Friday, August 14, 2009

Food (Trip) Friday: Kangkong

These are my homegrown Kangkong or water cabbage. There is an interesting story to it so I hope you will read on.

My little helper helping out in the harvesting.

One day, was sooo desperate to eat kangkong that when I chanced upon a bundle in the vegetable cooler at the Asian store, I immediately grabbed it. I then took it home and added it to my sinigang. But I never threw the stalks. I stuck them on my planter instead, knowing that they can easily grow their roots back as long as they are on soil. And voila! Grow they did!

So this is my first harvest. And what did I do with them?

Adobong kangkong of course! Heavenly!



15 comments:

FoodTripFriday said...

ang galing mo naman sis, I will surely try your idea next time na makabili ako sa Asian Store. I have my own little kang-kong story to tell din, :)
Noong sa US pa kami nakatira, may little pond sa likod ng bahay namin, eh di ganon din ginawa ko, "nagtanim" din ako ng kangkong stalks, kaso little did I know, may wild animals pala na nakatira sa backyard namin, parang rabbit yata or muskrat, basta mga ganong klaseng animal, nagustuhan yata yung kangkong stalk, ayun, kinain ba naman,susme!pag kakita ko kinabukasan,wala na...

btw sis, don't forget to submit your link sa FTF site ha.

chubskulit said...

I love kangkong, especially adobo.. I got lucky to grow once in the states kaso namatay nung winter, i forgot to transfer it into a pot..

onlinemommy said...

I also eat kangkong. I've tried the crispy kangkong but forget where, and it is heaven.

Btw, mommy, I like your template. Very neat! I also happen to have this scrap kit from shabby princess.

Lulu said...

i love kangkong! whenever i can buy some i am always in heaven! hahah ang babaw no?

Heres my entry Filipino Style Beef Steak

Meikah said...

I love kangkong (adobo or in sinigang), too! Very ingenious of you. Now, you have fresh kangkong pa! :)

ghieGANDA said...

oh wow!!

kangkong is my super favorite green leafy. hehhe.. lalo pag with bagoong!! iiihhh!! mouth watering! hehehe..

nuts said...

wow, favorite ng daughter ko..adobong kangkong!

Jacris said...

na miss ko ang luto ng mom ko adobong kangkong :p.... Have a great weekend !

Ladynred said...

I miss kangkong na! Looks goood and yummy!

Jay - agent112778 said...

wow fresh na fresh and im sure organic din

my entry is here


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shydub said...

Wow kikamz sarap ng kangkong mo, sure did miss eating one. galing mo naman, green thumb ka siguro look at your kakngkong, talagang tumubo.

Rosa said...

wow sarap naman tignan nung kangkong na niluto mo. marami din kangkong dito sa amin, hehe kaso wala akong alam lutuin. lols

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Arlene said...

thanks to my mom that all of us her kids really love this recipe - we call this apan apan and my brother's fave are the stems. :)

we just had this a week ago for dinner. :)

mine is now up!

genejosh said...

sarap kaya ng kangkong...one of my favorite is adobong kangkong..he..he...

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Enchie said...

woohoo! nice one Kamz! I hope it grows to the max!

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