Quimbombo means "Okra " in Puerto Rico which is used worldwide not only in Cuban and Caribbean cooking. Okra is also very much used in Asian and Middle Eastern cooking. Okra is one of my favorite vegetables found in the Philippines, aside from Aubergine (Talong in Filipino). It is also called Okra and it usually just made into a salad by boiling the Okra in water until cooked and served with a dip made of bagoong (Fish paste) with vinegar and siling labuyo (chili pepper). Okra is one of the cheap vegetables and always available in wet markets all over the Philippines and it is also one of the cheap vegetables

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