November 9, 2019

Jolly Mushroom makes daily “ulam” mush-delicious

Mushrooms - one of our favorite ingredients in some of our cooked-meals. Why? They are nutritious, delicious and when using our go-to method, they are simple to cook! Whether they're the star of the dish or just an ingredient, these mushroom recipes will liven up your table.

The country’s leading mushroom brand, Jolly Mushroom, brings new life to moms’ favorite recipes, transforming them into ‘mush-delicious’ home-cooked meals. 

For the average Filipino home-cook, mushrooms are generally used for a limited number of dishes reserved only for special occasions. With Jolly Mushroom, moms can now incorporate mushrooms in their everyday cooking – a kitchen hack that can come in handy for meal preparation daily.

Moms can now ease into making more mushroom-based dishes and discover how mushrooms can shake up their culinary repertoire. By simply adding a 1 can (400g) of Jolly Whole Mushroom, moms can make any dish extra special and “mush-masarap” – making them “mush-madiskarte” in the kitchen. 

Marilou Acuña, Fly Ace Corporation group product manager for Jolly Food Line, talks about this interesting kitchen discovery that can elevate any dish. “Jolly Mushroom can add depth and flavor to one’s cooking. It can be a hearty addition to your favorite ‘ulam,’ giving it an exciting twist for the whole family to enjoy.”

Jolly Mushroom is also making the transition easier by sharing new takes on recipes for Filipino classics like pork adobo, chicken afritada, and burger steak. More recipes that integrate mushrooms, such as pork giniling and chicken teriyaki, will be added to the brand’s YouTube channel in the coming months.

Jolly Mushroom cans (whole mushrooms, and pieces and stems) are available in leading supermarkets nationwide. For more information about the brand, visit Jolly Eats on Facebook and YouTube, and get access to tips and ideas on how to use Jolly Mushroom in your everyday cooking. 

About Fly Ace Corporation
Fly Ace Corporation is one of the leading food and beverage consumer goods companies in the country today. Propelling limitless multiple-category growth by bringing the best of the world closer to Filipino homes, Fly Ace Corporation’s portfolio of food and beverage products includes house brands and exclusively distributed brands. 

Learn more at Here's our Recipe with Jolly Mushroom.

Daily “ulam” recipes with Jolly Mushroom



1 can (400g)​​JOLLY Whole Mushrooms 400g, drained

1 tablespoon ​​oil

½ kilogram​​chicken, cut into 8 pieces 

1 piece​​​onion, chopped 

4-5 gloves​​garlic, minced 

2-3 pieces​​bay leaves 

1 piece​​​carrots, cut into cubes 

1 piece​​​green bell pepper, sliced diagonally 

1 cup​​​tomato sauce 

1 cup​ ​​water 

1 teaspoon ​​ground pepper 

1 teaspoon​​fish sauce 

2 teaspoons ​​Jolly Tomato Paste 


1. Heat oil in a pan. Pan-fry chicken for 10-15 minutes or until brown. Remove excess oil. 

2. Add onion, garlic and bay leaves. Sauté until fragrant. 

3. Add JOLLY WHOLE MUSHROOMS, carrots, green bell pepper, tomato paste, tomato sauce, water, ground pepper and fish sauce. Stir well. 

4. Let it simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until chicken is tender. Add water if thesauce becomes too thick. 

Number of servings: 7-8 servings 



1 can (400g) ​ ​JOLLY Whole Mushrooms, drained

½ kilogram​ ​pork belly, adobo cut (about 2 inches thick) 

2-3 tablespoons​oil

1 piece ​​​onion, chopped

1 head ​ ​​garlic, minced

1/2 cup ​ ​soy sauce

1/4 cup ​ ​vinegar

1 cup​ ​ ​water

1 teaspoon ​​peppercorns

2 pieces ​​bay leaf or laurel leaf 


1. Heat oil in a pan. Pan-fry pork for 10-15 minutes or until pork is light brown on all sides. Remove excess oil. 

2. Add onion and garlic, sauté until fragrant. 

3. Add JOLLY WHOLE MUSHROOMS, soy sauce, vinegar, water, peppercorns and bay leaves; let it simmer for 30-45 minutes. Add water if it becomes too dry. 

4. Add. Continue simmering until pork is tender and sauce is reduced. Adjust seasoning if needed. 

Number of servings: 6-8 servings

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