Spicy Baked Mussels

Ingredients 2 lbs. mussels, cleaned 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup finely shredded cheese, or more ½ cup chopped parsley & chives 2 tbsp. melted unsalted butter 1 tbsp (white) sugar 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp hot sauce (i.e. tabasco) 1 tbsp red crushed pepper ½ tsp garlic powder ½ ground black pepper Olive [...]

Paksiw na Bangus

Spicy milkfish cooked in ginger, garlic and vinegar. Quick, easy and delish!

Creamy Mussel-Shrimp Soup

 Prep Time: 20 mins | Cook Time: 30 mins | Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients 2 lbs. mussels, cleaned 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled & deveined, heads on 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons minced garlic ½ cup diced yellow onion ½ tablespoon dry thyme leaves Ÿ teaspoon red crushed pepper  [...]

My husband and I got to taste the Hefner Grill's fried shrimp several times back in the days. We like the stuff, obviously. Since HG is now a couple hundred miles away from us, that means that dining out at HG is thinly impossible which led me to start making our own fried shrimp at [...]

Fresh Herbs Marinated Salmon

Ingredients 2-4 salmon fillets, or 2 2-inch slices, halves 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives 1 tablespoon fresh thymes 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary 1 teaspoon fresh oregano ½ teaspoon ground black pepper Ÿ teaspoon ground ginger 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoons sesame [...]

Spicy Shrimp Curry In Coconut Cream

Prep: 20 minutes | Cook: 40 mins | Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 ½ pounds large shrimp, deveined 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 medium fresh ginger, cut into julienne 1 medium onion, chopped 5 cloves garlic, minced ½ pound pork belly, thinly sliced 2 ½ cups coconut cream 1 [...]

Easy Baked Honey-Glazed Salmon

Ingredients  2-4 fillets salmon 3 tablespoons dijon mustard 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce 2 ½ tablespoons honey Ÿ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives Salt and pepper, to taste 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Ÿ - ½ cup panko bread crumbs, for dusting Directions  Preheat the oven to [...]

Rockfish with Creamy Coconut Milk and Tomato Sauce

Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 35 mins | Yield: 2 servings The other day, I was not up to make anything for dinner at all. 😛 I was too "lazy" to get in the kitchen so I thought "Ok, let's  just finish up some leftovers". BUT, upon opening the fridge, the very first thing I saw was the [...]

Shrimp Spring Rolls with Hoisin-Peanut Dipping Sauce

Prep: 45 mins | Cook: 8-10 mins | Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients  Spring Rolls: 1 pound shrimp, cooked, peeled, halved lengthwise ½ pound fine rice vermicelli, cooked 2 cups romaine lettuce, finely shredded 1 medium cucumber, halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced 1 carrot, julienned Ÿ cup sliced green onion 20-25 fresh cilantro sprigs 20-25 fresh mint leaves [...]

Cheesy Baked Tilapia

Prep: 25 mins | Cook: 40-45 min | Yield: 4 servings Ingredients  1 big whole fresh tilapia, cleaned and pat dried 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 ½ tablespoons creole seasoning, recipe follows  1 (14 oz.) can diced tomatoes 4  gloves garlic, coarsely diced 3 shallots, chopped ½ cup sliced mushrooms, optional 2-3 medium eggplants, sliced, optional [...]