Tagged: Seafood

Bam-i

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 name from a Visayan in our Filipino community here in New Zealand. She cooks this a lot, brings it on most occasions and even caters for...

Pancit Macao

Though this dish sounds like it originated from Macau well that is only partly true because this noodle dish is called like such because one of its main ingredients, the Chorizo de Macau.  Now that is even more confusing right? You may say that Chorizo de Macau is from Macau, well...

Pancit Choca

Pancit Choca also known as Pancit Choco, Pancit ala Negra or Pancit Pusit is a noodle dish that originated from Cavite a province in Philippines. This noodle dish was originally known as Pancit Choca en su Tinta in Caviteño Chavacano which means “noodle with squid in its own ink”. This...

Clam and Vegetable Fritters 1

Clam and Vegetable Fritters

You won’t believe I made this dish with leftover vegetables I have on my bin, with a bit of squash, cabbage, spring onions and creativity we created this delicious dish of Clam and Vegetable Fritters.   It was inspired by two different dishes, the Filipino Ukoy and the Japanese Okonomiyaki, basically the...

Taiwanese Braised Cabbage with Shrimp, Chilies and Shiitake Mushrooms 1

Taiwanese Braised Cabbage with Shrimp, Chilies and Shiitake Mushrooms

If you think vegetables are boring then you haven’t tried this dish yet, it’s one of the tastiest vegetable dishes you will ever try, just imagine dried chillies, shrimps, powdered dried shrimps and dried shiitake mushrooms, this flavour combination is very potent which livens up the usual boring cabbage. Great...

Dried Shrimps Omelette 1

Dried Shrimps Omelette

I bought these tiny dried shrimps with shell on a couple of weeks ago to use as a flavouring for one of my dishes last week and now I have a lot of spare and was wondering how to use this on other dishes. First, I tried to fry a...

Grilled Salmon Fins 2

Grilled Salmon Fins

I am not sure if this specific cut of salmon is sold in the country you live in but in New Zealand this is quite popular in Asian shops and even some supermarkets started selling them. Salmon fins basically is the bottom fin of the salmon removed during the filleting...

Broccoli and Prawn Sambal Stir Fry 1

Broccoli and Prawn Sambal Stir Fry

Tired of the usual boring taste of Asian stir fries? I remember one of my friends had this issue before hence he stopped eating Chinese food for a while because most Chinese stir fries for him just tasted like sesame oil. Now because of that I too had been feeling...

Choy Sum Clam Stir Fry 1

Choy Sum Clam Stir Fry

Freestyling again today and now I am tasked to make a very tasty vegetable dish and I know just how to achieve that. Usually green leafy vegetables are quite bitter, and some are quite tasteless, we are going to change that today by giving the humble choy sum a big...

Spabok 2

Spabok

Like most dishes in the Philippines each region has its own unique way of preparing their dishes that is why you have many varieties of sinigang, adobo and kakanin. Pancit is nothing different hence you have the likes of Tuguegarao’s Pancit Batil Patong, Isabelas’ Pancit Cabagan, Lucban’s Pancit Habab, Bicol’s...