Seafood

Begucan Babi

Begucan Babi is a variety of the Filipino dish Bingaoongan prepared similarly with pork and rinsed raw bagoong but served with more tomatoes, making it less salty and a bit tangy. We all know that most of the popular and tasty Filipino dishes are from Pampanga, they are the culinary...

Sushi Bake

Sushi Bake is a deconstructed sushi roll baked in a casserole made with similar components found in the usual sushi like sushi rice, salmon, crab sticks, tobiko, avocado and/or cream cheese. Usually eaten scooping a slice and placing it on a small nori sheet. I love the original sushi hence...

Creamy Scallops and Prawn Pasta

Creamy Scallops and Prawn Pasta is a seafood pasta dish prepared with prawns and scallops served over pasta drenched in a creamy and mildly spicy sauce. Who does not love creamy stuff, especially with pasta, the way it coats the noodles, makes me drool just by the thought of it?...

Ciento Quince

Ciento Quince is an extinct Chavacano’s heritage dish prepared with crabs, shrimps, mussels, raw jackfruit, coconut milk and tons of chillies Ciento Quince, is the Spanish for 115, so why is this dish named like such? It was said that this extinct Chavacano’s heritage dish traditionally was prepared with 115...

Caldo Puch

Caldo Puch is a family heirloom recipe from Barcelona prepared like arrozcaldo but instead of beef or chicken its main ingredients are pork, chicken breast, squid, shrimp, clams, green peas and crisped bacon in a tomato-based sauce. You may not have heard of this dish but if you are related,...

Qingce Stir Fry

Qingce Stir Fry is a dish from the game Genshin Impact prepared by stir frying Mushroom, Lotus Head, Jueyun Chili and Cabbage in high heat. Its crispy, its spicy and the tingle of chili titillates the tongue. Do you use Google Trends? I do and quite heavily, I use them...

Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce 1

Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce

Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce is a simple dish of pan seared scallops served on a lemon butter emulsified sauce topped with crispy bacon bits. Last week I saw this nice looking scallops at the supermarket, it’s not the usual small shelled scallops here in New Zealand as these...

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...

Crispy Shrimps Binondo Style 1

Crispy Shrimps Binondo Style

Crispy Shrimps Binondo Style is a Filipino style deep fried spicy salt and pepper baby shrimps, cooked with shells on making it crispy on every bite. Binondo is a district in Manila and is the oldest Chinatown in the world and it was founded in 1594 and was established by...

Shrimp and Cheese Ramen 1

Shrimp and Cheese Ramen

Shrimp and Cheese Ramen is a Japanese noodle dish prepared ramen noodles, prawns and cheese served on a slowly simmered chicken and dashi stock. Cheese in ramen? Yes there is such a thing and for me it was weird the first time I heard of it, until I tried it....