Gambas al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp in Olive Oil)

Gambas al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp in Olive Oil)

I’m crazy over shrimp, it’s just sad that my husband (who likes it, too)  has allergic reaction to seafood that’s why I couldn’t eat it anymore, too. But, sometimes he would let me have it when we eat out and one time I ordered Gambas al Ajillo or shrimp in olive oil at our favorite restaurant […]

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

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 […]

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 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

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

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 […]

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