Squid

Eight Treasure Stir Fry (Happō-sai)

Eight Treasure Stir Fry or Happō-sai is a popular Japanese dish prepared with eight ingredients consisting of different vegetables, meats, and seafood where it is stir fried then thickened with potato starch. Japanese stir fry might not be as popular as the Chinese stir fries, but they do exist, it...

Belacan Squid and Snake Beans

Belacan Squid and Snake Beans is a spicy pungent, yet delicious Malaysian inspired dish prepared with squid and snake beans stir fried with lots of shallots, chillies and a fermented shrimp paste called Belachan. I think Filipino’s would love this Belacan Squid and Snake Beans, while the Philippine cuisine does...

Chao Pat Chin

Chao Pat Chin is a Filipino Chinese dish of stir-fried vegetables, seafood, and meats. It is almost similar to chopseuy, but the cooking method used on this dish leaves the vegetables crisp and not overcooked. Chao Pat Chin or Chow Pat Chin may look like chopseuy but are there any...

Sotong Masak Asam Kunyit

Sotong Masak Asam Kunyit or Squid cooked in tamarind and turmeric is a Malaysian dish of squid cooked with tamarind, turmeric, lemongrass and chillies, a popular dish usually served on food stalls like Mamaks The last time I had this dish was in Malaysia many years ago when I used...

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,...

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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...

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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...

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Seafood Doria

Seafood Doria is a Japanese dish seasoned rice topped with mixed seafood, creamy white bechamel style sauce and cheese then baked until top turns slightly golden brown. The first time I had this dish was in Hong Kong, I thought it was a Hong Kong dish like the Baked Pork...

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Squid, Prawns & Chorizo

Squid, Prawns & Chorizo This combination of Squid, Prawns & Chorizo in simple olive oil and garlic brings your dining table to the Mediterranean, imagine the seafood and unique flavour of chorizo, if you have been to the South of Europe it will definitely give you back a lot of...

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Ika Furai

Ika Furai is a simple dish of squid double coated in flour then in bread crumbs then deep fried, nearly similar to the tempura but with a unique crunch. All of us know calamari is a lightly battered squid deep fried to a very crispy state. This popular Italian dish...