Prawn

Crispy Prawn Tacos

Crispy Prawn Tacos is a Mexican handheld dish prepared with lightly grilled flour tortillas filled with deep fried crispy prawns, avocadoes, radish, and coriander. I was inspired making this dish after trying it out at Little Creatures in Hobsonville, it was so good, but the price is quite high at...

Ginisang Upo and Spinach

Ginisang Upo and Spinach is a Filipino dish of stir-fried bottle gourd, tomatoes, prawns, and spinach that is then quickly braised on chicken stock. My grandfather loves planting vegetables, especially the ones featured on this dish. I still remember we have a lot of vegetables grown at home and most...

Prawn Cakes

Prawn Cakes is a Thai inspired dish of prawn paste combined with herbs and spices, shaped in small patties then pan fried. A very delicate dish with rich prawn taste that is sure-fire winner on your dining table. Most of the times prawns are really expensive but there is a...

Claypot Tofu with Prawn

Claypot Tofu with Prawn is a Chinese vegetable dish that is made with egg tofu, mushrooms, vegetables, and prawns stir fried then simmered in a sizzling hot claypot just before serving. I got introduced to claypots when I used to work in Hong Kong while claypots or what we call...

Fried Siomai

Fried siomai is a type of open topped dumplings filled with pork, mushrooms and prawns wrapped in wonton wrapper then deep fried. During the old days fried siomai was non-existent (at least commercially), and since then siomai has all spotlight pointing to it, a Filipino favourite that is eaten as...

Asian Style Mixed Seafood Cake 3

Asian Style Mixed Seafood Cake

Asian Style Mixed Seafood Cake is a dish of pan-fried seafood patty prepared with fish, prawns and crab meat. Serve it as an entree, side dish or as mains. Are you like me, when you buy your groceries and do not finish them all, puts any leftovers ingredients in the...

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Sugpo sa Gata

Sugpo sa Gata is a simple Filipino dish of large prawns sautéed with garlic, chillies and onions then cooked in coconut milk. This is one of those dishes that will make you eat more rice, just look at that sauce, it packs a lot of flavour from coconut and the...

Bangus Belly and Prawn Escabeche 1

Bangus Belly and Prawn Escabeche

Bangus Belly and Prawn Escabeche is a type of Filipino escabeche prepared with milkfish belly and prawns instead of a whole fish. 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...

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Bam-i

Bam-I or pancit Bisaya is a Filipino stir-fried noodle dish cooked with different meat and vegetables together with two different noodles, glass noodles and egg noodles. When I first tried this dish in the Philippines, I don’t have any idea of its name, only until recently I learned of its...

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Pancit Macao

Pancit Macao is a Macanese inspired Filipino dish prepared with fresh yellow noodles stir fried with Chorizo de Macau, char siu pork, beef, prawns and vegetables. Though this dish sounds like it originated from Macau well that is only partly true because this noodle dish is called like such because...