Friday, November 27, 2009

Bitter Melon cooked with Eggs

This yummy and very nutritious recipe is from my mom. She serve this to us last Sunday. Ampalaya or bitter gourd is very much advisable to diabetic people. Ampalaya or Bitter melon is a tropical and subtropical vine of the family Cucurbitaceae, widely grown for edible fruit, which is among the most bitter of all vegetables.
Bitter melons are seldom mixed with other vegetables due to the strong bitter taste, although this can be moderated to some extent by salting and then washing the cut melon before use.
A traditional way to cook bitter melon curry is to peel off the skin and cut into thin slices. It is salted and exposed to direct sunlight for few hours to reduce its bitterness. After a few hours, its salty, bitter water is reduced by squeezing out the excess by hand. Then it's rinsed with water a few times. Then fried in cooking oil, with onions also fried in another pan.

Here's the Recipe
1-1/2 cups ampalaya, sliced thin crosswise
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/2 cup tomatoes, sliced
2 eggs, slightly beaten
2 tablespoons shortening
1/4 cup onion, minced
1/4 cup water
Salt to taste

How to cook Ampalaya(bitter melon)With Eggs:

  • Sauté garlic and onion in 2 tablespoons of shortening or oil. Add tomatoes and water, cover and cook for 2 minutes. Add sliced ampalaya, cover and cook for 3 more minutes. Season with salt.

  • Add the beaten eggs spreading all over the vegetables. Cook over slow heat until the eggs are slightly firm. Add an extra 2 tablespoons of oil if necessary to keep the eggs from sticking.

  • Avoid stirring the vegetables as it squeezes more of the bitter flavor of the vegetables and makes the dish unpalatable. Yield: 4 servings.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

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I usually match up my glasses with the clothes that i'm wearing. I feel more decent if i am wearing these glasses but ofcourse i hate to wear eyeglasses which are too bulky for i may look nerd or weirdo.

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Monday, November 23, 2009

All I want For Christmas

I just want to share you this christmas song entitled "All I want For Christmas" which is sang by Mariah Carey. Advance Merry Christmas Everyone!

Lyrics | Mariah Carey lyrics - All I Want For Christmas lyrics

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Friday, November 20, 2009

Hamen Eggen Chiz

Good day guys!

I just want to share you this funny picture taken from my friends profile in facebook. I can't do nothing but to laugh as i saw this picture. The picture shows "Filipinoism" in an exagerated form. (LOLZ).
These are what they should in english
"Putlong" - Foot Long
"Hamburjer" - Hamburger
"Chiz Burjer" - Cheese Burger
"Hamen Chiz" - Ham and Cheese
"Hamen Egg" - Ham and Egg
"Hamen Eggen Chiz" (Lolz) - Ham and Egg and Cheese
"Burjer w/ Egg" - Burger With Egg
"Burjer w/ Eggen Chiz" - Burger With Egg and Cheese
"Dobol Patties" - Double patties
"Egg Sandwits w/ Chiz" - Egg Sandwich with Cheese

hehe... thanks fro dropping by and have a great day!

Monday, November 16, 2009

Metal Garden Shed

My mom loves gardening and she really exert efforts to grow those lovely ornamental plants in our yard. Aside from her colorful ornamental plants, she also have some useful plants that she mostly used for some of her favorite recipes. She also have some medicinal plants and herbs which is very useful. She also hired some garden designers before to help her organized her garden. She even bought books that shares some useful gardening tips and proper tools and equipements to be used for some gardening procedures.

Speaking of Tools and equipments, I've noticed that my mom is having a hard time thinking of where to place those heavy gardening tools and equipments. Currently she's placing everything in my dad's garage which really took a lot of space in our garage. Good thing i discovered, it is a site that caters storage products like metal sheds. This metal garden shed will be such a big help for my mom. She can now put everything into one place!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Fat- Fighting Food

I have read this over Yahoo! It's the "8 fat fighting Foods" Well let see if this 8 fat fighting foods really work in digesting fats.
  • Almonds - it was said that Dieters who ate 3 ounces of these nuts every day reduced their weight and body-mass index. Now here's my problem, I only get chance to eat almonds when i buy Hershey's Kisses^^Sad to say Chocolates and other sweet delicacies build up fats!
  • Berries - Vitamin C–loaded fruit such as strawberries and raspberries can help you sizzle up to 30 percent more fat during exercise. Berries are really hard to find in my country unless i went to Baguio and buy some packs of it!
  • Cinnamon - his spice could make your waistline nice. I hate the taste of Cinnamon so i guess i can't take it!
  • Mustard - The spice that gives mustard its color, turmeric, may slow the growth of fat tissues. Did you say Mustard? I prefer Custard ! its color Yellow too right?
  • Orange - Prevent pound creep with this citrus star: It contains fat-torching compounds called flavones. Among all the foods that was being mentioned , this is the only fruits i ate the most!
  • Soy Beans - These green gems are rich in choline, a compound that blocks fat absorption and breaks down fatty deposits. Add ½ cup edamame to a salad. I love soybeans, here in Philippines we have what we called "taho". It is a sweet soya drink made out of soya beans of course!
  • Sweet potato - hey’re high in fiber, which means no drastic insulin jumps and thus less fat packed onto your hips. I love Sweet potato! My mom usually include this to some of her recipes!
  • Swiss Cheese - Calcium-rich foods reduce fat-producing enzymes and increase fat breakdown. Okay! we only serve Swiss Cheese during Christmas eve!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

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Friday, November 6, 2009

The Music Video of Noynoy

I know that most of find political advertisements on TV quite annoying especially now that the Election 2010 is getting nearer and nearer. But among all the political advertisements, NoyNoy Aquino's Commercial is one of the best knowing that almost all the biggest celebrities from two giant tv satations are united in one advertisemet aiming fro Noynoy's candidacy for the 2010 presidential election. The celebrities involve in the said commercial are; Kris Aquino, Boy Abunda, Regine Velasquez, Ogie Alcasid, Marian Rivera, Ding Dong Dantes, Mariel Rodriguez, Bea Alonzo, Anne Curtiz and more!
Here's the Commercial

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Monday, November 2, 2009

Please get well soon Lola

My Grandma was diagnosed to have a Liver Cancer. I grew up with my Lola (a tagalog term for Grandmother) and i spent most of my time with her since both of my parents are working. I know God has a reason for everything and i am giving all my faith to him. May my lola will live longer and her illness will be cured. Currently she is undergoing series of medication. Her disease affected most of her organs like lungs, eyes and heart. Please pray for my Lola and for her immidiate recovery.