Tag Archives: Vegetarian

Gateau Le Sans Rival 2.0

Wow, thanks for stopping by!  A few weeks ago, bursting with creativity (and probably running on sugar), my goddaughter Lala decided to take on Gateau Le Sans Rival.  Although I had made this torte a dozen times, directions-wise, there is … Continue reading

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No Cooking Today!

Happy Wednesday!  Though not cooking today, I’m definitely eating.  I should practice on rolling these babies.  I apologize, they are not very sexy (the rolls).  First time.  Rice paper wrap is not a Filipino thing, and although I enjoy them … Continue reading

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Fried Spring Roll (Sumpia)

I have leftover filling from yesterday’s lunch and I wrapped them in ready-made lumpia wrappers (available in Asian stores).  This version is fried and dipped in either sweet and sour sauce or vinegar/soy dipping sauce. Ingredients 1 oz vinegar 1 … Continue reading

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Fresh Lumpia (Lumpiang Sariwa)

Fresh Lumpia is a traditional Filipino dish made with mainly vegetables and folded in a soft crepe made with corn starch or flour (or both), water, and eggs.  Though it may not be as popular as Lumpiang Shanghai (made with … Continue reading

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Fresh and Roasted Peppers Sandwich with Fresh Peas and Pea Hummus

Arugula, with its  rich, nutty, peppery taste made this sandwich my new favorite.  It’s the grown-up greens (bold) to complement the pea hummus (sweet).  The fire-roasted red sweet peppers and fresh green jalapenos combo took my lunch to a new … Continue reading

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Garden-Fresh Pea Hummus

When one has an abundance of garden-fresh peas, one thinks of ways not to waste harvest.  Of course I have eaten the shoots and tendrils and stir-fried the pods of sugarsnap peas, but how about garden or shelling peas?  Pods … Continue reading

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Long Beans and Squash in Coconut Cream (Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa)

Ingredients 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1 onion, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, diced (you may omit or add more) prawns shelled and heads reserved (you may use pork instead or make the dish vegetarian) 1 cup of water squash, cubed … Continue reading

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