Cook your pinangat na tulingan like your lola would—in a clay pot

Bony tuna cooked old-school


700 g. medium-sized tulingan or tuna

30 pcs. sun-dried kamias

4 tbsp. rock salt

11 cups of water

Banana leaves

Basil flowers and sorrel wood for garnish

Clay pot


  1. Place banana leaves inside the pot and add sun-dried kamias.
  2. Wrap the head part of tulingan or tuna to prevent it from falling apart while cooking.
  3. Put wrapped fish in the clay pot and add salt and water.
  4. Place clay pot over medium heat and wait for it to boil. Once it reaches boiling point, adjust fire to low heat. Cover clay pot.
  5. Let it cook for about 4 hours.

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