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Tiger Prawns With Laing -Ang pina sosyal na laing

Tiger Prawns with Laing

Growing up, laing is not one of my most favorite food. I grew up in Marinduque, an island province in Southern Tagalog Region of the Philippines. We have an abundance of gabi – yam leaves, and coconut in our yard. Naturally, this dish is part of our diet almost weekly because it’s free. My mother […]

Seafood Tom Yum

For  #FridayFast and #NoMeatFriday, I prepared a seafood recipe that is familiar to the Filipino palate yet different. It’s familiar because it’s something like our Sinigang, it’s a sour soup. Different because the Thai ingredients gives this soup a different flavor profile. Tom Yum is a soup from Thailand and the ingredients are notoriously hard […]

Crispy Ukoy Recipe -Shrimp Fritters with Sweet and Sour Sauce

The crispy Ukoy, or shrimp fritters, is usually a snack sold as a street food in the afternoon by vendors on the streets. It can serve as an appetizer or partner with a vegetable recipe like Chopsuey or Ginisang Pinakbet sa Giniling (Tagalog) and you have a whole meal. Crispy Ukoy Recipe -Shrimp Fritters with Sweet and Sour […]