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What are the Filipino vegetables?

What are the Filipino vegetables?

Benefits, recipes: Guide to common Filipino vegetables

  • Kangkong. When it comes to versatility and nutritional value, kangkong is king.
  • Sitaw. Sitaw, not to be confused with green beans or French beans, is more popularly known as string beans.
  • Sayote.
  • Okra.
  • Ampalaya.
  • Talong.
  • Pechay.
  • Kalabasa.

What is OPO vegetable in English?

Opo Squash or long squash, as it is often called in Canada, isn’t actually a type of squash at all but rather a gourd. Other names this unique fruit (but more like a vegetable) goes by are bottle gourd, snake gourd, Tasmania bean, and calabash squash.

What is Sayote English?

Meaning of chayote in English a tropical fruit shaped like a pear, with green skin and white flesh, that is usually cooked and eaten as a vegetable: Market tables were piled high with cabbages, kohlrabi, and chayote.

What is Kundol English?

winter melon. (redirected from Kundol)

What fruits and vegetables are grown in the Philippines?

The leading crops are rice, maize, sugarcane, coconut, banana, mango, pineapple, cassava, coffee, sweetpotato and eggplant. In terms of harvest area, the most extensively grown crops are rice, coconut, maize, sugarcane, banana, cassava, coffee, mango, sweetpotato and Manila hemp.

What are the leafy vegetables in the Philippines?

They should be steamed, fried or boiled.

  • Horseradish tree.
  • Cowpea leaf.
  • Mustard greens.
  • Pumpkin leaf.

What is Moqua squash?

A variety of Chinese squash, moqua resembles a zucchini with green or yellow-green skin and is also covered with fuzzy white hairs when it’s young. Moqua has a creamy white flesh when young; as it matures, the flesh loses its subtle sweet flavor.

What is a squash OPO?

+ Larger Image. A long narrow variety of squash, very similar to zucchini in flavor, that is often considered to be of African decent, but common in southern Europe and Asia. Grown most often in warmer climates, this squash grows from 6 to 36 inches long and 3 to 12 inches in diameter.

Why is it called Wintermelon?

The fruit’s seasonal name likely comes from the fact that, while grown during the summer and autumn, it can be stored for up to three to four months and eaten during the winter. Additionally, immature melon has fine hairs and this fuzziness reminds some people of snow.

What is okra called in English?

lady’s fingers
Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) are known in many English-speaking countries as lady’s fingers or gumbo) is a flowering plant in the mallow family, related to cotton and hibiscus. It is valued for its edible green seed pods.

What is the most popular vegetable in the Philippines?

According to the Philippine Nutrition Facts and Figures 2015 Dietary Survey published by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-FNRI), the most common vegetables consumed by Filipino households were tomato (22.2%), malunggay leaves (20.3%), string beans (18.1%).