Steak Salad – Recipe # 1379

Paintings below, including all the paintings displayed in the living room, are by Hans Susser (Soupi) >     > > > Since I got old, occasionally my mind starts wandering aimlessly all over the place, sometimes I’ll get these “WOW” moments, when I realize the obvious………. 🙂 . Such as this bonbon : “When I create […]

Tuna Steak Poached In Olive Oil

> My friend Peter came over for lunch today. Usually, he is a big fan of down to earth home cooking, never getting enough meatloaf, pasta, potatoes, stews, pigs feet, tripe, and other offal. However, right now he is on a strict diet, so he asked me to prepare something gluten-free, starch-free and sugar-free. This tuna […]

Grilled Tuna Steak, Garlic Confit With Black Olives And Greens In Raspberry Vinaigrette

< Fresh grilled tuna steak might seem a tad old-fashioned these day’s, but when it is so yummy, who cares ? 🙂 This dish, and the memories it evoked, mentally transported me back to the shores of the Mediterranean, where this would be a traditional, light lunch – a few, simple but fresh and fragrantly seasoned ingredients, enjoyed […]

Old Fashioned Hoisin Glazed Grilled Tuna Steak

> > If  you wonder why I call this dish “old fashioned”, the answer is simple: “It is fully cooked but still juicy”, which is undoubtedly one of the most difficult things to master in good cooking and unfortunately a part of our craft lost to the majority of today’s cooks/ chefs. In order to […]

Steak Salad Recipe # 91

> > Today’s  dinner salad was pretty special for me, because it contained six of my favorite food items – endive, pears, Gorgonzola, garlic, shiitake mushrooms and Entraña (faux hanger steak). While the shiitake might not seem a good fit for a salad at first glance, they turned out to be a perfect fit with the rest of […]

Steak Salad Recipe # 2371

> > Aged beef tenderloin and a hearty salad – if done with love, a wonderful, sexy, perfect fit. I am usually not a big fan of beef tenderloin because in my opinion, the texture is rather boring and more suitable for a toothless baby than for a grown man. However, cut into lardon’s, seasoned properly […]

Steak Salad – Just A Bit Different

> > We  have come to expect a steak salad to be mostly beef and greens, usually with an afterthought of a few cucumbers, tomatoes and onions thrown in. (Myself – guilty) 🙂 😦 So today I went into a different direction, with a salad of pickled artichokes, sliced red onions, diced tomatoes, black beans […]


> > If  you feel you need a breakfast that will prepare you for a special day ahead, be it a tough work-day or a fun play-day, this tasty beauty will probably fit the bill. Even if you are a vegetarian, just omit the steak and you will still have a dish that is full […]

Steak Salad “Saigon”

> > The  foundation of this steak salad is a refreshing rice stick salad, which I usually make at least twice a month. I normally make about four to six portions and eat it as part of a meal, as breakfast or as a late night snack. The noodles keep their texture for a few days without getting […]