Mom’s Seafood Stew

Mom's seafood stewThis is a very personal, nostalgic and meaningful recipe to me. It was something which I cooked for my mom while she was ill and the last thing I prepared for her. I added some twists to my original recipe since. It remains a simple, tasty and heartfelt dish, perfect for rainy weather and cold nights.

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Sake Mussels

Mussels in Sake

Mussels are my favorite shellfish to cook, but only if I can get my hands on the live ones from New Zealand. The combination of earthy sweetness from the flesh and saltiness from the sea gives it a special flavor. This version was born out of a tiredness of the white wine garlic or beer base which mussels are usually cooked in. Sake gives a much better aftertaste.

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