Category Archives: Vegetable recipes

Sukju Namul (Korean Bean Sprouts Side Dish)

This is another side dish I love eating at Korean restaurants. It’s healthy and easy to make. Ingredients: 200 grams bean sprouts 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon sesame oil dash of salt 2 teaspoons spring onion, chopped 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

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Spicy Chai Po with Tausi (Spicy Preserved Radish with Fermented Black Beans)

I got this recipe from my I-ma. I think she picked this up when she was still working in Taiwan. This is an excellent appetizer. The spiciness really whets your appetite. Ingredients: ¼ kg preserved radish 1 teaspoon canned fermented … Continue reading

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Fresh Vietnamese Spring Roll

For a refreshing and healthy appetizer, fresh Vietnamese spring roll is a good choice. It’s made of fresh vegetables, shrimp, boiled pork and rice noodles wrapped in rice paper and drizzled with yummy hoisin-peanut sauce! I based this recipe from … Continue reading

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Tofu Steak with Mushrooms

Tofu steak is a dish usually found in Japanese restaurants in the Philippines. When I was younger, I hated tofu. I thought it was weird and bland. The soft, slightly melt-in-your-mouth texture didn’t do it any favors either. However, this … Continue reading

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Stuffed Bell peppers

I got this recipe from the Youtube channel, Cooking with Dog. Click here for the link.  In the original recipe, they also used fresh shiitake mushrooms as a “shell” for the stuffing. Unfortunately, I didn’t have that so I just … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Soup

When I was younger, I didn’t like the taste of pumpkin. My mom used to cut it into squares and sauté it with pork. I thought it was mushy and weird. However, since pumpkin soup is blended, I tried it … Continue reading

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Atsara

I love barbeques. But what I like even more when eating barbeques is atsara. Atsara or Atchara means pickled. There are many variations of atsara – the most common one is the papaya. However, there are also atsarang ampalaya (bitter … Continue reading

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Hash Potato

If you like potatoes and bacon then you’ll love this recipe. I don’t really know where my mom got this recipe but she’s been cooking this for us since we were young. I usually eat this dish with ketchup or … Continue reading

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Corn Soup with Meatballs

This dish is a perfect appetizer for your main dish. It’s based on Chinese cooking and is similar to those soups served in restaurants. I really love this dish. It’s like those ready mix soups where you just add hot … Continue reading

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