Bulaklak ng kalabasa or squash flowers and tops na may sitaw ay masarap na dinengdeng. Lalo na kapag maraming mga buto-butyo ng sitaw…napakalasa nito! Dagdagan pa ng pritong isda at may sawsawang kamatis at bagoong. Pudo nga Ilocano nga makan! A very Ilocano meal indeed!
Adobong sitaw or adobong string or long beans is a common dish my mom used to cook when I was still small because we have abundant and different vegetables back home because my parents were farmers.
Ginataang kalabasa at sitaw with alimasag (Squash, Long Beans and Crabs with Coconut Milk). Ginataang kalabasa at sitaw is one of the most famous ginataan (dish with coconut milk) dish for us Filipinos.