An excellent side dish for seafood and fish adobo:
Grill three eggplants. Peel off skin while still hot. Roughly chop eggplants. Add 2 tbsp. onions, 1 tbsp. calamansi juice, 2 tbsp. extra thick coconut milk, 1/2 tsp. salt and a pinch of black pepper.
Manibalang mango salad
Slice 2 almost ripened but slightly tart mangoes. Add 1/4 cup onion, 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes and 2 tbsp. bagoong guisado.
Bamboo shoots and water chestnut salad
1/4 cup canned bamboo shoots, julienned
1 cup sliced water chestnuts
Toss together with 1 tbsp. hoisin sauce, 1 tsp. soy sauce, 1 tsp. sugar and 1 tsp. rice wine.