Hi there! Just a quick question...
Hi there! Just a quick question...
x
Thank you for your response

Home> Health & Wellness

LOCAL THERAPIES

Tasty Tamarind Treat

"Recipe for an alternative for bagoong"
By: Jessen Mari B. Taccaban, RPh, MSPHTasty Tamarind Treat

Beyond medicine, tamarind can be a tasty treat, too! My mother, who has been my family’s culinary expert, uses young and tender tamarind leaves to enhance her sinampalukan. She adds the fruit pulp as a natural souring agent to the sinigang broth.

Here is the recipe of her vegetarian salamagi bagoong, perfect for persons who are allergic to bagoong-alamang. The recipe is a perfect dip for mangoes and best partnered with kare-kare.

Salamagi bagoong

You need:

½ cup ripe tamarind pulp

½ cup chopped tomatoes

½ cup salted black beans

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 tablespoon chopped ginger

1 tablespoon honey

Procedure:

1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl using a spoon.

2. Put mixture in a saucepan and cook over medium heat. Constantly stir for about 15 minutes. The bagoong is ready to serve. This recipe yields one small jar of bagoong, which can be kept in the refrigerator for one week. 

Suggested Readings
Protect your Dog
There are two types of vaccines... core and non-core....read more
Migrating to Brown Rice
It may need some time getting used to, but if...read more
Veggie pizza and chicken pita wraps
Regular store-ordered pizza can actually be healthy because it can...read more
Where to Go Besides the Beach
There are plenty of other ways to have a fun...read more
Copyright © 2020 Medicomm Pacific Inc.
All Rights Reserved.
Follow us:    Facebook    Twitter