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Ampalaya and Alugbati Ensalada Recipe

This is an easy vegetable side dish to serve with any meat course.
This is a healthy veggie salad. It's an appetizer that makes a perfect pair with fried pork or fish.  ...

Give These A Try: Ampalaya Recipes That Will Make You Like This Veggie

This bitter gourd can be tasty and delicious!
Bitter gourd dishes, or recipes using ampalaya, can be tasty and delicious! Our relationship with the ampalaya is a love/hate one. Many may love it because it's got that bitterness to its taste while others don't like that for the same reason. The ...

Top Gulay Recipes of 2020: Ginisang Ampalaya, Veggie Sinigang, and Kalabasang Ukoy

Filipino vegetables for Filipino recipes.
Filipinos love their meaty dishes, especially those made with pork and chicken, but that's not to say we don't have a love for vegetables. In fact, the vegetable recipes that resonate the most with us are those that we cook everyday. Classic recipes such ...

Here Are 3 Easy Ways to Remove The Bitterness From Ampalaya

There are three different ways to tame that bitterness.
Ampalaya has a reputation. It's not called a "bitter gourd" for nothing. Take a bite of a piece of the forest green-skinned gourd and the first and overpowering taste you will experience is bitterness. In fact, it's highly bitter and for some, this is a deal breaker. Bitterness ...

Ginisang Ampalaya With Egg Recipe

This stir fry recipe just takes minutes to cook!
A typical ginisa starts with chopped onion, garlic, and tomatoes – the trinity of Filipino cooking – and is then tossed with the remaining ingredients of whatever it is you're cooking. This ginisa recipe starts the same way but is made more colorful with the addition of ampalaya, or ...

Fall In Love With This Super Cheesy Ice Cream

You've never had cheese ice cream this good.
This Valentines season, Sebastian’s Ice Cream, is bringing back some of your favorite ice cream flavors! Their most shocking flavor, one that he's resurrected from past Valentines seasons is Unresolved Issues (P100), an amapalaya-flavored sorbet. This refreshing sorbet will restore your faith in ampalaya. This ...

Ampalaya con Carne Recipe

Looking to add more veggies in your meals? Try this easy recipe.
Looking to add more veggies in your meals? Try this easy recipe. When cooking ampalaya, soak them in a water-and-salt mixture to remove the strong bitter taste. ...

Guisadong Ampalaya Recipe (Sauteed Bitter Melon)

This Filipino vegetable dish is one of the simplest dishes one can do, plus it's healthy to boot!
This Filipino vegetable dish is one of the simplest dishes one can do, plus it's healthy to boot! However, there are many who are turned off by the bitterness of the ampalaya or bitter gourd to even try to make this recipe.  There are a ...

Ampalaya and Pipino Salad

For a refreshing starter or side dish, you can't go wrong with this simple toss-and-serve salad.
For a refreshing starter or a lovely side dish, you can’t go wrong with this simple toss-and-serve salad. ...

Ampalaya-Shrimp Salad

Best with: Grilled spareribs, Pinoy stews like kaldereta.
Best with: Grilled spareribs, Pinoy stews like kaldereta. ...

Ampalaya and Shrimp Salad

To bind the salad, cottage cheese is added for a health boost.
In this salad, bitter ampalaya shares the salad with sweetish shrimps. (Don’t worry, I mixed headless shrimp into the salad, to cut the cholesterol content of this seafood.) ...
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