Yellow Curry Pot

26. October 2006 Chicken, Shellfish 0
The wind was howling in New York City this week. All I wanted was something warm, thick and filling for dinner. This stems from two yellow curry recipes, one with chicken and one with fish balls because who says you can’t have it all? I visited the newly-renovated Asia Market on Mulberry at the corner ...

China: Blue Crab Special

11. August 2006 Shellfish 0
I could imagine Anna when she was a kid picking and sucking out the meat from these steamed crabs until her fingers turned wrinkly and raisin-like. She told me that most Cantonese grew up with the salty egg and meat patty combination but her father made it extra special by mixing it with steamed blue ...

Grilled Squid with Parsley and Caper Salad

04. July 2006 Shellfish 0
Adapted from a delicious. Magazine recipe using caperberry Ingredients: 4 squid hoods, cleaned 1 small bottle of capers a handful of flat parsley, finely chopped 1 preserved lemon, sliced thinly red wine vinegar croutons olive oil 1. Rub the squid all over with olive oil. Heat a chargrilled pan and cook for 3 minutes per ...

Moules Marinieres

13. June 2006 Shellfish 0
I love making this mussels dish because it only takes a splash of white wine and some herbs I usually have handy anyway. Ingredients: 1 bag of mussels, about 2 pounds, beard and barnacles cleaned and scraped off 1 cup dry white wine 2 shallots, chopped 2 tbsps unsalted butter a handful of flat parsley, ...

Red Wine Squid Salad

17. September 2005 Shellfish 0
Adapted from Cold Food’s chargrilled octopus recipe Ingredients: 1 pound squid, cleaned, washed, paper towel-dried 2 tbsps red wine 2 tbsps soy sauce 2 tbsps hoisin sauce 3 cloves garlic, crushed vegetable oil salt and pepper 1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl to make marinade. Add squid, too and marinate for a couple ...