Tuna Tartare & Scallop Crudo with Pink Peppercorn & Spring “Salad”

If you can’t decide between a tartare, a crudo or a salad to start your meal, i’ve got the perfect dish for you. It starts with a layer of finely chopped tuna tartare, if you have access to o-toro or any fatty cut of tuna by all cost use it, you won’t be disappointed. Thinly […]


Kumamoto Oyster Cream & Pearls

Sometimes i find a photo of a dish in a book or magazine that inspires me and i instantly feel the need to make a version of it – which i admit – always end up in my stomach, but it’s almost if i am more interested in the creative process than the act of […]


Lobster Mac & Cheese

If you’ve been dreaming about a dish where the essence of fresh lobster is extracted, squeezed and concentrated into one delicious gratin, well… you can wake up now. I’m gonna show you how. Let me clarify first that we are not talking about the abomination of folding lobster meat into mac and cheese here. We’re […]


Crispy Soft-Shell Crabs with Pea Shoots & Orange-Sesame Emulsion

They’re baaack! Soft-shell crabs are back and the first taste of the season was phenomenal. They are so succulent and juicy they seem to be a tiny piece of the ocean itself. In this recipe i matched them with another spring staple – pea shoots simply saute  in olive oil and garlic and a reduction […]


Wild Striped Bass with farro, black rice, baby spinach & tangerine + Giveaway Winner

I realized i don’t have a whole lot of simple fish recipes on this blog which is a shame because i cook tons of it at work. So in an effort to balance things out… you’re all getting some fish tonight. Yes, I want my readers to be on a balanced diet. That’s how much i […]