Bitter Melon and Black Bean Sauce Beef
A classic Chinese dish that can be made with chicken instead of beef. If chicken is used, cooking time will be more depending on the thickness of the chicken pieces.
Winter Melon Meatball Soup
This soup is very warming. I love to make this during the winter months when it's chilly outside.
South Indian Bitter Gourd Roast
I'm always looking for innovative ways to serve bitter gourd. I was just experimenting with my Indian spices one day and made this yummy dish. It is a great side for a number of South Indian rice dishes like rasam or sambar rice.
Filipino Fish Stew (Paksiw na Bangus)
Filipino bangus (milkfish) is cooked in vinegar with vegetables to make this delicious fish stew. Make ahead and serve with any meal.
Bitter Melon Stir-Fry
This is a favorite Filipino vegetable dish, although the slightly bitter taste of bitter melon needs a lot of getting used to. Cooking it this way lightens the bitter taste.
Hearty Pumpkin Beef Soup
This is my one of my favorites soups to make. I do it my way, which is quick and easy but just as good.
Pork Stuffed Bitter Melon
This is a classic Chinese dish. Bitter melon is stuffed with a delicious mixture of minced pork, then pan-fried and simmered with a garlic and black bean sauce. Serve with freshly cooked rice.
Bitter Melon and Brinjal (Eggplant) Relish
This Filipino vegetable relish is a good side dish for any meal.
Kimchi Goya Champuru
This is the simplest way to cook goya champuru, the famous Okinawa food made from bitter melon and atsuage (deep-fried tofu).
Mushroom, Shrimp, and Winter Melon Soup
With the refreshing taste of winter melon and umami from dried shiitake mushrooms and shrimp, this soup is a perfect mushroom recipe, especially for summer!