Vegan Wine and Cheese with Friends

  Over the weekend, my friends, Jen, Rosie, Laura, and I got together for some vegan wine and cheese at Jen’s place in the city. The idea came from Jen who said she bought cheese from Door 86 that she’d like to share with us. The vegan cheese: Brie, Sriracha Cheddar, Gruyere, and Candied Lemon, were all…

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Vegan Bicol Express Recipe

No it’s not fast food because it’s called “Express”, although it’s pretty simple to make. My vegan version cuts back the cooking time because you don’t have to worry about cooking pork. You will have to cook raw jackfruit but that just involves boiling it in water until it’s soft. You may find raw jackfruit…

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Growing Mushrooms at Home

Mushrooms are great for veganizing many traditional dishes. I’ve used mushrooms to veganize my Filipino dishes including Adobo, Isaw, Paella, Escargot, Pusit, and many more.  So, you could just imagine the joy in my eyes when I got two mushroom growing kits for the holidays! My sister and brother-in-law grow their own food and are big advocates of gardening and…

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Filipino Vegan: Kangkong And Tofu In Chili Garlic (Guest Post)

Here’s a recipe from guest blogger, Linda Rosario. Linda whipped up a vegan dish with kangkong and tofu – another yummy and healthy way to cook the vegetable kangkong! Enjoy! ============= Kangkong And Tofu In Chili Garlic by Linda Rosario Turning vegan can be a challenge. If you want to be healthy, consuming healthy foods…

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Korean Potato Pancakes (Gamjajeon)

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I’m the only vegan in the family but every once in a while a family member would whip up something vegan in the kitchen. My sister for example would make some yummy Filipino Pichi-pichi, a sweet cassava dessert coated in coconut flakes. Pichi-pichi is her go-to dish for parties because it’s so easy to make….

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Potato Latkes Recipe

Work has been kicking my butt lately so I haven’t been posting as frequent as I’d like to-but I did promise a recipe from Chef Philip Gelb. So without further ado, Potato Latkes! (and applesauce condiment).   Potato Latkes Ingredients: unpeeled Potatoes onion flour salt pepper yama-imo (can be found at Asian grocery stores especially…

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“Itlog na Maalat” (Salted Egg) Veganized!

I’m ecstatic to present a recipe from guest blogger, Charmaine aka “The Raw Manileña“. Charmaine mind-blowingly veganized a Filipino delicacy called Itlog na Maalat or Salted Eggs. In the Philippines, the eggs uniquely complement as a side dish to any meal. Now, Charmaine has transformed Itlog na Maalat to a vegan treat. ITLOG NA MAALAT,…

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Easy Pichi Pichi Recipe

Pichi-Pichi is a popular cassava snack covered in delicious grated coconut. It’s pronounced “pee-chee pee-chee”.  I’m surprised I don’t see much of it at Filipino stores considering it’s so easy to make. Oh well, homemade is usually better anyway. The recipe below came from my sister, Roczane (her inaugural guest post!). Roczane is not vegan…

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Vegan Baked Ziti

  Lucky for the rest of us, the blogosphere has talented vegan cooks and bakers who love to chronicle their adventures. One of them is blogger Alessandra Lanot of Life After Breakfast. Alessandra co-owns a vegan restaurant in Quezon City, Philippines, called Pipino. She’s been vegetarian for more than twelve years and bakes vegan pastries…

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Vegan Ube Halaya / Purple Yam

  Good vegan recipes are the heart of this blog, especially if they have something to do with Filipino cuisine. It doesn’t matter if I come up with them or somebody else, that is why I encourage and welcome guest bloggers to share their recipes on this site as well. I’m passionate about promoting my…

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