Mussels in Tomato Fennel Broth

I make alot of mussels. They are quick, healthy, yummy and my son loves them so it’s an easy and frequent choice in my household. The challenge is how to make them differently each time since I love variety in whatever I eat. I typically never look for recipes when it comes to Mussels but […]


Baked Salmon

I found this recipe online. Again I was looking for something with minimal work during the party but with stronger flavors. This seemed to have been pretty well received by everyone at the party, though I never got to try it. Why can you never eat during your own party? Drinking isn’t a problem! INGREDIENTS: […]


Tabla’s Black Pepper Shrimp

I’ve had this dish at The Bread Bar at Tabla a couple of times. While I like it, I always felt the pepper was a little excessive so the few times I have made it, I have cut back on the pepper which I think balances the dish much more. You can make this dish […]


Mussels with a Tomato Broth

Mussels seem to be one of the most versatile things to make well. So many different flavor profiles seem to go well with mussels. Obviously the key is to get good, fresh mussels and then its pretty damn easy. I was dithering about how to make my mussels, toying between making a green curry sauce […]


Mussels with Parmigiano and Wine Broth

Ok, so this does sound like a weird combination. But bottom line is that it really works. I was in the mood for mussels and fries. I had never tried making them before, I didn’t have a recipe and I couldn’t be bothered to find a recipe or ask my Belgian neighbors. So I just […]