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Filipino Food Vocabulary: Shrimp in Tagalog is Hipon.

  • Ginataang Tagunton
    Posted in: Shellfish

    Photo by Mildred Cruz of Ginataang Tagunton.

    Freshwater shrimp… tiny species of Macrobrachium living in Laguna de Bay.

  • Sinigang na Hipon
    Sinigang na Hipon
    Posted in: Seafood

    Featured photo: Sinigang na Hipon by Mary Rizale.

    Sinigang is a class of sour broth with a prominent ingredient such as pork or milkfish. In the case of sinigang na hipon, the main feature is shrimp, which is hipon in Tagalog.

  • Fresh Filipino Seafood Bounty in one dish!
    Posted in: Seafood

    Photo by Kaycel Corral of fresh Filipino seafood bounty in one dish! Mussels, Shrimp, Crabs, Clams… Tahong, Hipon, Alimango, Halaan With potatoes and corn… Na may kasamang patatas at mais…