Blog Posts - Sitaw



Sinampalukang Manok - Chicken and Young Tamarind Leaf Soup

Chicken and Young Tamarind Leaf SoupSinampalukang Manok is sour Filipino soup cooked with chicken, string beans and young tamarind leaves. It’s particularly good for cold and gloomy weather, the sourness and warmth is uplifting for the soul. S...

Kare-Kare - Oxtail Stew

Oxtail StewWow how time flies! I first sampled Kare-Kare in 2013 on my first ever trip to the Philippines. I had asked my office colleagues to educate me on Filipino cuisine, something I knew nothing about at the time, so one Friday after work w...

Ginataang Kuhol with Sitaw at Kalabasa

Filipino Style Recipe: Ginataang kuhol or suso(snail with coconut milk) is an exotic dish that you will find surprisingly delicious. Snails cooked in coconut milk that you will enjoy the richness flavor together with vegetables. You can try this dish...
by Filipino Style Recipe on Mar 26, 2016

Adobong Sitaw at Tofu

Filipino Style Recipe: Adobong sitaw at tofu is another variant of Filipino adobo. It consist of string beans and tofu braised in soy sauce, vinegar and spices. Ingredients: 250 grams firm tofu, cut into serving pieces 1 bunch string beans(sitaw), cu...
by Filipino Style Recipe on Feb 18, 2016

Sauteed String Beans and Chicken

Filipino Style Recipe: Sauteed string beans and chicken is another simple and quick recipe. It is consist of string beans and chicken braised in soy sauce, oyster sauce and spices. This is almost similar to adobong sitaw without using vinegar. Ideall...
by Filipino Style Recipe on Nov 22, 2013

Gising-Gising

I usually throw away kangkong (water spinach) stalks after taking off the leaves but I found out that it can be turned into a delicious spicy dish with coconut milk which is a perfect pair to fried tilapia (imagine salty crispy skin and soft, flaky m...

Ginataang Kalabasa at Sitaw Recipe (Squash with Coconut Milk and Long Beans)

An ex-colleague posted a picture of sticky rice (biko) in Facebook. The food was so tempting to the point that I thought I should make one even if I never cooked it before. Then I had to retrace my thoughts as I do not want to waste my money on an ex...
by Doi Speaks on Mar 21, 2012

Pole Sitaw Production Guide

Pole sitao (Vigna unquiculata subsp. Sesquipedales (L.) Verdc.) has the following names: asparagus bean, garter bean, snake bean, Chinese long bean, Yardlong bean (English); kacang panjang (Indonesian and Malaysian); tao-fak-yao (Thai); dau-dau (Viet...
by Business Diary Philippines on Jan 1, 1970


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