How to make great Filipino Ginataan Isda – fish fillet with coconut milk – Pinoy Ginataan, alternatively spelled guinataan, is a Filipino term which refers to food cooked with gata – the Filipino word for coconut milk.[1] Literally translated, ginataan means “done with coconut milk”. Due to the general nature of the term, it can refer to a number of different dishes, each called ginataan, but distinct from one another. http