Pinakbet is a fantastic vegetable dish from the Philippines, which is indigenous to the northern parts of the country. This Filipino vegetable dish is made from mixed vegetables steamed in fish or shrimp sauce. The typical sauce used in the preperation of Pinakbet is extracted by a common ingredient used in the Philippines, known as Bagoong Terong and it is made by salting and fermenting the bonnet mouth fish.
Filipinos love to use bitter melon along with other vegetables including eggplant, tomato, okra, string beans, chili peppers , parda, winged beans etc in cooking Pinakbet. Root crops and some beans like camote, patani, kadios are also optionally added. It is usually spiced with ginger, onions or garlic. The fantastic Filipino vegetable dish, Pinakbet is very popular in the Philippines for its mouth watering and exotic taste and for the veggie lovers around the lovely planet, Pinakbet is also an awesome feast.