Kangkong is a green leafy vegetable with a hollow stalk. Also known as water spinach, it is available in Chinatowns. Chinese restaurants with big Filipino followings know that Filipinos like theirs served with bagoong.
My mother got this recipe from Mrs. Dela Rosa, the mother of a former faculty member of the biochemistry department at the University of the Philippines. This is a popular item on my mother’s table at our home in Malate, Manila. When guests are over, they inevitably a