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Garlic Shrimp Fettuccine

This is an easy yet fancy and absolutely delicious meal. I don’t cook with shrimp very often but when I do I am amazed just how simple they are to prepare. This realization of how simple it can be sometimes to create an absolutely amazing meal is one of the many things I love about cooking [...]

Grilled Lobster Tail

It always seemed to me that preparing lobster would require quite some skill or experience but honestly, it is rather easy and simple to do. This was my very first attempt in preparing lobster. And it turned out absolutely delicious. Lucky for you, most people don’t know either that is so easy to prepare and even if they do, [...]

Mango, Crab, and Avocado Tostones – Tostones rellenos con Cangrejo

Tostones are crispy fried plantains. There are very common in the Caribbean and Latin American cuisine and also some parts of Africa. They are salted and often accompany meals. They can also be topped with food such as this crab salad and then served as appetizers. I love plantains. I think I first tried them about [...]

Fish Baked in a Salt Crust

I grew up on the coast in Northern Germany. There was a small fishing village nearby and you could buy fresh fish which was caught that day. I miss this luxury and living on the coast; I miss the beach and the sea. It is more difficult to buy fresh fish here in the mountains [...]

Italian Prawns with Cherry Tomatoes

This was my first attempt in making prawns.  It was much easier than expected and turned out perfect.  I served this dish with a big side salad and a healthy and fancy meal was prepared with little effort and time.  What a fancy yet simple, quick, and healthy meal… Ingredients 3/4 lbs / 350 g prawns 3/4 [...]

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