Poached Cod Fillet With Whole-Grain Mustard Sauce And Pomegranate Pilaf

> > > Cod – (Kabeljau / Dorsch / タラ Tara / Morue / Bacalao / smk alqadi / Treska / Turska / Γάδος Gádos / Kele / Torsk / треска, etc, etc. 🙂 . Until a few short years ago, cod (kabeljau), and especially cod in mustard sauce was a very popular dish in Europe. It was very cheap, tasted great, […]

Tonkatsu With Cilantro/Pomegranate Rice

> Mixing  freshly steamed rice with cilantro is very common. Mixing cilantro rice with pomegranate seeds not so much, at least I have never seen it before. But what a treat it is. The combination works very well, and both flavor and texture are outstanding. A great new addition to my standards repertoire 🙂 > […]

Vanilla Crepes With Caramelized Blackberries & Pomegranate Seeds

> One has to wonder: Why are sweet or savory crepes not on everybody’s table at least once a week ??? I can’t recall to ever have met anybody who’d claim not to like crepes, either in its sweet or savory form, or both. Crepes can be prepared easily by anybody, even by a child […]

Ricotta Cheese Cake With Apples And Cashews, Served With Greek Yogurt And Pomegranate Seeds

> > Looks  like the devil is trying hard to get me off my sensible eating habits again. Since I decided (once again) not to eat anymore sweets, (or at least just the tiniest amounts), the cravings to do so are getting stronger and stronger 😦 The only way for me to fight this is to actually prepare […]

Breakfast Of Champions # 51 – Blueberry Buttermilk Pancake With Fresh Pomegranate Yogurt

> > Getting  out of bed in the morning sucks ! 😦 Getting out of bet in the morning to this sweet beauty sucks less 🙂 > Bon Appetit !   Have A Wonderful Day 🙂 > > More  “Breakfast Of Champions” > More  “Pancakes” > > > > > > > > > Preparation : To […]

Poached Chicken, Arugula, Strawberry & Pomegranate

. . This  dish was a bit unusual for me to prepare for myself, (fru fru ?  🙂  , but I had this craving for poached  chicken  with a twist. I really enjoyed the combination of chicken with: spicy  (chili oil, green peppercorn), sweet  (strawberries, pomegranate), slightly bitter ( arugula) and acidic  (lime juice). All […]

” Salad Of Romaine, Salame, Gorgonzola & Pomegranate / Blueberry Dressing “

. . Although I love pasta and stews of any kind more than any other food, a close third place is definitely a nice salad. Last night the salad God’s were knocking at my door, leaving me with this wonderful, quick and easy concoction : Romaine, salame, roquefort, egg, carrot, tomato, onion and pomegranate / […]

Salad “Quintana Roo” – Octopus In Salsa Verde, Iceberg, Grape Tomatoes, Red Onion & Watermelon

: : : While being Area Executive Chef for Starwood in Quintana Roo Aeons ago, I’d put this salad on the menu at the pool areas of some of our hotels, and it quickly became a great hit. While at first, the combination might seem strange, it actually works great together in the heat, together […]

Seafood Salad….(Worthy Of The Holidays)

> > > Before I went to get some last-minute shopping done this morning, I contemplated my probable food-intake for the next two days. It downed on me that if I don’t want to gain at least 10 lbs over the holidays, I must offset the gluttony with sensible breakfasts and luncheons, so I started […]

Yogurt/Chocolate Mousse

> > > > I am a big fan of chocolate mousse, but usually it is served a bit too sweet for my taste. On the other hand, the mousse featured on this page is quicker and easier to make than the more traditional French version, while every bit as delicious – serious lovers of […]