There must be some truth to the belief that even hot soup can refresh the body on summer days. I cooked and published the recipe for this pot of chicken tinola exactly five years ago on a day which, in the tradition of Philippine summers, must have been as terribly hot as it was today. So, I am republishing this post — we can all use a respite from the heat by enjoying a light delicious soup. … Continue reading »
Inspired by a chicken soup called halang-halang, this fish dish is great as a soup or as a main dish. A single 800-gram pompano is enough for three persons. Add cubes of green papaya, chayote or upo (bottle gourd) to make it even more filling.