Recipe for the week: Laing (Taro Leaves)
Estimated cooking time: 30 minutes.
25 pieces gabi (taro) leaves, dried and shredded
1/2 kilo pork, diced
1/4 cup shrimp bagoong
5 cloves garlic, minced
2 red onions, chopped
2 tablespoons ginger, minced
1 cup coconut cream (katang gata)
2 cups coconut milk (gata)
1/2 teaspoon monosodium glutamate (MSG)
2 tablespoons of oil
1 teaspoon salt
In a casserole, sauté garlic, ginger and onions then add the pork.
mix in the gabi leaves.
Pour in the coconut milk (gata) and bring to a boil then simmer for 15 minutes.
Add bagoong, salt and MSG and simmer for another 5 minutes.
Add the coconut cream and continue to simmer until oil comes out of the cream.
Serve hot with plain white rice.
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