Semi-Dried Caraballas Fish…

22 May, 2014

We spied this man making some semi-dried caraballas (or salay-salay or smooth-tailed trevally) at one end of the fresh seafood market.

Fried Dried Fish Skins

19 May, 2014

Perhaps my favorite food discovery in Bantayan were these dried fish skins, sold in plastic packets in 5-6 sheets, pricey, smelly and rather scarce that I nearly completely missed them until our GM pointed them out.

Our First Bantayan Seafood Lunch…

14 May, 2014

Now THAT’S a seafood spread!

Bangus “Sisig” a la Marketman

28 Apr, 2014

Chopped milkfish sautéed with aromatics and garnished with wild sorrel.

A Chilled Light Supper a la Marketman

26 Apr, 2014

I should lose a few pounds or so in the next three weeks… ostensibly because we are booked on a small plane for a holiday trip and they may charge me double if I weigh in above the limit.

Sinaing (Pinangat) na Tulingan a la Marketman (Version 2)

20 Apr, 2014

Version 1 of Sinaing na Tulingan was done in a palayok (traditional clay pot), in an attempt to do it as “authentically” as possible.

It’s Just Too Hot to Cook!!!

18 Apr, 2014

If the mercury is soaring in your neck of the woods (it’s 94F but feels like 102F where we are at), the last thing you want to do is cook something in the kitchen.

Dulong Spread

17 Apr, 2014

This was a surprisingly easy and delicious appetizer to prepare.


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