Kalabasa Soup with Ampalaya Leaves

Kalabasa Soup

It is the time of year wherein pumpkin gets a lot of attention. This time, we will not make the traditional pumpkin soup. Instead, I will show you how to cook a very simple soup using butternut squash with a Filipino twist -- I call this Kalabasa … [Read more...]

Stuffed Ampalaya

Stuffed Ampalaya

Stuffed Ampalaya is a vegetable and meat dish that is composed of bitter gourd (also called bitter melon) and ground pork. The word "Ampalaya" is the Filipino term for bitter gourd. If we do some translation, this dish can also be called stuffed … [Read more...]

Ginisang Ampalaya

Ginisang Ampalaya

Ginisang Ampalaya is translated as Sauteed Bitter Melon. This Filipino vegetable recipe is one of the healthiest recipes around. Bitter melon is best known for anti-diabetes effects. It contains a chemical known as insulin-like peptide that is … [Read more...]