Month: April 2018

Vietnamese herb and pomelo salad with roasted salmon belly

Vietnamese herb and pomelo salad with roasted salmon belly

One of the things I love about Northern California is the prevalence of farmer’s markets brimming with local produce and seafood. Last weekend one of the vendors had fresh salmon bellies from fish that had been caught off the coast that morning.  Salmon bellies along…

La Paz Batchoy – Philippines Pork Noodle Soup

La Paz Batchoy – Philippines Pork Noodle Soup

Before the Spaniards arrived in the Philippines, Chinese traders frequented the island chain and brought a lot of their culinary influences, including noodle soups  However, this soup is not strictly Chinese and has Spanish influences such as the addition of  chicharron or pork cracklings.  I…