Tag: Fish

Pesa (Gingered Fish and Vegetable Soup)

Pesa, or Gingered Fish and Vegetable Soup is an easy, healthy dish for the whole family! The recipe calls for bass or cod, but I was told to use tilapia instead, and that worked well for the dish. You’ll also include vegetables, such as: cabbage, bok…

Baked Bangus ala Pobre

Bangus ala Pobre is a fish dish where the fish is usually fried and simmered in a salty-sour sauce.  I have no idea why this fish dish is termed ala pobre since pobre means poor when translated literally in English. The original plan is to fry…

Fish Tinola

Tinola is a popular cooking method in the Philippines where meats like chicken or seafood is boiled in water infused with ginger, garlic, onions, fish sauce and sometimes green chillies. Most popular variations are chicken and mussels usually served with rice. For this post we will be doing it with…

Making Fish Wonton (Dumplings) Like A Pro

Fish wonton, the way it is prepared and cook is very similar to its pork counterpart. Fish Wonton (Dumplings) is best made with left-over fish that is either fried or steamed. So if you have leftover fish at home, don’t throw it away unless its spoiled…

Sinigang na Ulo (Fish Head in Tamarind Broth)

You might be wondering why you see fish heads in Asian shops and why Asians buy them. No it’s not for cats or any pets in that regard, it’s for human consumption. Though you might think you can’t get any meat out of it well you’re…

Ginataang Tulingan

Ito ang pinaka paborito ko sa lahat na ulam.  Isa din itong best seller sa aking mini resto.  Isang mini resto na pang masa.  Sangkap  1kl Tulingan 1 sibuyas 2 kamatis 4 na butil ng bawang 1/2 kutsaritang paminta (cracked ) 1/2 tasa ng luya (hiniwa…

Filipino Food Fridays: Bulanglang

This is the first fish dish that I have made under my Filipino Food Fridays segment. I was always afraid of fish because of the tinik, but I purchased frozen bangus, which was butterflied and de-boned, so I didn’t have to worry about tinik, just a…

Cream Dory ala Pobre with Broccoli and Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1 Cream Dory Fillet (whole) 3 tbsps. Butter 1 tbsp. Ground Black Pepper 1 tbsp. Ground Paprika 6 cloves of Garlic (minced) 4 Broccoli Flowers 1/4 cup sliced mushroom caps and stems (canned) Preparation: 1. Melt the butter in a skillet. 2. Pre-boil the cream…

Sinabawang Isda

It’s about to rain and the sky is all grey and gloomy here…so instead of following my original plan of posting another homemade ice cream recipe today, I thought of sharing with you a comforting fish and vegetable soup. It’s called Sinabawang Isda. Sinabawan came from the root word…

Vegan Pinangat

Growing up near a beach and a fisherman’s market, my mom would always serve Pinangat for breakfast. Some Pinangat versions call for calamansi or Filipino citrus, others call for coconut milk. I grew up eating the latter. While some folks say they understand why I don’t…

Daing na Bangus

Daing is a term used in Filipino cusine where a fish is prepared by applying generous amount of salt and sun-dryring or simply marinated in a vinegar marinade with lots of garlic.  Daing na Bangus is one of the many ways the fish bangus (milkfish) is prepared.…

Fish Sarciado

Sarciado in Tagalog means “cooked with a thick sauce”, that is why this fish dish is accompanied with a thick chunky tomato sauce. Fish Sarciado was invented by Filipinos in search for better ways to make a dish out of left over fried fish as these…

Fish Pochero

The term Pochero is from the Spanish word Puchero which means stewpot. According to Wikipedia, It is a kind of stew prepared in Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay, and in Andalusia and the Canary Islands of Spain. Just like Spanish Puchero, Filipino Pochero is usually cooked with a…

Sinanglay na Tilapia (Wrapped Tilapia in Coconut Milk)

Sinanglay na tilapia is another authentic Filipino dish, where the fish, in this case, the tilapia, is cooked with coconut milk.  The dish, I believe, has originated in the Bicol region.  The difference in cooking sinanglay with other “ginataan” dishes (dishes cooked with coconut milk) is that with sinanglay the fish…

Cardillong Isda

Cardillong Isda is an old Filipino dish that is very popular due to its simple preparation and availability of ingredients.  In the Philippines, it is a way to re-cook left-over fried fish. But whether using leftover or not, fish is fried beforehand to prevent from falling…