Filipino Vegetable Recipe Archives - myFresha-licious

Filipino Vegetable Recipe

Ginisang Patola

Ginisang patola or Sautéed sponge gourd. This simple dish always reminds me of a simpler rural lifestyle when we were kids in a town far north in Luzon.  Growing up, our Mami or our Lola would cook simple dishes like this. Patola are sold cheap in our town and that makes it affordable to families like us.  Bits of meat, …

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Ginisang Bunga ng Malunggay at Sigarilyas

I haven’t been posting my vegetable recipes much.  Don’t get me wrong, I cook veggies: stir fried,  blanched veggies, grilled veggies,blanched veggies, grilled veggies, but most of the time I cook them the Ilocano way, like pinakbet, dinengdeng, inabraw,  etc.  Lately, I decided to take  photos of my vegetable dishes and show you how an …

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Ginisang Sardinas at Upo

Three years back, when we were still living in Singapore, I posted a similar recipe entitled Sauteed Sardines with Bottle Gourd.  It is very similar that you can accuse me of copying and pasting my own post (evil grin).  That’s what actually what I did, I copied the recipe and posted it here, to save me …

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Dinengdeng nga Saluyot ken Prinito nga Bangus

I will let you in in the world of Ilocanos.  Our world. We Ilocanos love our meat and fish but we love our vegetables more.  Vegetable dishes is often present in any meal time of the day and they are often boiled and dipped in bagoong (fermented fish sauce) or cooked in it. One distinction for us …

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Stir Fried Ampalaya & Bistek

One of the things I always do in the kitchen is “recycling” leftovers 🙂 The truth is I really don’t want to eat the same dish more than twice.  And I cannot stand leftovers sitting inside our refrigerator for more than 3 days.  So, most of the time, I cook just enough for the two …

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Chicken and Alugbati Soup

I am sharing this dish for those people who are trying to eat healthy.  For this dish I made sure that I put less salt and used no oil though I used chicken thigh with their skins on.  The flavor of the dish came mostly from the spices I used and from slow cooking the …

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Gising Gising : Spicy Kangkong in Coconut Milk

Why is this dish called Gising-Gising?  First, gising gising when translated literally to the English language means “wake up! wake up!” Thus one explanation why this dish is called as such is that, the spiciness and fiery hotness of the dish awakens the eaters senses. And if you are like my husband, you won’t stop …

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Suam na Kalabasa, Dahon ng Ampalaya, at Hipon

My Mama often cook this dish but I was not aware that this kind of dish is called SUAM.  All we know is that it is a sauted dish like any other cooked the same way.Suam is how soup dishes are called in Filipino.  This suam recipe of mine is made of almost mashed squash, …

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