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This week's Featured Food Friday player is ...

Ms. Dominique, with her post: Rainbow Cake and Set Lunch on a Friday, on her blog, From Dominique's Desk.

Isn't that a cute shot? A Rainbow Cake and a sweet smile is always an eye-catcher (for me)! Click on the shot and see the story behind it! :)
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While walking home, I decided to check in on one of the wet markets along the way. I was very much surprised to see LIVE tilapia (fish) being sold, I know I just had to buy at least a kilogram. I saw that he had mussels, too ... so I got myself half a kilo. Here is what I did with my loot. :P

Drunken Mussles and Steamed Tilapia

For the Drunken Mussels

  • half a kilogram of mussels (cleaned and debearded)
  • one onion, chopped
  • five garlic cloves, chopped
  • ginger (around an inch), chopped
  • one tablespoon butter
  • around a cup of beer
  • chili


- Place the mussels in a container and dump in the other ingredients. Place inside steamer and cook until the shells have opened. Easy-peasy! :)



For the Steamed Tilapia


  • fresh tilapia (cleaned and scales removed)
  • garlic, ginger, onion, tomato (all sliced)
  • salt, pepper, calamansi/lemon juice


- Place fish first then add in the other ingredients, except for the juice. Cook in steamer, for about twenty minutes. Once cooked, add in the juice. Remove and serve immediately.


I know, adding loads of mayonnaise in that steamed tilapia is not healthy. lol. But it tasted real good! Hubby and I had a feast that day. :D

Oh, before I forget: Happy Hearts Day!!!! :)

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6 shared thoughts:

Winnie at: Fri Feb 14, 06:45:00 AM GMT+8 said...

Rainbow cake is such fun to make, and everybody loves it :)

Thank you Maiylah for hosting another party and I wish you a wonderful weekend

Hazel Ceej at: Fri Feb 14, 11:31:00 AM GMT+8 said...

Ah... San Mig right beside yummy tilapia! What could be better than that?! Happy Hearts Day too, Maiylah. Thanks again for hosting Food Friday. Here's to more culinary delights in 2014!

Oggi at: Sat Feb 15, 05:44:00 AM GMT+8 said...

Seafood, love them!

BarbViel at: Sat Feb 15, 12:36:00 PM GMT+8 said...

That rainbow cake looks magnificent!
Thanks for hosting, Maiylah.

Nicholas V at: Sat Feb 15, 12:37:00 PM GMT+8 said...

Fish and seafood are so good for our health. As long as you don't overdo the mayonnaise :-)
And Rainbow Cake for dessert!
Thanks for being such a good hostess, Maiylah!

maiylah at: Thu Feb 20, 06:12:00 PM GMT+8 said...

@Winnie: i agree, rainbow cakes are pretty! thanks, too Winnie! :)

@Hazel: san mig beer is great with just about anything, right? hehe. thanks, too, Hazel

@Ms. Oggi: i didn't like seafood before kasi yun palagi food namin while I was growing up. lol. now i know how good it is (and how expensive! lol), specially when really fresh!

@BarbViel: thanks, too! :)

@Nicholas: i know, right? lol. thanks for being a wonderful player too! :)

many many thanks everyone for sharing your food posts!
much appreciated! <3

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