Seafood

Sugpo sa Gata 1

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...

Sinuteng Baby Squid 2

Sinuteng Baby Squid

Sinuteng Baby Squid is a Filipino dish prepared with baby squid sautéed in garlic over olive oil seasoned with paprika, bay leaf, calamansi juice and black pepper If you look at the ingredients you will think this dish is Italian or Spanish origin as it is cooked like a polpo...

Bam-i 3

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...

Pancit Macao 1

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...

Pancit Choca 2

Pancit Choca

Pancit Choca, Pancit ala Negra or Pancit Pusit is a Filipino black seafood noodle dish made with squid ink and rice vermicelli called bihon. Other ingredients include baby squid, prawns, pork and vegetables like celery, cabbage and carrots. Pancit Choca also known as Pancit Choco, Pancit ala Negra or Pancit...

Clam and Vegetable Fritters 1

Clam and Vegetable Fritters

Clam and Vegetable Fritters is a dish of clam meat, squash, spring onions and cabbage pan fried then served with sweet spicy vinegar dip. 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...

Taiwanese Braised Cabbage with Shrimp, Chilies and Shiitake Mushrooms 1

Taiwanese Braised Cabbage with Shrimp, Chilies and Shiitake Mushrooms

Taiwanese Braised Cabbage with Shrimp, Chilies, and Shiitake Mushrooms is a dish of cabbage braised with shrimps, chillies and dried 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,...

Dried Shrimps Omelette 1

Dried Shrimps Omelette

Dried Shrimps Omelette is a simple dish of crispy fried shrimps combined with beaten eggs and cooked omelette style 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...

Grilled Salmon Fins 2

Grilled Salmon Fins

Grilled Salmon Fins is a simple dish of salmon fins quickly grilled then coated with a sauce prepared with soy sauce, ginger and sugar. 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...

Broccoli and Prawn Sambal Stir Fry 1

Broccoli and Prawn Sambal Stir Fry

Broccoli and Prawn Sambal Stir Fry is a simple stir fry dish of broccoli and prawns in a spicy sweet sambal sauce 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...