Fish

Sinuglaw sa Gata

Can’t decide if you want to eat Sinugba or Kinilaw? Sinuglaw sa Gata is a Filipino dish made with a combination of two different dishes, one with raw fish marinated in citrus then one with spiced grilled pork served in this creamy sour coconut milk sauce with chillies and onions....

Crispy Skin Fish Steaks with Cherry Tomatoes and Capers

Keeping it simple is the key, just get the good flavours out of a nice quality ingredient. Crispy Skin Fish Steaks with Cherry Tomatoes and Capers is a simple pan-fried snapper with crispy skin and juicy insides, served with reduction of anchovy and caper infused olive oil and red wine...

Piyalam Istah

If you are not from Mindanao, it will be highly unlikely you would know about this delicious fish dish. Piyalam or Piyalam Istah is a Filipino dish from the Tausug ethnic group prepared with stewed fish cooked with turmeric, ginger and lemongrass. Another dish that I discovered recently, Piyalam or...

Inihaw na Tuna Belly

Inihaw na Tuna Belly is a Filipino type of grilled fish dish cooked over hot charcoals then basted at the end with sweet and savoury soy sauce infused with garlic and chillies. They said sushi is the best way to prepare tuna, for me it will be this! It’s getting...

Salmon Belly Paksiw sa Gata

Salmon Belly Paksiw sa Gata is a Filipino dish of seasoned salmon belly that has been grilled then served in a sauce made with vinegar and coconut milk infused with sauté aromatics. Sour, creamy, savoury, spicy, mildly sweet, oily and full of umami. This dish has all of your flavours...

Cheesy Baked Salmon

Cheesy Baked Salmon is a salmon dish where whole salmon steaks are lightly seasoned with garlic, pepper, lemon and salt, then topped with creamy mayonnaise, bechamel sauce and quick melt cheese then baked until top turns golden brown. For me, salmon is one of the best seafood out there, it...

Crispy Fried Pompano

Crispy Fried Pompano is a simple dish for crispy fried pompano fish seasoned with salt and pepper then deep fried in a garlic infused oil. What is your favourite fish? Well if you ask me my answer will be different depending on the cooking method used for that fish, as...

Cheesy Baked Bangus

Cheesy Baked Bangus is a Filipino dish of pan seared milkfish topped with a tomato, capsicum, mayonnaise and cheese mixture then baked until golden brown. Bangus, there’s a reason why Filipinos love this fish even they are the boniest water creature you will ever find. Even with a simple grill...

Fish Chowder

Fish chowder is an English soup prepared with fish, potatoes, and corn on a starchy creamy soup base. I love chowders, regardless of that type it is, they are creamy, thick, chunky, warm, delicate, savoury, and most important of all delicious, they simply warm your soul, a perfect comfort dish....