Today´s Lunch at “Chez Bella” – “Seafood Soup With Mee Noodles”

: (Five Minutes Preparation, Five Hundred Minutes Satisfaction) 🙂 : : Some leftover chicken stock with a bottle of clam juice (50/50 ratio), seasoned to taste with oyster sauce, toasted sesame oil, chili oil, ginger/garlic paste, sliced scallions and chilies, then added a pack of frozen seafood and a couple packs of Mee noodles, some […]

Mediterranean Seafood Stew

. . . Why this  Mediterranean Seafood Stew  may be the best seafood stew on Earth ……… 🙂 Quite obviously, this Seafood Stew bears a close family resemblance to France’s  Bouillabaisse  and Spain’s  Zarzuela de Mariscos, both of which are known all over the Globe and are considered by many in the know as  the best of the best. This […]

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 […]

Black Mushrooms, Seafood Mushrooms, & Bok Choy In Oyster Sauce

> > > When I was a child, (many decades ago  🙂 , I, like most kids, hated nearly all vegetables with a passion. Later, grown up and being a professional cook, I realized early on that this was no fault of the poor veggies, but entirely the fault of our mothers, who usually cooked […]

Seafood Fried Rice

> > > > > > Excerpt from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: “Fried rice is a dish of cooked rice that has been stir-fried in a wok or a frying pan and is usually mixed with other ingredients such as eggs, vegetables, seafood, or meat. It is often eaten by itself or as an accompaniment to another dish. Fried rice is a popular component of East, Southeast and certain South Asian […]

Seafood Indulgence

> > > In that perfect world we’re all longing for, we would all have neverending access to fresh-caught, properly handled and expertly prepared seafood, plentiful and for a reasonable price……….. 🙂 Yet, for most of us, this is but a dream. However, thanks for modern technology improvements in transport, handling and distribution, there is […]

Grilled Seafood Salad – Baby Octopus, Squid And Shrimp On Romaine In Honey/Lime Yogurt Dressing

> After a recent bout of gluttony during my month in Europe, I have to lose at least the 15 lbs I gained, and if I continue on my present path of eating and drinking sensibly, maybe even shedding at least 20 lbs in the first month, and another 15 during the second month. So […]

Fiery Midnight Snack – Chilli-Noodles With Seafood And Egg

> > Here  is the thing – if yo are able to use anything fresh in preparing food – not frozen, not canned, not otherwise preserved – that’s usually the best way to go (although not always). But, as I have mentioned before, we are not always so lucky as to have access to fresh, unprocessed […]

Ahlbecker Meeresfrüchte Suppe (Ahlbeck-Style Seafood Soup)

> > Back  when my wife Maria and I were owners of Restaurant Gildenkeller in Neubrandenburg, (in the former East Germany), one of our short weekend trips took us to the island of Usedom, which is about an  hours drive by car from Neubrandenburg, where our restaurant was located. I remember the quaint little Inn’s […]

Seafood Snack

> > > Your choice: > $ 3.95 – 1 pack of crappy “Nachos” $ 4.50 – 1 small tub of crappy “Salsa” $ 3.50 – 1 small can of crappy “Cheese Dip” Total: $ 11.95 for a crappy snack 😦 > OR !!! > $ 11.00 – 1,5 lbs snow crab legs $ 6.00 […]