Lumpiang Gulay or Vegetable Egg Roll is a simple fried appetizer dish made from vegetables and fried tofu. These are wrapped in egg roll wrappers and then fried until crispy. This dish is known as vegetable spring rolls in Asia. I think that the concept of egg roll vs. spring roll has something to do with […]
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Chicken dynamite Lumpia is a Chicken Lumpia or Chicken Egg Roll version with a piece of long green pepper inside. The shape of the dish resembles dynamite — that is why it was called as such. This Chicken dynamite Lumpia Recipe is easier to prepare as it looks. It also makes a good appetizer. I […]
Lumpiang Togue is a variation of the spring roll. Instead of meat, Mung bean sprouts (locally known as togue) are used as the major ingredient. This dish is a popular appetizer and snack in the Philippines and it is best eaten when dipped in spicy vinegar with onions and whole peppercorn.
When I think of Lumpiang Togue, I remember the “Jollijeeps” in Makati who sells this for meryenda. I also remember my childhood days; one of our neighbors sells meryenda and lumpiang togue is one of the favorites. Of course, turon, bananaque, and camoteque are never left behind.
I like this dish for its simplicity. Good food need not to be expensive and tasty to be enjoyed.
Try this Lumpiang Togue recipe and let me know your thoughts.
Lumpiang Sariwa or Fresh Spring Roll is a vegetable dish composed of different vegetables with a soft (unfried) wrapper garnished with sweet sauce and crushed peanuts. Some popular variations of this dish are lumpiang ubod (made with heart of palm) and lumpiang hubad (Unwrapped lumpiang sariwa).
Tasting this dish makes me remember the Lumpiang Sariwa that my mom makes.
Try this delactable Lumpiang Sariwa recipe.
Turon or deep-fried banana rolls is a typical Filipino meryenda and dessert. This can usually be seen on the streets being peddled along with banana-que. In Makati, several jolly jeeps (stalls along the road; formerly jeepneys that serve lunch) sell Turon along with other meryenda in the afternoon.
This delicious and healthy dessert is an all time Filipino favorite. Have I mentioned that Turon is so affordable and also easy-to-prepare?
Try this delicious Filipino Dessert: Turon.