“Bahay kubo, kahit munti, ang halaman doon ay sari-sari…” – Remember this song? Yes, you got it right! It’s one of the most famous Filipino folk songs that tell about both our national house bahay kubo (nipa hut) and the varieties of vegetables that are mostly available, if not always, in the usual Filipino yard.
The Philippines is rich with various crops that are really proven healthy. Most vegetables found in the country contain vitamins and minerals that are essential for the well-being of every person. Here at APU Restaurant, we do not just serve simple veggie meals, we serve them in a fine dining way.
Have a glimpse of our delicious vegetable dishes that will not just satisfy your cravings but will also keep your body healthy.
Our lumpiang hubad is made from sautéed garlic, onions, green beans, sweet potato, bean sprout, turnips and ground peanuts. This is served with our homemade sweet peanut sauce. Garlics are main sources of manganese, vitamin B6 and vitamin C while bean sprouts and green beans are good sources of vitamin A.
Dubbed as pan-fried eggplant in English, this dish is not your ordinary Tortang Talong available in carinderias. Our version has ground pork and is always served with green mango salsa. Eggplants are rich in iron, calcium and essential phytonutrients that will help on improving your blood circulation and nourish your brain.
This is an indigenous vegetable dish made from mixed vegetables sautéed in tomato paste, pork red onions, and garlic that comes with shrimp paste on the side. One major ingredient of this dish is the squash. All of us know that squashes are really healthy to eat because it is rich in a lot of vitamins like C, E, and B6, but, do you also know that it can help on improving the health of your lungs and manage diabetes? Yes, its nutritional components are proven beneficial to combat various diseases.
Been craving for a spicy and creamy vegetable dish of taro leaves and pork cooked in coconut milk? Then Laing is definitely for you! Taro leaves are usually found in Southern India and Southeast Asia. Its vitamin C can act as an antioxidant to prevent cancer, boost your immune system, and keep your eyes healthy.
Eating veggies couldn’t have ever been this enjoyable. Here at APU, we value your food habits! So for all the vegetable lovers and vegetarians out there, visit our restaurant now and explore our healthy yet delicious vegetable dishes!