Shrimp Cups

This is really nice recipe! It is flavorful and easy to make. Ingredients: Serves 12- Makes 24 cups For the cups: 6 flour tortillas 2 tablespoons butter, melted For the scampi: 450 grams scampi or large prawns ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 cloves garlic,…

New England Lobster Roll

Eating lobster is usually luxury for us – reserved for special occasions or a special and delicious treat! But thanks to the local supermarket having a campaign and selling reasonable lobsters this autumn we’ve been eating (and thoroughly enjoying) this delicious seafood quite a bit! Ingredients: (Serves 2-4) Prep time:10 mins Total time:10 mins 500…

Tempura Oyster

Ingredients (serves 4): For the Thai-style dipping sauce: 8 tablespoons Thai fish sauce, (nam pla) 3-4 tbsp soft brown sugar 2 cloves garlic, finely crushed 3 small red chilli 2.5 cm finely chopped fresh ginger 50 g green beans, trimmed and finely sliced 2 limes, juice only For the oysters: 2 tsp black peppercorns 2 tsp…

Scallops with Honey Soy Glaze and Fried Basil Leaves.

Ingredients (serves 4): 6-8 Large fresh scallops 3 tablespoons Sesame seeds 2 tablespoons Cornstarch Salt and Pepper 2 tablespoons Avocado Oil or any high heat oil for searing 2 tablespoons Soy Sauce 4 tablespoons Honey 1 tablespoons Rice Vinegar 1 tablespoons Kecap Manis 2 tablespoons Butter Ingredients for fried basil leaves 8-10 fresh basil leave
avocado…

Salmon Sashimi with Ginger and Hot Sesame Oil

This dish is light and healthy and is the perfect starter for a New Year’s Eve or for Valentine’s Day. The hot sesame oil lightly cooks the salmon and creating a lovely texture and fragrance. Ingredients (serves 4): 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon fresh orange juice…

Lime Marinated Salmon

This starter is quick to make, fresh and makes the perfect party food for a summer evening with good friends. I paired it with a dry Riesling, a Carl Loewen Riesling Quant Trocken 2015, which comlimented the dish perfectly. Ingredients (4 portions): 200 g good quality salmon 2 tomatoes 2 spring onion 1 lime 1 tablespoon…

Tequila Prawns

Makes 24 Takes 20 mins Ingredients: 24 raw king prawns 3 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, sliced pinch chilli flakes 1 lemon, zest and juice 4tbsp tequila garlic mayonnaise, to serve Method: Heat the oil in a pan with the garlic, chilli and half the lemon zest to allow the flavours to infuse. Add…

LOBSTER SPAGHETTI (SPAGHETTI ALL’ASTICE)

This is any easy and delicious way to serve lobster. You can use fresh lobster or cooked lobster. If you use cooked lobster just mix the lobster in the dish at the end, at the same time as you mix in the spaghetti. Ingredients (serves 4): 1 (500 g) live lobster 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive…

Bittersweet Scallops 

This recipe is so easy to make and both looks and tastes great. I paired it with a Kühling-Gillot Qvinterra Riesling trocken 2014. It went well with the dish, but I think a sweeter Riesling would have matched the dish even better because of the acidity from the lemon and ginger in the dish. Ingredients:…

Smoked Salmon and Prawn Cocktail

 This starter is light and tastes great and is an exciting twist on the classic prawn coctail. I paired it with a Cotes du Jura 2013 Chardonnay. The wine has a fresh acidity that made it quite a good pairing with the dish. Ingredients (serves 4) 2 tablespoons crème fraîche 2 tablespoons horseradish sauce 8 slices smoked salmon 12 large cooked…

Pomegranate Crab

I am not much of a beer drinker, I actually don’t like beer at all and tonight’s recipe is built around beer. I keep telling my children that you cannot say you don’t like something until you have tried it and I have never tried Belgian white beer. So when I found this recipe on the excellent…

Crab sandwich with orange and mint mayo

  I tried this recipe for the first time yesterday. The ingreedients really complemented each other and I will definitely make this one again. I tried to pair it with a dry and fruity riesling, a 2015 Pfluger Buntsandstein. The wine is deliciously intense, zesty and with fresh lemon fruit. However the wine didn’t fully compliment the dish. Then I…