Filipino Seafood Dishes Swim to Sweet, Spicy & Sour Territories

Korsha Wilson

It’s no surprise the Pinoy are passionate about pork. But with 7,000 islands composing the Philippines, there’s also much love for bold fish and shellfish dishes, from sweet and silky milk fish (bangus) marinated in vinegar and garlic or cooked in coconut milk, to fish tinola served in a sour ginger broth. Even the country’s most popular condiment, taba ng talangka, is made from fatty crab roe, which adds complexity,...