What a lovely meal!! I got the inspiration for this dish from Vicki Bensinger at In-Home Culinary Classes, although we have modified it considerably. The dish just looked sooo good I couldn’t resist giving it a try. This is a real show stopper that will impress any dinner guest, not to mention your family.
And now for something completely different…How long has it been since you had a delicious shrimp salad? Well, that’s too long. ;) Continue reading Tropical Shrimp Salad
Summer is waning and almost to an end. Nonetheless, we are still enjoying summer’s bounty while it is still available. This was a delicious salad full of fresh ingredients with a tropical flair. Continue reading Shrimp-Mango Salad with Orange-Coconut Vinaigrette Topped with Grated Fresh Coconut
Another fresh, summertime, weeknight meal. :) Staying with my theme of light refreshing summertime meals, this is what we made for dinner last night. Continue reading Ancho Crusted Seared Bigeye Tuna with Mango-Coconut Salsa
OK, you can blame this post on Alice Lau, Girl in a Food Frenzy and her post “Time to take a bath…a water bath that is…” as she really piqued my interest into Sous Vide and Modernist Cuisine. Now while this isn’t your typical sous vide dish, it is definitely “Under Pressure.” Continue reading Faux Steak Tartare: Compressed Watermelon with Mango Yolk
This is a beautiful, light lunch that is perfect for summer. Serve this with an avocado sandwich for lunch and you will think you’re in the tropics. Continue reading Mango Gazpacho with Pickled Shrimp