Tuyo in Olive Oil (Dried Herring Fillets in Olive Oil)

Tuyo in Olive Oil (Dried Herring Fillets in Olive Oil)

This is an upgrade for the humble tuyo that I, like most Filipinos love to eat for breakfast. It’s usually part of that silog meal  (sinangag +itlog) garlic fried rice and egg. We didn’t have bottled tuyo in olive oil when I was growing up. Thank you so much for whoever thought of bottling tuyo […]

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 […]

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)

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

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 […]

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 […]

Fish In Tamarind and Red Curry Sauce (Plah Tote Laht Nahm Prik Makahm)

This is a Thai dish..it’s hot and spicy with a little tang courtesy of the tamarind paste- I have a jar of it that I seldom use and it comes in handy for this fish recipe. Whole fish can be used for this dish, I would have used it but my family wants fillet of […]

Fish Teriyaki

I got this recipe from the back label of a can of Del Monte sliced pineapple .  I had  it with me for a long time along with other collected recipes from that I cut out from magazines and jotted down from cooking shows on TV ( this was before internet era).  It was very nostalgic […]