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  • n. A vegetable stew of the Philippines.


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  • Families now produce crops such as pinakbet vegetables that bring home additional income and maintain food sources for the community.

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  • Here in the Philippines, we have several dishes cooked with Malunggay like tinolang manok (chicken ginger stew with vegetables), pinakbet (meat vegetable stew with shrimp paste) and mongo soup.

    Malunggay, the Miracle Vegetable

  • The strongest flavor came from the pinakbet ($8.95), an Ilocano vegetable saute featuring diced pumpkin, stringbeans, eggplant, okra and bittermelon with the pungent aroma of the fish and shrimp paste bagoong.

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  • I also think home or restaurant prepared pinakbet often strays far from the more authentic examples of the dish.

    Market Manila

  • This dish brought back memories of our Ilocos Norte escapade, where we feasted on bagnet and pinakbet comfort food.

    Our Awesome Planet

  • I've been mocked in the past for not being a "true Filipino" because I don't eat kare-kare, pinakbet, and balut.

    Burnt Lumpia

  • We had lunch at Cafe Leona, chowing down on bagnet and pinakbet before walking down Calle Crisologo.

    In My Pocket

  • This is that ubiquitous Filipino dish that is either used as a condiment for kare-kare, used for pinakbet, or simply enjoyed as a dip for your green mangoes, yum!


  • The challenge is the two veggies that I don't eat very often - ampalaya (bitter melon) and okra ... but because of them I now have a chance to try my hand at pinakbet for the first time!

    80 Breakfasts

  • It’s all I ate when I was pregnant—the only thing I craved—crispy pata, which is this deep-fried pork shank, kare kare oxtail pregnant stew, garlic fried rice, pinakbet, adobo, god I am getting hungry just thinking about it.

    Interview with Melissa de la Cruz


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