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)

Baby squid braised in Cava with garlic, sun dried tomatoes and smoked paprika

"I'm on a seafood diet. I see food and I eat it!" Seafood in general is the easiest to tamper with! When it comes to fish, one advise may be given - don't f*** with it (excuse my French)! The simpler you handle it, the more rewarding the result. Now I have found myself that some … Continue reading Baby squid braised in Cava with garlic, sun dried tomatoes and smoked paprika

Champagne jelly with fresh berries

"I drink champagne on two occasions: when I'm in love and when I'm not!" Coco Chanel     Nowadays in Lithuania feels like a tropical paradise - well at least for those that love hot weather. If thinking of a creamy, rich or sweet dessert at such temperatures doesn't sound anywhere close to appealing, go … Continue reading Champagne jelly with fresh berries