Pan-seared cod with green beans and butter and white wine sauce

"Eating well is a form of self-respect" Today I was reading an article about a girl, who has gone to Africa to work as a volunteer with kids at an orphanage. Needless to say - poor countries, where any kind of food is a luxury. She compared the happiness and joy of those, who had … Continue reading Pan-seared cod with green beans and butter and white wine sauce

Risotto with shrimp

Risotto is always a good idea! All you need is love, a bit of patience and a few ingredients! People reasonably say that love is one of the most important ingredients! Couldn't agree more. Now when it comes to risotto - you also need to add patience. And then the rest is  covered! Risotto is … Continue reading Risotto with shrimp

Hot (or not) glass noodles with seafood cocktail

Seafood! And you got my attention anytime and every time!I'm sure there are plenty more species in the oceans that I have not tried yet. There are definitely those I've not heard of - but show me and I'll try them. I have some on my "to do - to try list", unfortunately they are … Continue reading Hot (or not) glass noodles with seafood cocktail

Grilled octopus with baby potatoes, baby aubergines and smoked paprika

"If you've lost your appetite today, I think I have it!" Ordering food at a restaurant, there are several ingredients that always draw my attention. One of them is octopus. I love it in many shapes and forms, yet grilled octopus wins over everything else! I must admit I had tried quite a few times … Continue reading Grilled octopus with baby potatoes, baby aubergines and smoked paprika

Shrimp Scampi

Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy shrimp and it's kind of the same thing! What is your favorite go to food to cook? Mine is all kinds of seafood. I love (almost) everything that comes out of the ocean, sea, lake or river, cooked (almost) any way possible! When it comes to quick … Continue reading Shrimp Scampi

Wild mussels in spicy tomato sauce

"You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces. Just good food from fresh ingredients" ~Julia Child There was a time when I thought cooking fish or any kind of seafood for that matter was some complicated business, unless it came in a form of frozen fish fingers. That was quite a while ago though. The more … Continue reading Wild mussels in spicy tomato sauce

Octopus braised in Cava (with video)

Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.   Last night I had a dream. I dreamt about cooking and taking delicious photos. It has been a while. The beginning of summer pulled … Continue reading Octopus braised in Cava (with video)

Rose wine jelly with fresh raspberries

"In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is strength, in water there is bacteria." David Auerbach, 2002 The sun is coming out more often, the days are longer and the greenery is more and more visible each day! Love spring! May favorite time of year and probably one of the main reasons besides nature's … Continue reading Rose wine jelly with fresh raspberries