Sicilian Squid Stew Recipe

Sicilian Squid Stew

Calamari in Umido is a classic of the Sicilian cuisine. I love this dish as it is straightforward and easy to make as long you follow one rule: either you cook the squid 3 minutes or 30 minutes.

Portuguese Fish Soup Recipe

Portuguese Fish Soup

Visiting Portugal last year I was able to enjoy the ubiquitous Caldeirada do Mar, a Portuguese fish soup. I choose to give it an African touch by adding a bit of Piri-Piri,

Endives and Shrimp Tart Recipe

Endives and Shrimp Tart

A tart just right for a warm summer’s night. Coating shrimps in the endives caramel sauce creates a contrasting harmony, salty and sweet. In France it is called Tarte aux Endives et Crevettes, a posh tart, effortlessly made. Dead easy and amazingly delicious.

Orzo and Shrimp Salad with Feta Cheese Recipe

Orzo and Shrimp Salad with Feta Cheese

A different twist on a pasta salad. No mayonnaise or any creamy dressing.  Refreshing with a salty kick of feta cheese and a garlicky oregano sauce. I got a lot of compliments when I brought it along to an outdoor party with friends in Miami. I made sure to drain the orzo pasta thoroughly, spreading it on paper towels. This resulted in a  pasta salad that did not clump together but was light and airy.