Grilled Diver Scallops with Grilled Veggies

Scallops are one of my favorite seafood. They will adapt to most flavors you will use them for. Scallops can be grilled, sautéed, roasted or even poached. The varieties to prepare scallops are endless. When purchasing scallops make sure to buy from a reputable seafood market and ask for their heritage. The last thing you want are scallops, which have traveled all over the world. Ask for scallops harvested from American coastlines. Most seafood markets have already removed the scallops from there beautiful pinkish shell. There are two types of scallops: bay and sea scallops. Bay scallops are … [Read more...]

Baked Spicy Tilapia with Thyme Garlic Sauce

      This recipe is for those guys who never have time to put a dish on the table, myself included. I should have created a blog with dishes under 20 minutes. At least once a week I scramble and think what can I cook in less than 25 minutes. However, I love to cook really nice dishes, too. Those of course take far longer to cook, but are a lot more enjoyable. The following dish is served without starches, since my wife is cutting down on starchy foods like rice and potatoes. Here we have a tilapia filet which is marinated with a few spices, placed over lightly blanched vegetables … [Read more...]

First things first: Start cooking

Cooking can be as efficient or as elaborate as you want it to be. The principles are always the same; however, new cooking trends emerge and change the way we look at certain recipes and how they are being prepared.  In a restaurant kitchen you have every stock and broth at your disposal, which makes it very easy to not only cook for large amount of people, but to create a great variety of different abbreviations a certain stock or broth. Obviously the average person doesn’t have the time and the resources to cook like a chef in a restaurant, but that is not necessarily true. Nowadays most … [Read more...]