I can be gluttunous – especially where coconut milk is involved. As the name suggests, it’s buttery and also a little sweet.
Its flavor is not duplicated with other squash varieties.
If you can’t find buttercup, substitute with acorn or your favorite squash – your dish will still be delicious.
Also note that most traditional recipes for ginataang sitaw kalabasa use long beans, but tender green beans are a good substitute.
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