CATEGORY: ‘Seafood’

Homemade “Maytahes Dibang” or “Day-Old, Batanes-Style Flying Fish” a la Marketman (Attempt #2)

18 Apr, 2018

My first attempt at dried flying fish or dibang, here, yielded so-so results.

Homemade “Maytahes Dibang” or “Day-Old, Batanes-Style Flying Fish” a la Marketman (Attempt #1)

17 Apr, 2018

It happens less often now, but I have a history of eating something wonderful (and often deceptively simple) and wondering if I can replicate it at home to ensure availability.

Grilled Lumot (Very Large Squid) a la Marketman

09 Apr, 2018

We were at the beach last week, with a very good old friend (and his family) from high school that hadn’t been back to Manila in 36 years since we graduated from high school.

Pinangat na Bangus sa Sampalok / Milkfish Soured in Tamarind Broth a la Marketman

08 Mar, 2018

The house is awash with tamarind puree.

Fish Skins with Salted Egg, Butter and Curry Leaves a la Marketman

25 Sep, 2017

Rarely have I tried to replicate something I have never ever cooked before and end up with results this good, the first time around.

Blue Marlin or Swordfish

26 Sep, 2016

I never know the difference.

Crispy Chewy Octopus Tentacles a la Marketman

01 Sep, 2016

Most folks recoil at the thought of ordering a plate of octopus tentacles to enjoy with their ice cold beer or a glass of white wine.

Sigadilyas Salad a la Marketman

30 Aug, 2016

I love to find fresher, lighter preparations for some locally available vegetables, a refusal to believe that we just don’t have that many vegetable-based dishes in our repertoire in the Philippines.

 

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