Bagoong is a staple in the majority of Filipino Households. Ilocano Brand Bagoong Tirong is a popular and trusted brand for fish sauce in the country. It has various uses from dips to sour fruits like green mango, chicharon, and other popular finger foods. In addition, it is also a perfect dip for steamed saba - a kind of banana in the Philippines. Some also use fish sauce or bagoong in some vegetable dishes like pinakbet a popular dish for Ilocanos or those residing in the northern part of Luzon like Ilocos. It is also a delicious ingredient for the delicious Filipino meat dish binagoongan.