I came across with the food lesson and I'm really really suprised that Ken and Jenny don't have any idea what chopsuey is.
Well, it's a simple vegetable dish with carrots, cauliflowers, baby corns, garbanzos beans, sayote and a bit of meat, stir fried. It's the most most common Chinese dish here in the Philippines. The chinese migrants from Fujian province long long time ago must have introduce this dish here. And oh, there's even a movie about it (http://www.crunchyroll.com/library/Chopsuey_-_Movie) :)
buduiAugust 11, 2011, 01:03 PM
Woah, Jenny. Nice meeting you. :)
Here's the 汉字 for Chopsuey:
literally "assorted pieces"
Here's additional info:
Chopsuey has become a prominent part of American Chinese cuisine, Filipino cuisine, Canadian Chinese cuisine, Indian Chinese cuisine, and Polynesian cuisine. In Indonesian Chinesecuisine it is known as Cap cai (雜菜, "mixed vegetables") and mainly consists of vegetables. I guess this dish is not really familiar there in mainland China/