Mung Beans in Coconut Milk Recipe (Ginatang Monggo)

Mung Beans in Coconut Milk

One of the best thing when you are living in the province is you can get things for free, it is either from your own garden or from neighbor’s backyard. The other day we decided to cook monggo beans or mung beans in coconut milk, we had two head of coconuts from a neighbor.  Mung […]

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Afritada with a touch of Menudo


Meat is seldom to be found on our diet, we usually prepared vegetables and fish but this time is different.  From the meat keep in the fridge we had “Afritada with a touch of Menudo”. Ingredients: Meat bones, afritada powder, green peas, potatoes, salt, pepper, garlic and onions, oil Procedure: Heat cooking oil in a […]

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Bolinao Fish: Cleaning and Cooking

Bolinao Fish

Fishes and other sea foods are expensive in our town because I have heard most of the fishes caught are brought to Manila. It was only seldom that a kilo of fish cost less than a dollar, they mostly cost over $4. The other day, while we are in the wet market we found out […]

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Chopsuey with Chicken Liver


One of my favourite vegetable dishes to eat is Chopsuey, it was a Chinese cuisine adopted by the Filipinos.  We have been planning to prepare this dish for dinner but we always forget to buy chicken liver in the local market. When we are finally able to buy the missing ingredients, we had it. Instead […]

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Banana Plantain Cooked in Coconut Milk

The other day, we decided to cook medium ripe banana plantain in coconut milk, my mother initially wanted to have the banana plantain boiled but since we have one coconut from the hill that my Uncle owned I have suggested to have it cooked with coconut milk. It was been a long time since I […]

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