Homemade Sardines Recipe: No Can Openers Needed Here

Sardines saved many of us from days we’re too lazy to bring out a pan and cook. You just open a can or a bottle, and you’ve got instant ulam that seems like it’s just made for hot rice. Think of it beyond the convenience though, and you can dissect the nuances of the ready-to-eat fish—the soft,… Continue reading Homemade Sardines Recipe: No Can Openers Needed Here

Calamares Recipe: Tender—Not Gummy—Squid Rings in Crispy Coating

We love calamares as much as our pre-teen cousins or beer-bellied titos. What’s not to like? Deep-fried squid rings encased in a crunchy breading. Sure, it’s a knock-off of Mediterranean (or is the fried version American?) calamari. But the culture around—and the method behind—it is purely Filipino, which explains why we’ll never find a local restaurant without… Continue reading Calamares Recipe: Tender—Not Gummy—Squid Rings in Crispy Coating

Filet-O-Fish Recipe: How to Make a Fast Food-Style Fried Fish Sandwich

It sucks that the Filet-O-Fish sandwich only comes to us once a year. As if we’d choose beef burgers or chicken sandwiches over fish sandwiches every single time we’re at McDonald’s. (We get the spaghetti, too, you know.) But the beauty of our food hacks is that it gives you your restaurant favorites anytime—in massive… Continue reading Filet-O-Fish Recipe: How to Make a Fast Food-Style Fried Fish Sandwich