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Seafood Chowder

I love this dish specially the seafood chowder, we usually make them once in a while, it combines two of the elements I love in a dish, something creamy and with tons of seafood. Chowder is a type of soup usually flavoured with pork fat, milk and thickened with flour....

Garlic and Herb Mussels 1

Garlic and Herb Mussels

There are lots of great flavour combinations that we know of and usually they are of opposite flavour profiles where sweet meets salty like this mango and fermented shrimps but sometimes there are dishes out there that defy this logic and one example of that one is this Garlic and...

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Moules Marinieres

Moules Marinieres is a very simple classic French dish where mussels is cooked in white wine, onions, herbs with a hint of cream. This is very popular in French Brassieres especially when mussels are in season. In Philippines we have a nearly similar dish but the cream is omitted and...

Thai Seafood Soup (Tom Yum Talay) 1

Thai Seafood Soup (Tom Yum Talay)

Tom Yum Talay or Thai Seafood Soup is a hot and sour soup made out of mixed seafood like fish, prawns, mussels and squid to name some, it is then flavoured by different spices and herbs Thai soups are amazing, the perfect combination of sour, salty, sweet and spicy notes...

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Mixed Seafood in Oyster Sauce

If you are a seafood lover then you should make this Mixed Seafood in Oyster Sauce, it’s very tasty specially when clams are used, the seafood alone packs a lot of flavour adding oyster sauce to the formula makes it stand out even more. I guess I will eat any...

Pancit Malabon

Pancit Malabon

Pancit Malabon, Pancit Palabok and Pancit Luglug, they all look alike and taste alike so what are the differences between these noodles? Well upon observations I guess here are the differences between them: Pancit Malabon, Pancit Palabok and Pancit Luglug, they all look alike and taste alike so what are...

Zarzuela

Zarzuela

Zarzuela is a type of fish and seafood stew that originated in Spain, a very rich dish made out of mixed seafood such as mussels, scallops, lobster, prawns, clams, fish, squid and / or crabs cooked in a good stock coloured with saffron. I am not sure what’s so magical...

Marinated Mussels

Marinated Mussels

When I set foot here in New Zealand I was introduced with this simple yet lovely appetizer called marinated mussels. It is a dish where mussels is marinated in a spice infused lemon and olive oil, served cold this is dish to pair with wine or even beer. Before the...

Stir Fried Mussels with Black Bean and Chilli Sauce

Stir Fried Mussels with Black Bean and Chilli Sauce

I think I had already mentioned before that I love to learn different ways to cook mussels as I don’t know a lot of recipes that uses these wonderful sea creatures. So far I these are the recipes I know that uses mussels as the main ingredient Baked Tahong Moules...

Mussel Fritters

Mussel Fritters

Fourth day and you might have some leftover mussels from yesterday, if there is well you can make some fritters out of it but if not feel free to buy some fresh ones. Fritters, frytors or frytos can be sweet (fruit & nuts) or savoury (cheese, fish, vegetables) and history...