Ivatan Food at it’s Best

Our first day in Batanes was sunny and perfect for outdoor activities. After visiting Tukon Radar Station, the multicab driver brought us to Sitio Diura in Mahatao for our Lunch. I was informed by Tita Remy from Novita House that our food will be served in a beach front alfresco cottage in Mahatao for only Php150.00 per head. Ivatan Food may not be as unique as other regional cuisines but you will surely enjoy their food specially when you are eating right in front of the beach.:)

Fried Idek (Blue seachub)
Fried Idek (Blue seachub) – Crispy Fried Idek

The fish was a little bit overcooked but i it was definitely delicious. Idek is one of the most expensive fish in the island since fishing in the Batanes is very much dependent on the weather. Bad weather conditions in the island makes batanes seafoods sometimes a little bit pricey. (more…)

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