Fish Archive

  • Mangut Ikan

    Smoked Fish Mangut Recipe (Javanese Smoked Fish Cooked in Spiced Coconut Milk)

    FollowShare It’s the renew picture of my mangut before.  At that time, I used ikan kembung (Indian mackarel or known as short body mackerel).  However, it still tastes different when you make it with smoked fish. This dish is a popular dish among the Javanese.  […]

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  • Chinese Fish Soup

    Chinese Fish Soup Recipe

    FollowShare Last May, Tigerfish posted a very simple fish soup. I drooled over her post as she explained thoroughly how umami the soup is. She also mentioned that the best fish to use for this soup is a whole oily fish which is rich in […]

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  • Baso Tahu Goreng

    Batagor Recipe (Indonesian Fried Dumplings)

    FollowShare Batagor is an abbreviation from baso tahu goreng. Here is a little tutorial of bahasa Indonesia. Baso or bakso means meatballs; tahu means tofu and goreng means fry. I prefer translate those words into Fried Dumpling as it contains fried fishballs, shu mai, and […]

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  • Siomay Bandung

    Siomay Bandung Recipe (Bandung Steamed Dumplings with Peanut Sambal)

    FollowShare From the name siomay, you can tell this food had an influence from the Chinese who immigrated to Indonesia long time ago.  A word of siomay itself is derived from shaomai (also spelled shui mai, shu mai, sui mai, sui maai, shui mei, siu […]

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  • nuoc mam cham

    Vietnamese Dipping Fish Sauce Recipe (Nuoc Mam Cham)

    FollowShare Making nước mắm chấm is like making sambal in Indonesian cuisine. There are some different measurements on making it for each person. Similar to sambal, this Vietnamese dipping fish sauce is served quite frequently as condiment. Last June, I made a big batch of nước mắm chấm and […]

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  • salmon head

    Salmon Head Tempura Recipe

    FollowShare A Canadian adaptation of Japanese tempura. It’s often to be offered at Japanese restaurants and served with a special sauce. Salmon heads and trims are common to be sold at the markets here.  At Asian markets, I often see salmon heads on sale. Special […]

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  • Panada

    Panada Recipe (Manado Tuna Stuffed Bread/Pastry)

    FollowShare Panada is very similar to Spanish/Portuguese empanada and Jamaican patty. I believe this dish was first introduced by either Portuguese or Spanish traders who came to Indonesia for spices around the 15th century. Since the East Indonesians love their fish and spices, they fill […]

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  • Manado Skipjack Tuna Floss

    Cakalang Pampis Recipe (Manado Skipjack Tuna Floss)

    FollowShare Cakalang Pampis or Tuna Floss ala Manado can accompany with warm cooked rice or as a filling for panada. Panada is very closed to Spanish or Portuguese empanada or Jamaican patty. While in the west part of Indonesia, pastel is more popular.  Pastel has […]

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  • Binte Biluhuta Recipe (Milu Siram - Gorontalo Corn Soup)

    Binte Biluhuta Recipe (Milu Siram – Gorontalo Corn Soup)

    FollowShare Anybody remember the folk song of binte bilihuta? It’s not only a song title, binte biluhuta is a corn soup from Gorontalo. Gorontalo province is known as the largest corn producer in Indonesia. Beside as an export commodity, sweet corns are main ingredients in […]

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  • Greek Swordfish Salad with Vietnamese Nuoc Mam Cham and Mustard

    Greek Swordfish Salad with Vietnamese Nuoc Mam Cham and Mustard

    FollowShare What the heck I was making here! A Greek favourite met a Vietnamese sweet heart. This is my second time making Swordfish Souvlaki, but I never post my first souvlaki. I first got interested to Swordfish Souvlaki (Ξιφίας σουβλάκι)  when I saw a Canadian […]

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