Appetizers that make you smile

Do you ever wake up startled?  i mean, as far as you are aware you are sound asleep, enjoying an awesome dream (hopefully) when suddenly you sit up and for want of a word shout Eureka! It happened to me recently I woke up with this crazy idea which, of course, I had to put…

A lobster feast indeed!

Having fun is, in my opinion, what life is all about. I was playing a goof, as I normally am, while vacationing in Orlando one year when a thought came to me, “Why don’t I give my pal John in Nassau a call and see what he is up to?” John, a bit of a…

Oysters Rockefeller for your Valentine?

It’s tasty, it’s got the credentials of an aphrodisiac and its legacy is rich I first tried this dish somewhere in America during my travelling years, but haven’t come across it in recent times. But it’s a genuine treat, and February being the month of love, readers may want to present their beloved with a…

Sushi? No, it doesn’t have to be raw fish…

“Let’s make rice cool.” The slogan on the little box caught my attention. Mmm, what was this? I was meandering around D. A. Niels, my favourite cooking accessory store in the Peg. I’ve spent many hours in that store looking over this gadget or that whisk. I could spend thousands of dollars there! The day…

The chef creates a salad

Snow be gone, and let’s have colour at the table! I miss the spring. It’s not that I’m tired of this great city, just that I’ve had enough of the snow. And I need some colour. I’m not angling to go off on a vacation in some place more colourful. But I have been longing…