… Continue reading Ensaladang Talong (Eggplant Salad)

Filipino Native Food · Vegetables

Ginisang Bunga ng Malunggay (Hagud or Agud)

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 cooking!… Continue reading Ginisang Bunga ng Malunggay (Hagud or Agud)

American Dish · Appetizers · Vegetables

Cheesy Potato Balls

Cheesy Potato Balls Kids picky eater favorite! You can add cheese cubes or any filling in the center if you like to make it stuffed Potato Balls. Happy cooking and enjoy! Ingredients: ½ kg potatoes (irish potatoess or any regular potatoes) 1 egg, lightly beaten ½ cup dry bread crumbs ½ cup chopped onions ¼… Continue reading Cheesy Potato Balls

Vegetables

Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa with Crunchy Dilis

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 3… Continue reading Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa with Crunchy Dilis

Filipino Native Food · Vegetables

Pinangat na Gabi

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 leaves… Continue reading Pinangat na Gabi

Vegetables

Chop Suey Recipe

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 onion,… Continue reading Chop Suey Recipe

Vegetables

Malunggay Kalabasa Balls with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Looking for a budget friendly meal for your family? This is the best meal you’ve been looking for. Full of healthy vegetables and your picky eater kids wont know it! Malunggay Kalabasa Balls with Sweet and Sour Sauce Ingredients: 2 cups kalabasa, boiled and mashed ½ cup all purpose flour ½ cup milk (I used… Continue reading Malunggay Kalabasa Balls with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Lutong Bahay (Tagalog Version) · Vegetables

Ginisang Repolyo at Carrots with Sardinas

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 awhile.… Continue reading Ginisang Repolyo at Carrots with Sardinas