Pan-seared Salmon »

Pan-seared Salmon

This has become one of my favorite dishes to cook regularly.  It’s super simple yet really delicious and..easy to make! Everyone in the family loves it.  I have this Takara plum sake white wine, that I got as a gift; it has a sweet aroma similar to mirin so I thought of using it for [...]

Fish Fillet with Mandarin Orange Sauce »

Fish Fillet with Mandarin Orange Sauce

Fish fillet with mandarin orange Sauce is a kind of a signature dish of my sister-in-law; she’s known for it amongst her friends and relatives-whenever they’re having guests for dinner, this is always present on the table. I asked her for the recipe and permission to share here and she’s gracious enough to agree. But [...]

Chili Crab »

Chili Crab

My husband doesn’t eat seafood save for fish so I rarely cook shrimp, crab or anything that’s from the sea that doesn’t have scales. I was glad to have the chance to try making chili crab when my sister brought some fresh crabs when she and her family came for a visit. Chili Crab is [...]

Fish in Szechuan Sauce »

Fish in Szechuan Sauce

This is my first time to make this dish and quite surprise that it’s easy to make considering how delicious it is- hot and spicy-delicious!! I’ve added this to my favorites. ü This will be included in the simple Chinese New Year dinner that I’m planning – we’re not really Chinese, I just want to [...]

Fish Fillet with Tausi (Fermented Black Beans) »

Fish Fillet with Tausi (Fermented Black Beans)

I used to hate this dish when I was young, I didn’t like the taste of fermented black beans and the milk fish has too many fine bones that makes it difficult to eat.  My mother, she used to make it regularly- no matter how much complaining/whining I did- hoping that I will eventually like [...]

Simple Fish Gumbo »

Simple Fish Gumbo

Gumbo is a Creole/ Cajun dish of stewed okra often with meat or seafood.  This is a very simple and easy version of that dish.  Cooking gumbo starts with making roux, which is oil and flour cooked into a paste to thicken the stew.  To make stews really delicious, the key is slow and long [...]

Daing na Bangus ( Butterflied Boneless Milkfish Belly) »

Daing na Bangus ( Butterflied Boneless Milkfish Belly)

Daing is a general term for curing and preserving fish with salt and vinegar. The fish is butterflied and is either marinated or salted and sun-dried ( Kulinarya, p.106). Daing is usually eaten at breakfast with fried egg, garlic fried rice, chopped tomatoes, atchara (pickled young papaya) and vinegar for dipping…Mmmm! If you haven’t tried [...]

Fish Fillet Oreganata »

Fish Fillet Oreganata

My family is not a big fan of fish, if we do have fish it’s most likely pan fried with lots of sauce or steamed, ( Chinese style, oh so good!) but I still like to cook fish and collect recipes of it and this one‘s caught my interest. I’ve never heard of fish oreganata [...]

Squash and Fish Curry »

Squash and Fish Curry

This is from Nigella’s cookalong a few months back. I like trying out her recipes, this is one of the many that I want to share here. I really like curry and squash is one of my favorite veg, and unlike other veggies, I don’t mind if it’s over-cooked ’cause I like it soft and [...]

Fish Fillet in Hot and Spicy Coconut Sauce »

Fish Fillet in Hot and Spicy Coconut Sauce

One of my favorite way to cook fish fillet because it’s easy, quick and spicy-delicious! I make the consistency of the sauce slightly thick and creamy that it coats the fish just like a gravy . We like to pour the sauce on the rice too…yum! :) This goes well with short grain rice, the [...]


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