I tried a pizza with taro leaves. The leaves tasted like some creamy coconut. I really like the taste of it. When my friend knew that I liked it, she purposely asked the driver to detour and let me buy the leaves. It was frozen packed. When I came back, I requested my helper to cook it. As taro leaves are special to Bicol province, she has not tasted this before. I had to surf the web and instruct her to cook it.
This was how it was described.
"This Laing recipe or Bicol laing is a dish indigenous to the Bicol province. Rich and creamy, it's made from dried taro or gabi leaves and coconut milk."
Recipe for Laing (Taro Leaves Cooked in Coconut Milk), modifed from Filipino Food.
1. Heat the wok, then add the cooking oil.
3. Add coconut milk and let it simmer for 15 minutes, stirring from time to time.
I'm submitting this to Asian Food Fest Philippines hosted by The Sweet Spot.