Shrimp

Kalcag Rice

Kalcag Rice or Calcag Rice is an Ilonggo style of fried rice stir fried with Kalkag (lightly salted tiny dried shrimps) and garlic Kalcag or Calcag are lightly salted tiny dried shrimps that you can buy in Asian groceries, it’s used in Southeast Asian cuisines as garnishing or as a...

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,...

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....

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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...

Sugpo con Mayonesa 1

Sugpo con Mayonesa

Sugpo con mayonesa is a popular dish from Locavore in the Philippines prepared with Jumbo tiger prawns, Japanese mayonnaise, aligue, butter and garlic. “Sasra pa lang ulam na!” – Just the sauce alone is enough as a dish on its own as it consists of large amounts of crab fat,...