Sriracha Glazed Scallops with Bacon Mango Risotto

Grouper is not the only ingredient that's seasonal in Florida right now. You can't walk the neighborhood without a mango hitting you on the head. When I lived on the beach in the Tampa Bay area, my neighbor had a mango tree over the fence that divided our property. In June, I'd find dozens of mangoes (I don't personally believe that mangoes ends in 'es' -- where did that 'e' come from? Does … [Read more...]

Nori Crusted Ahi with Soy-Lime-Honey-Wasabi glaze, over Pad Thai Stir Fry

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MMMmmmmmm, Tuna. So, the whole seared tuna thing is about as cliche as you can get these days. Even Nebraska steak houses have a seared tuna appetizer, and there's not much originality you can present with the fish these days. On the other hand, why is that different from a steak bearnaise or a shellfish bisque? It's relatively new, but it is somewhat of a fusion classic in modern cuisine. … [Read more...]