Although a work of fiction, one of Rex Stout’s Nero Wolfe canon – naturally, inspired today’s recipe, the dish it creates enriches the real world, our world. Baked Scallops starts with tender, flavorful shellfish (of course) poached in a subtle wine sauce. This sauce in turn is combined with a roux, herbs and spices to… Continue reading Fictional Cuisine
Colors play a crucial part in most creative efforts, cooking primary among them. Vivid hues catch the eye, inspire the imagination and, above all, whet the appetite. This is particularly true of a tropical cuisine such as Cambodia’s, which draws on vibrant local ingredients to fill its flavor palette. Take as an example today’s entry,… Continue reading Cambodian Sunrise
Good News from Peru!
The news here is pretty good too, as food has returned to this blog. Finally. What better way to celebrate than with a bright bowl of zesty ceviche? Each spoonful brings the sea’s bounty to the surface, as scallops, squid and shrimp are in glorious abundance. All of this is marinated in vibrant mixture of citrus juice,… Continue reading Good News from Peru!