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pesa

Pesà or pinesà refers to a dish of boiled fish or chicken with broth that is seasoned with a bit of ginger and other spices.

  • Pesang Lapu-Lapu
    Pesang Lapu-Lapu
    Posted in: Fish

    Pesang Lapu-Lapu by Toyang Noresa.

    In Tagalog, pesa refers to a type of stew with ginger, while lapu-lapu is a type of grouper fish. Pesa is usually associated with dalag (mudfish), but of course there are many variations. You can even make a pesa with chicken!

  • Pesang Tilapia
    Pesang Tilapia
    Posted in: Fish

    Pesang Tilapia by Mommy Shelette.

    Tilapia is a favorite fish to eat in the Philippines. It can be fried or grilled, or in the case of the dish pesang tilapia, cooked with ginger in a stew.

  • Pesang Bangus
    Pesa
    Posted in: General Info

    Pesang Bangus by Mommy Shelette. In Tagalog, pesa refers to a type of stew with ginger, while bangus is milkfish. Pesa is usually associated with dalag (mudfish), but of course there are many variations. You can even make a pesa with chicken! That would be called pesang manok. It’s been said that the word pesa […]