Tagged: Shrimp

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Salted Egg Prawn

Nowadays you see a lot of Salted Egg used as a flavour on dishes, like crab, chicken, vegetables, waffles, even potato chips and French fries. It’s like the new bacon where you can put it in everything and it will taste even better, just the salty eggy, gritty texture is...

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Thai Coconut Red Curry with Prawns

Couple of days ago I saw these enormous prawns at our local supermarket, it was cheap specially for its size I got really excited hence I bought some and worry what to do with it later. When I got back home and checked my pantry and vegetable bin luckily, I...

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Pinsec Frito

Pinsec frito is a type of Filipino Chinese dumpling made with wonton wrapper that is filled with minced pork, shrimps and other ingredients like mushrooms, singkamas and/or Chinese sausages that is deep fried until crispy and golden, usually served with a sweet chilli dipping sauce. Like its close cousins, lumpiang...

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Hipon sa Aligue

Just stop for a while and imagine this, large juicy prawns swimming in a sauce made with crab fat/roe, creamy coconut, tomatoes, chillies and a splash of lemon. It’s a dish only to be eaten on special occasions, hopefully once in a year, why? Because it’s so good but it...

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Gambas con Kabute

Prawns and Mushrooms, this is the Filipino style surf and turf but instead of meat on the turf part we just use something earthier by using mushrooms. Gambas in the Philippines is quite popular specially as a special pulutan dish enjoyed on bars, restaurants and special occasions but what can...

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Yosenabe

The last time I had one is in a karaoke bar in Osaka early this year, it was winter there and this was one of the most appropriate dishes to have. The easy preparation during cold lazy season and the hot savoury soup combined with light seafood is so pleasant...

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Ginisang Sayote, Hipon at Giniling

Sayote, Choko, Chayote, Vegetable Pear or Mango Squash it’s one of those vegetables that we seldom have because its popular here in New Zealand and it is seasonal, luckily, we have friends that have planted this in their gardens and share it when it bears fruit. This is one of...

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Coconut Crusted Prawns with Pineapple Salsa

A while back we had one of our office team building activities at Auckland Seafood School and another one was this post of ours today the Coconut Crusted Prawns with Pineapple Salsa. Both dishes were amazing, in fact it was so good I made sure I will be making them...

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Mediterranean Seafood Pasta

Mediterranean Seafood Pasta is a type of pasta dish prepared with Mediterranean flavours such as sun-dried tomatoes, capers, wine and lemon served with prawns and calamari. This dish is so simple yet so delicious, its heaven in a plate with the flavours of the sea married with earthy mushrooms plus...

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Industry Zen (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

I heard good raves about this viaduct restaurant, its Instagram worthy photos are getting viral at least on this part of the globe, their presentation is quite up there if compared to other Japanese restaurants here in Auckland that is why one we turned up at this place but we...