Oh my nanay (mother) she cooks so good.😇 The reason why I love vegetables, I grew up with vegetable.😅 Now I live in europe, I cook this for at least twice a week. And today another version and tomorrow also another version of mine.🤣

My „LASWA“ with Crabs 🦀

What is „LASWA“? An Ilonggo native dish. My late mother is from NABAS, AKLAN a native Visaya or Bisaya. I learned this dish from her. When I was in elementary school she used to cook this three times in a week. But using variety of vegetable which she could get from her urban gardening in Mandaluyong City where we live by that time.

My „LASWA“ with „alamang“ (dried tiny shrimp 🦐) and leftover pork belly



1pc Onion

1pc Tomato 🍅

3pcs small Eggplant 🍆

2pcs small Bitter Gourd (Ampalaya)

3pcs Crabs 🦀

6pcs. Okra

some Fish Sauce (Patis)

2pcs small Bottle Gourd (Patola)

a bunch of Camote Tops (Talbos ng Kamote)

Salt to taste


Here with dried tiny shrimp 🦐 (Alamang), squash (kalabasa), wide green beans and more okra which is good for diabetic. Here I added another type of bitter gourd (Ampalaya). And the tomatoes 🍅 kind of cherry tomato small ones. What I have in my refrigerator.🤣

My „LASWA“ with squash, wide green beans and dried tiny shrimp 🦐


3pcs small Tomatoes


Haft a Head of small Squash

1pc Bitter Gourd (Ampalaya)

100g Okra

100g wide Green Beans

a handful dried tiny Shrimp 🦐 (dried alamang)

some Salt to taste



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