Okra can be simply boiled and then dipped in a combination sawsawan of toyo (soy sauce) and calamansi (Philippine citrus). It can also be used as an ingredient in classic Filipino dishes like sinigang and pinakbet.
Pinakbet (also known as pakbet) is a popular vegetable-rich Filipino dish associated wih the Ilocos region of the Philippines. Pinakbet is the contracted form of the Ilocano word pinakebbet, meaning “shrunk” or “shriveled.”
Pakbet with Saluyot Leaves by Mommy Shelette. Pinakbet or Pakbet is a popular vegetable dish in the Philippines. Pork is often added for flavor, but it is omitted during Catholic meatless days such as on Holy Week. Therefore, it’s a great dish for Filipinos to enjoy during the Lenten season! Check back soon for a […]