Paella Marinera or also known Paella de Morisco is one of several Filipino dish adaptation from Spain. Traditional versions consists of fresh seafood available at the time, commonly used are shrimp, crabs and mussels.
Cavite is well-known for its fresh mussels. The abundance of these marine products, created a variety of local dishes. Ginatang tahong, where-in the mussels are cooked in lemon grass, chilli and coconut milk.