Tortang talong or eggplant omelet has always been my go to dish when I do not like to eat meat, but want something decent and quick to prepare. I enjoy eating it with rice and banana ketchup. Tortang Talong with Crabmeat is even better because it has the good taste and texture of eggplant omelet plus […]
Crab with Misua and Patola is a simple yet flavorful Filipino soup dish. This can be prepared using any type of edible crab, some Chinese vermicelli noodles (also called misua or miswa), and young loofah (or patola). The crab and fish sauce gives this dish its distinct taste. I am using blue crabs for this […]
Crab legs are a wonderful delicacy for seafood-lovers. They are meaty enough to satisfy but light enough to have as a treat between meals. Crab legs are good sources of protein and minerals, which are essential for good health. There are several types to choose from, all of which can be cooked in a matter […]
This Crab and Pork Shumai Recipe produce one of the best shumai or siomai that I have tried. Crab and pork seems to be a good combination when done the appropriate way. Before we move further, please let me clarify that shumai, siomai, and shaomai is one and the same. The difference in names (or […]
Rellenong Alimasag is the Filipino version of Stuffed Crabs. Crab meat is sauteed along with some vegetables, spices, and seasonings. The cooked mixture is later stuffed inside individual top shells of the crab, and fried in medium heat for a few minutes to complete the cooking process.
Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa is a vegetable dish composed of Calabaza squash and string beans.
The vegetables are cooked in coconut milk or coconut cream. Different kinds of seafood — sometimes meat is used to cook this dish to add more flavor.
There are many different variations of Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa, but this one is my favorite — because of the crabs. I like this dish better with alimasag (blue crabs); the flavor of the crabs blends well with the vegetables and coconut milk.
Crispy Crablets are seasoned small crabs that were dredged in cornstarch and deep-fried until crispy. These types of crabs are usually found in riverbanks while some are cultured in fish ponds. In some cases, these small crabs can be caught in rice fields.
This dish has become a popular appetizer among Filipinos. This is often eaten with a spicy vinegar dip; it goes well with beer or any alcoholic beverage.
Did you know that majority of Filipino food enthusiasts love pasta? This did not come as a surprise to me. It is obvious. Pasta is being introduced to Filipinos starting on their first few years of existence. Remember the spaghetti that mom makes for your birthday? How about the baked macaroni or lasagna that she prepares every Sunday?
I am trying to feature pasta dishes with a Filipino touch since I started this blog. There were two Filipino inspired pasta dishes presented by far: Pinoy Spaghetti and Tuyo Pesto. Today’s feature will be number three on the list. It is called Aligue Pasta.