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  • Italian seafood soup from the Big Apple

    I really love this seafood soup, and I will be demanding on finding the key ingredients. Vital for making this soup is to have (uncooked) medium sized or large shrimp shells (or other crustacean shells) available. Use some clams or mussels and at ...
  • Battera (pressed sushi) with preserved mackerel

    Battera is literally a pressed sushi. In Japan mackerel sushi is much more popular  than salmon or tuna for the obvious reason of cost. But as this dish will reveal, a pressed sushi with pickled mackerel displays a rich taste. An unexpected and ...
  • Clam Chowder from New England

    A clam chowder is nothing more or less than a soup made with clams and broth. In New England the broth contains cream and is rather white; in Rhode Island the broth is semi-transparent and in Manhattan the broth is red as it contains tomatoes.  ...
  • Dashi, broth from Japan

    Dashi, broth from Japan is a staple in the Japanese kitchen. The most simple, vegetarian version of dashi is kombu, sun dried seaweed or kelp, steeped in water. For a  richer version use also katsuobushi (based on skipjack tuna or bonito). The fish ...
  • Pickled mackerel in brine and vinegar

    Pickled mackerel is an example of a traditional way of preserving food.  Here we pickle raw, fatty fish before storing it in a vinaigrette or mustard sauce or using it in a battera, Japan's pressed sushi. The art of making pickled mackerel Pick...
  • Scallops, peas and meat topped with Iberico ham

    First encountered in a tapas restaurant, this is a flavorful and aesthetically good looking dish. Use fresh scallops if you can.  The art Parts of this dish can be prepared ahead of time or could even be a left-over of another dish. I sometimes ...
  • Shrimp bisque

    In making this shrimp bisque, we use the power of heat and boiling water to extract flavour and minerals from crustaceans’ shells and vegetables. It provides a large richness, because they contain hearty tasting amino acids. Raw shrimp contains ...
  • Salmon tartar

    This raw fish dish will impress your guests. Because even those who normally do not eat raw fish, usually appreciate the taste. And the flavours, the fresh taste and the colorful presentation are unique. Use preferably Atlantic salmon for this dish: ...