When it comes to seafood, very few things can compare to eating plump fresh diver scallops. Perfectly prepared, they need nothing more than a simple sprinkle of salt and pepper to bring out their subtle salty, sweet flavor. To get that crispy sear on the outside and barely cooked pearly white texture on the inside isContinue reading “Pan Seared Scallops, Haricot Vert, Easter Radish, Bacon, Sorrel”
They are not really a bean, but a small succulent plant that grows near salt water. This particular species, Salicornia virginica used raw, made a tasty briny garnish for pan roasted cod. Funny enough because of it’s crunch and pickly flavor, we also found it a nice complement to a creamy funky cheese like Taleggio.
The crispy skin, crunchy tail fin, fleshy cheeks (my mum likes the eyeballs)…In my opinion, these are the things that make digging into a whole fish worthwhile. Dorade is a meaty fish with a really clean flavor, and just a hint of sweetness and minerality.
Flaky white fish in a crispy light beer batter with golden fries with a crisp, salty exterior, but creamy and sweet on the inside? It may appear to be an unassuming and simple dish, but it’s not easy to make good fish and chips. Just getting the chips (ahem, fries) right is tricky enough.
It’s no secret that keeping restaurant hours makes it difficult to spend time with friends and family. When most people are relaxing with their families after a day at work, or sharing a drink or a meal with friends, I am the most busy at work. When my fellow cooks and I are finally leavingContinue reading “Comfort Food Pt. 1: Mom’s Mohingha”