Tag: soup

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…

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…

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…

Laksa (Singaporean Noodle Dish)

My home made version of the famous Singaporean and Malaysian street food. Curry Laksa is a spicy and filling coconut milk based noodle dish with a curry soup base  mixed with deboned chicken meat and fried tofu. I substitute Laksa leaves to wansoy. CREAMY CURRY LAKSA…

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…

Chicken Sopas

Before, I had already posted a dish called Beef Sopas. And now will be making the more popular version of this soup which is the Chicken Sopas. Sopas as I had mentioned is a Tagalog word for soup and it had originated from the Western Chicken…

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,…

Pinapaitan (Beef Innards in Bitter Soup)

  Pinapaitan is one of those Ilocano dishes I love to eat but I can’t seem to get the taste right when I am the one cooking it.  There are two pinapaitan versions I am aware of so far, one is the “bitter version“ which I believe is an original…

Mongo with Ham and Bacon Soup

Valentine’s day is around the corner, right?  So  my friend asked me what my Valentine post is. I  said I don’t have anything special for Valentine’s day…. but my next post is  Mongo Bean Soup.  She said “Mongo what?” So this is not a Valentine feature.I just served…

Vegan Sopas

  INGREDIENTS: Makes 6 servings 1/2 pack of Spaghetti (or any pasta, e.g. elbow, shell, etc.) 1 clove of garlic, crushed 1/2 onion, chopped 2 tbsp Harvest Vegetarian Broth 1/4 cup celery, thinly sliced 1/4 cup carrots, julienned or in small cubes 1/2 cup cabbage, shredded…