Simple Lentil Tagalog
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Simple Lentil Tagalog

There you are in front of your pantry, looking for something to cook or eat. You’ve looked shelf by shelf but nothing is available except canned vegetables, particularly peas and corn. The fridge may be better but alas, nothing but water and some wilted leftover from three days ago. Okay, maybe I’m describing my situation but I think … Continue reading

Vegan Bicol Express Recipe
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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. Bicol Express is a delicacy popularized by the Philippine province of Bicol, where you’ll find tons of delicious, spicy coconut curry dishes. My vegan version cuts back the cooking time because you don’t have to worry about cooking pork. You … Continue reading

Menudo 2.0
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Menudo 2.0

Filipino Menudo is a stew of hearty ingredients like garbanzo beans, potatoes, carrots, hotdog, pork, and liver.  For my 2nd vegan version of menudo, I stayed away from using processed and pre-seasoned mock meats.  I used plain wheat gluten, which I got from an Asian store. I chopped the gluten like croutons, fried them, and … Continue reading