Tagged: Crab

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Cha Gio (Vietnamese Spring Rolls)

Cha Gio is a type Vietnamese Spring Rolls that are either consumed fresh or fried, usually filled with meats and vegetables then wrapped in a rehydrated rice paper. Similar to the Chinese spring rolls where you can fill it with whatever you want but instead of the usual wrapper made...

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Crispy Crablets

The last time I had this was during the late 1990’s in a cocktail party I was invited in, since then I haven’t had one or even seen one. Lately I got really excited as I saw this in one the usual Yam Cha restaurant we dine in but it...

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Smothered Okra with Shrimp & Crabmeat

Okra, Shrimp and Crab Meat, who would ever think of combing these ingredients together? Well the Creole people and it is surprisingly good. I know okra is not for everyone since not everybody likes that slimy texture but if you will have to try at least one okra dish then...

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Hipon sa Aligue

Just stop for a while and imagine this, large juicy prawns swimming in a sauce made with crab fat/roe, creamy coconut, tomatoes, chillies and a splash of lemon. It’s a dish only to be eaten on special occasions, hopefully once in a year, why? Because it’s so good but it...

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Crab Rangoon

If you had dined in on Thai restaurants or American Chinese restaurant then most probably you have heard of this dish. This dish is called by many names, the most popular one is Crab Rangoon but it is also known as crab puffs, crab Rangoon puffs or cheese wontons. A...

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Meiji Jingu Open Air Food Court

The last time I was in an open air food court was in SS2 back in Petaling Jaya in Malaysia, that was roughly 10 years ago and I missed that scene, the memories of happy people sharing food, the scents stir frying woks and meats grilling as well as the...

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Kanitama-don

If you like omelettes and seafood then you will easily love this Kanitama-don, a Japanese style omelette filled with crab meat served on a bed of rice. This dish definitely has its Chinese origins and evolved from the popular egg foo young, at first look they might look similar but...

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Devilled Crabs

Devilled crab is an oblong shaped deep fried breaded crab meat seasoned with chili peppers. Created in Tampa, Florida where it was credited to the Spanish, Cuban and Italian immigrant community of Ybor City when they created it during the late-1920s strike in the area’s cigar factories. During those times...

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Surimi and Sweet Potato Cakes

In our neighbourhood we have some close friends and we have this neighbour dinners that we do once in a while. The idea is for everyone to bring their dinner for that night in the host neighbours house and basically indulge on it while sharing it with the other families....

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Crab and Corn Egg Drop Soup

This one of the soup that reminds me of childhood, it was one of the popular ready-made soups in the Philippines made by Knorr during the 80′s where I guess everyone in the same age bracket as me remembers that guy on the commercial saying “Just add one egg”. It’s...