Ginisang Munggo

Whenever we have pork chicharon around, preparing Ginisang Munggo is almost always automatic. There’s something about this dish that makes eating chicharon less guilty. It maybe is the mung bean complimented with the meat flavor. Truly satisfying and nutritious also! My liking for Ginisang Munggo didn’t come easily. Back when I was a kid, my mom would prepare this every Friday and I would dread it slightly. … Continue reading Ginisang Munggo


Vegetables, anyone? When I was younger, my mom would swoon over the thought of Chopsuey, the same way that I used to swoon over chocolates and fried chicken. I didn’t get it that time. What’s so special about mixed vegetables in oyster sauce anyway? It isn’t sweet, not salty. It’s vegetable-fresh and looks very green and healthy. As a kid, this wasn’t my favorite food. … Continue reading Chopsuey