VEGETABLES

How To Wash Veggies and Fruits

Keep your produce pesticide-free in 3 easy steps!
Prevent foodborne illnesses, chemicals and other residue by washing your veggies and fruits properly. Here's how:Photography by Miguel Nacianceno | Research by Angelo Comsti | Demonstration by Liezl Yap ...

5 New Ways to Enjoy Local Greens

Eat more local greens using these five recipes you can easily make at home.
Finding new ways to enjoy local greens? Here are five homemade recipes by Lessie Galindo, a cosmetic chemist who loves to cook for her family in her spare time. In the Galindo household, local greens were always served at meal times. Lessie's ...

How to Make Onion Rings

No need to order. You can prepare them at home!
Craving for onion rings? Instead of ordering at a fast food chain, you can just prepare your own batch by following these steps (click on the slideshow!). Click to see more recipes for onion ringsPhotography by David Hanson │ Research by Angelo ...

How to Pickle Veggies

This adds color and crunch to any dish. Do it in 3 easy steps.
This adds color and crunch to any dish. Do it in 3 easy steps. Click the slideshow to see how it's done. Photography by Dairy Darilag | Text, Research, Styling, and Demonstration by Liezl Yap ...

How to Make Kimchi

Learn how to make bottles of this Korean side dish.
Makes about 10 small bottles Click to see Kimchi recipeDOs•   Wear gloves when mixing the chili paste.•   Store kimchi in a cool, dark place— the fridge is the best.•   Make kimchi using different vegetables using the same procedure.DON’Ts•   Never use a reactive ...

6 Healthy Salads That Make Weight-Watching Taste Good

Low-cal but big on taste!
Looking for more healthy plates? Here, 6 tasty salads that won't make you feel like you're missing out on good food:1. Pandesal Veggie Salad Haven’t tried toasted pandesal in your salad? They give extra crunch to your plate of greens.2. Chicken Pop Salad ...

1521

The year 1521 was a time of exploration, which is why Tanke Tankeko, owner of the restaurant 1521, says her menu is all about inviting diners to rediscover our culinary heritage.
The year 1521 was a time of exploration, which is why Tanke Tankeko, owner of the restaurant 1521, says her menu is all about inviting diners to rediscover our culinary heritage. In the menu, classic dishes like Sinigang na Baboy (P235) and ...

Cheat Sheet to Buying the Freshest Veggies

Always get the freshest greens whenever possible!
Take the guesswork out of vegetable shopping with our handy tips: AsparagusSelect: Look for straight stalks with closed, compact tips. They should be solid green in color. Stay away from those with shriveled stalks or spreading tips.BeansSelect: Look for firm beans that ...

Know Your Lettuce

Know which greens can go into your salad bowl.
There are other varieties to throw into your salad, so the next time you’re at the supermarket or even the wet market, keep an eye out for these:                                                        ...

WATCH: How to Steam Veggies in the Microwave

Steam veggies in 4 short minutes or less. See how it's done!
Never thought you could steam your veggies using a microwave oven? We show you how it's done!ALSO READ:  ...

Sayote Tops with Salted Egg Recipe

Chayote tops mixed with vinegar and salted eggs make for a nice zesty-salty side dish.
Chayote tops mixed with vinegar and salted eggs make for a nice zesty-salty side dish. This easy veggie side dish is best paired with inihaw na liempo, lechon manok, adobo, and other Filipino dishes. ...

Braised Vegetables with Century Egg

Upgrade an already tasty vegetable dish with fish fillets, clams, and lobster balls.
Upgrade an already tasty vegetable dish with fish fillets, clams, and lobster balls. ...

Green Vegetable Curry with Coconut Noodles

Strips of young coconut meat are added to give this curry a sweet, mellow flavor.
Strips of young coconut meat are added to give this curry a sweet, mellow flavor. ...

Veggie Sushi Recipe

Dainty tea sandwiches get a Japanese makeover!
Dainty tea sandwiches get a Japanese makeover! ...

Cheesy Sausage and Vegetable Lasagna

Add a Filipino twist by replacing the pork sausages with garlicky longganisa and adding a sprinkling of queso de bola.
Add a Filipino twist by replacing the pork sausages with garlicky longganisa and adding a sprinkling of queso de bola. ...

Green Smoothie

The secret to have more greens in your diet: blend them into a smoothie that tastes like a fruit smoothie or milkshake.
The secret to have more greens in your diet: blend them into a smoothie that tastes like a fruit smoothie or milkshake. ...
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