Posts Tagged ‘Shrimp’

  • I am a web designer by day and a food enthusiast by night. I'm originally from the Fort Lauderdale/Miami area but moved to the west coast (first Oregon ans now California) three years ago. Prior to that I spent two years in France and Spain. Living in Europe not only made me a much more experimental cook, but also taught me about the importance of improvising in a recipe -- because on most days I could never find all of the ingredients I needed!

    I try to use fresh/seasonal market ingredients when available and I add hot peppers to pretty much everything (so watch out!). I hope you enjoy my recipes and feel free to share.

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Coconut Shrimp

Growing up in Florida, I gained a love for coconut shrimp. It was always a treat to go out and order them as an appetizer (and later in life for happy hour!). I FINALLY got around to making them and they were well worth the...

by admin on September 22nd, 2015
No Comments  Mains, Seafood, Starters, Tapas & Snacks

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Shrimp & Red Pepper Pasta with a Garlic & White Wine Reduction Sauce

I found some Rovellón mushrooms at the local fruit & vegetable shop recently and so I decided to sauté them with red peppers and shrimp in a delicious and rich pasta dish. It would also work well with oyster mushrooms. Here is the recipe: Serves: 2...

by admin on November 23rd, 2013
No Comments  Mains, Seafood

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Honey Ginger Shrimp and Brussel Sprouts

I always seem to end up with way too many brussel sprouts every time I buy them so I like to come up with different ways to use them, like this Coconut Chili Chicken & Udon Noodle Soup I made last week. Here is a...

by admin on October 29th, 2013
No Comments  Ethnic, Mains, Seafood

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Gỏi cuốn (Vietnamese Summer Rolls)

I’ve recently started making Gỏi cuốn (literally summer or salad roll) quite often, as it makes a nice and healthy lunch, and I love the hands-on aspect of everybody at the table making their own. I like to pile ingredients on a plate or cutting...

by admin on August 20th, 2013
No Comments  Ethnic, Mains, Salads, Starters, Tapas & Snacks