Perfect shrimp cocktail. Succulent poached shrimp dipped into a tangy cocktail sauce. Who doesn’t want that? Here’s how to do it right. Every time.
This is a rich, restaurant style gumbo. No holds barred. Maximum flavour. No shortcuts. Totally worth it. Gumbo for when you want to impress. Dinner party gumbo.
Thai tom yum soup is a classic Thai dish for a reason. It’s delicious. And you can make it at home like they serve in restaurants.
Salmon salad nicoise makes a great fancy lunch or light dinner. Salmon, potatoes, green beans, tomatoes and olives. Perfectly cooked hardboiled eggs. Tied together with a simple mustard vinaigrette. Perfect.
My appreciation for quinoa came late. This was one trend I didn’t pay any attention to initially. Quinoa? Ancient grains? Sounds like barley to me. Who cares! That was a mistake. I finally got around to trying it. Hooked. That mildly nutty flavour is a canvas to play with. It’s healthy. It’s tasty. And you can do all kinds of stuff with it. Salmon with quinoa salad is just one way to use it. Not a bad one though, if I do say so myself.
Lobster bisque. This is soup for when you want to impress. Creamy. Rich. Luxurious. It’s everything wrong with French cooking. And it’s everything right with French cooking. Wonderful stuff indeed.