Seafood

Scallop Ceviche

ceviche

Have you heard of Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing? It’s a great read. Inspired by her principles, my hubby and I decided to go through the KonMari process. So far,…

Arugula Spaghetti with Tuna

tuna spaghetti

If you love the classic al dente pasta tossed in olive oil, garlic and chili flakes then this dish is definitely for you. It’s an elevated version of the olive oil pasta. I love this recipe. I don’t even know…

Grilled Salmon Pita

greek salmon pita 2

There is a restaurant in Manhattan Beach called Petros and it serves up great classic Greek dishes. On their lunch menu is a Grilled Salmon Pita that I order everytime, and instead of the Caesar dressing I get a lemon…

Brown Rice Paella

paella

This paella has every right kind of wrong imaginable. Hmm okay I sound like I’m doing a Vegas Cosmopolitan Hotel commercial since “the right kind of wrong” actually is their tagline. I meant this in the nicest way possible though. Today, paella…

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Salmon

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In our household, we all agree that my mother-in-law makes the best spring rolls. In fact, she is one of the best cooks I’ve ever met, especially when it comes to Southeast Asian cuisine. Whenever we visit my in-laws, I eagerly…

Risotto Bake with Shrimp and Kale Pesto

kale pesto risotto

I was doubtful in making an oven baked risotto dish because the risotto does most of the cooking in the oven and not on stovetop, but I was pleasantly surprised by the consistency. I couldn’t tell the difference at all and the rice had…

White Wine Fettuccine with Mussels

mussels wine pasta

I just love seafood dishes with that light wine and garlic flavor infused in the sauce. It is so refreshing and fresh tasting. Mussels and clams are also surprisingly easy to cook, though I find it slightly weird as the…

Mexican Salmon in Corn Husks

baked salmon

When people think corn husks, most think tamales. But corn husks are actually great in baking and grilling because of the naturally infused roasted corn flavor. When I saw Marcela Valladolid cooking one of her mom’s favorites, Salmon in Corn Husks,…