Tag: Seafood

Pancit Luglug

Pancit Luglug the very saucy version of the Pancit Palabok and Pancit Malabon, similar to both this is also a noodle dish served with an array of seafood garnish, spring onions, hard boiled eggs in thick rice noodles. Usually served on deep bowls due to its saucy nature, I…

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…

Bulanglang

Bulanglang and Pinakbet what is the difference between the two? Though the ingredients might be the same the way it is cooked and flavoured is different, as a start we can safely say that Bulanglang is the recipe of the Tagalog’s and Pinakbet is for the Ilocano’s. Another difference is…

Green Mussels Adobo (Adobong Tahong)

We usually cook mussels by boiling it with onion and ginger (mussels soup). Adobong tahong is an alternative way to cook mussels. This recipe was contributed by my wife. She also wanted to make something for this blog that’s why she made this one. Isn’t she…

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…

Camaron Rebosado

When I was growing up, eating out meant dining in a Chinese or Filipino restaurant. Western food such as burgers and pizza weren’t unknown but the famous franchises haven’t reached the Philippines then. In the pre-fastfood days, dining out was a very different experience. Memories of…

Baked Rellenong Pusit

Next to shrimps and crabs, squid (or pusit in Filipino) is my favorite seafood. And though I love Adobong pusit and Calamares, this is how I enjoy it the most.. This is called Rellenong Pusit (Stuffed Squid) in the Philippines. Relleno is a Spanish word which means filling, but Filipinos use it…

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…

Tinolang Tahong

Tinolang tahong might be one of popular lenten dishses as it is easy to prepare and this dish is one of the cheapest dishes you can have in the Philippines.  Having said  that cheap does not equate to tasting really bad as this this surely packs…

Halabos na Hipon

This dish reminds me of family beach summers in the Philippines where it is customary to bring and cook your own food as resort restaurants tend to be expensive specially when there are a lot of you in the family dining in together. Halabos na Hipon…

Tinolang Isda – Fish Stew

This Filipino dish is so popular in the southern part of the country especially in the coastal areas. A very good appetizer on every meal but often times eaten as an entrée or a stand alone dish best taken during lunch time. Philippines being an archipelago,…

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…

Baked Tahong (Mussels)

Tahong (Mussels) is one shellfish I love (next to oysters that is)! Though back home, we seldom bought it because of the fear of red tide poisoning, which is very common in the Philippines when there is a high concentration of dinoflagellates (a type of algae…