Fish balls are popular street food in the Philippines. Fish balls are a common food in southern China and overseas Chinese communities made from surimi. They are also common in Scandinavia, where they are usually made from cod or haddock
Daing na Bangus (Marinated Milkfish) is one of the popular Pinoy Daing Dishes. Daing is a general term for curing and preserving fish and other seafoods with salt and vinegar in the Philippines, some preparation are marinated, salted and sun-dried.
Lapu-Lapu or “grouper” comes from the word for the fish, most widely believed to be from the Portuguese name, garoupa. The origin of this name in Portuguese is believed to be from an indigenous South American language. In the Philippines, it is named lapu-lapu in Luzon, while in the Visayas and Mindanao it goes by the name pugapo.
Most Filipinos really love sinigang (sour soup) but there are other variation of this delicious soup dish. Like using different vegetables or other kind of meat. And on this one, instead of using tamarind (sweet and sour in taste), we are going to use the native guava which gives a fruity-tasting broth.
Pesang isda is a well known filipino fish recipes, it is a stew of fish (bangus, tilapia, lapu lapu, maya maya) which has a big similarity with filipino food -nilaga. In cooking pesa i always prefer using big fish stated above but if my budget permit i would rather use lapu lapu (Grouper) or maya maya(red snapper) insted of tilapia and Bangus for more flavorful and tasty. Anyway if you like to try one of Filipino fish recipe here’s how i prepare easy fish recipes – pesang isda.