Lumpiang hubad

This dish is made with "ubod", or the heart of palm, especially the coconut palm. In Filipino, "ubod" means core. If you split a palm tree, you will find a soft white core. ... (more)

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Tofu and Vegetables Stir – fry

The nicest thing about Chinese stir-fried dishes is that you can get just about any combination of vegetables available, cut them up in the same sizes, and throw them in the ... (more)

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Beef Cutlets and Buttered Vegetables

This is a variation of pot roast. Actually, I was planning on making pot roast beef with white sauce when I discovered that I had no beef slab left in the freezer. All I had ... (more)

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Vegetable stuffed beef rolls

I haven't cooked this dish in years. The last time I did, I had not yet met the man who would be my husband. This dish was inspired by the traditional morcon. The procedure ... (more)


Fresh vegetable lumpia

Filipinos refer to vegetable lumpia as "fresh" to distinguish it from "fried" lumpia. They both contain sauteed vegetables with a little pork and/or shrimp. In this version of ... (more)


Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup

Chunks of chicken, carrots, sweet peas and corn kernels in a creamy soup topped with grated cheese. Simple, filling, satisfying. Once in a while, we run out of fresh ... (more)


White Corn and Vegetables Soup

Native white corn is a cooking corn. If cooked as corn on the cob, it takes more than a hour to fully cook. It is ideal for cooking when the kernels are sliced off the cob. ... (more)


Adobong Sitaw

String beans are added to the basic pork adobo recipe to cook this interesting Filipino dish. Sitaw is one of the many varieties of string beans. They are usually about ... (more)

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Braised Eggplants 2

Braised Eggplants recipe using a mixture of chili bean sauce and oyster sauce was purely vegetarian, this new dish incorporates a little ground pork. However, it is still ... (more)

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Chicken & Broccoli Pasta

I got the idea for this dish from a recipe on the box of an imported cheese. The recipe called for 500 g. of cheese. Right, melt the entire block of cheese to make the sauce. ... (more)


Nilagang Baka 2

This is a variation of my previous nilagang baka recipe. I used short ribs this time (I used brisket in the other recipe). I also used a one leafy vegetable (pechay) and one ... (more)