All posts tagged: Cravings

Ensaladang Lato (Seaweed Salad)

Along with my craving for salty food I also miss some fresh salad’s from back home. Growing up in Davao we were spoiled with good quality seafood. You should see my Aunt’s house it’s garden path was once covered with oyster shells, oh yes we had a bountiful of grilled fish, seashells and seaweeds every weekend that we enjoy by the beach.   One of the seaweed that I enjoy eating and truly miss is called Lato. My sister sent me a photo of what they had for lunch paired with some grilled liempo.   I can just taste the sea with each pop of the seaweed’s tiny bulb. If only I can find some here in Dubai.   Ensaladang Lato -a bunch of Lato (about 250 to 300 grams) -2 tomatoes -3 small onions Carefully clean the lato with water. Cut tomatoes and onion in wedges. Arrange it on the plate. For the dressing our familly enjoy it with a tablespoon of vinegar and a teaspoon of soy sauce. Or just eat it that …

Eating again

I’m so happy that we are entering our 2nd trimester with my appetite back and enjoying kitchen work again. On our first trimester all the food you see above I can’t eat. Then I woke up with a craving to eat Tortang Talong, Sardines, and Dilis I was happy to find all of the ingredients in my pantry.