Recipe – Filipino Bowl

The Philippines is a tropical country, it’s very hot and humid everyday. Therefore, almost every dishes are very salty (in order to refill the salt in our body since we sweat a lot) and spicy (for the sake of spicing up our dinner). This dish is one of those I’ve learnt how to cook during my trip there – quick and easy (:


  • 1 small pack of cellophane noodles
  • 0.5 small pack of chopped enoki (golden needle mushroom)
  • 1 (mini or long) chopped cabbage
  • 1 pack of chopped green beans
  • 4 cloves of finely chopped garlic
  • Finely chopped ginger (same amount as garlic)
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 canned mackerel or sardine in chilli and garlic sauce
  • Olive oil
  • Oyster sauce


  1. Soak the cellophane noodles in cold water for at least 5 minutes
  2. Heat some olive oil in a frying pan and fry the finely chopped garlic and ginger
  3. Add the chopped onion (*add butter if wanted)
  4. Put all the chopped vegetables with a little bit of warm water and a little more olive oil
  5. Add the soaked cellophane noodles with a bit of warm water
  6. Pour the can of mackerel or sardine
  7. Add a bit of oyster sauce and mix all the ingredients