Fish

Asian Style Mixed Seafood Cake

Are you like me, when you buy your groceries and do not finish them all, puts any leftovers ingredients in the freezer in the hope of cooking it someday? While its totally OK, what is annoying are those small bits and pieces that accumulate, like 50 to 100 grams of...

Ginataang Lapu Lapu

Ginataan is one of the cooking methods in the Filipino cuisine where meats and/or vegetables are cooked in a coconut milk/cream together with sautéed garlic and onions, think of it as a mild curry since it does not use heavy spices like the Indian or other South East Asian’s cuisines...

Tuna Pie

You have tried fruit pies, minced pies and beef pies but have you tried or even heard about tuna pie? Yes there is such a thing and it is quite popular in the Philippines, thanks to Jollibee who popularized it. It was in an out of their menu and the...

Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce 1

Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce

Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce is a wonderful fusion between the Chinese and the Japanese cuisine, crispy Japanese tempura style battered Hoki fish fillets with crisp quickly blanched broccoli goes really well with that savoury Chinese black bean sauce. I was fortunate enough to grab some Hoki...

Bangus Belly and Prawn Escabeche 1

Bangus Belly and Prawn Escabeche

Usually when we serve escabeche in the Philippines they usually are presented with large whole fried fish topped with a sweet and tangy sauce infused with tomatoes, vinegar and sugar, today we are changing that usual presentation and do it with other ingredients that I believe would be better, trust...

Sinigang na Salmon Belly 1

Sinigang na Salmon Belly

Probably this is the best fish sinigang there is, imagine all cuts used like belly, collar and fins are all fatty and gelatinous sections of the salmon.  While in high amounts you might be salmon-bellied out but with the sour broth it just nicely cuts through that fatty flavour, so...

Tinapa Fried Rice 1

Tinapa Fried Rice

Tired of usual sinangag or yang chow then try something new, the Tinapa Fried Rice. Tinapa Fried Rice is a Filipino style fried rice prepared with left over rice, smoked fish flakes from tinapa with eggs, spring onions and turmeric, it’s a nice replacement to the usual fried rice you...

Snapper in Mango Sauce 1

Snapper in Mango Sauce

Fried fish is good but sometimes can get boring especially when you have it on a regular basis. Back home this is a reality as it a staple in most household due to its affordability. But what if it gets too boring? or what if you want to extend that...

Tinolang Isda 1

Tinolang Isda

To set things correctly Tinola is a cooking method not a dish, while its used as the generic name for the usual Filipino Chicken soup dish, it is not restricted to that dish that is why the term is also used in dishes like Tinolang Tahong, Tinolang Halaan and this...

Pinangat na Isda 3

Pinangat na Isda

Nangangasim ka na ba? This word is one of the hardest things to translate as it involves a sensation that is not experienced by non-Filipinos. I think the nearest one is drooling but that sensation does not involve the sourness aspect. Pinagat na Isda is one of those dishes that...