Tuyo is a dried salted fish (tuyo actually meaning dried). The process of salting and drying preserves the fish and you can actually safely store this for some time. This is done to a number of kinds of fish so you can have different variants of tuyo.
Kilawing Puso ng Saging is a Filipino recipe that makes use of banana blossoms. The vegetable is sauteed and cooked in vinegar.
Salted eggs and tomato salad goes well with Tinapa (Smoked Fish), a perfect match for grilled pork, or any fried or grilled fish, best to eat with white rice, anytime.
Camaron Rebosado or battered shrimp are individually hand-dipped in an authentic Filipino style batter that fried up golden and crispy from your stove. Can be serve with plain ketchup or sweet and spicy dipping. It is the Philippines version of Japanese tempura except tempura has a light batter and served with soy sauce.
The Filipino Chicken Macaroni Salad is distinct from the other recipes because boiled chicken is added. It is also mildly sweet, with a generous helping of mayonnaise. To add to its uniqueness is the addition of hardboiled eggs, cheese and chopped fruits and vegetables, like raw onions, raisins, pineapples, carrots and pickle relish.
Chicken pastel is a traditional savory casserole dish originating in the Philippines. It includes marinated chicken, sausage, vegetables, and some sort of pastry or pastry-like topping. It may also be referred to as Filipino pie or Filipino chicken pie.
Halabos na Hipon is merely a basic way of cooking shrimp where head, tail and everything else is intact, stirred in a pan with a little water right until it changes color. The shrimps are not deveined through the shell, they’re just washed, with the antenna or the long whiskers cut, and the sharp pointed rostrum (above the eyes) trimmed out. Using just plain water is standard, but a little is needed as the shrimp have residual liquid in it.