I’ve been busy with research and development of new, modern recipes. This one made my mouth water while shooting the photos.
Modernist cuisine has become more popular each year among serious foodies. Intrigued myself, I’ve been researching modernist cuisine this year. Modernist cuisine is a specialty of food science that examines the physical and chemical changes of ingredients that occur in cooking. Some chefs also call it multi-sensory cooking, molecular gastronomy or culinary physics. Here’s my latest […]
Starting at age 18, in Portugal, I learned how to fill restaurant tables to rotate a 1,000 people a day. From there I was a headwaiter on the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and then was asked to be the captain’s waiter on Crystal Cruises – an elite cruise line. There, I learned the high-end service […]
I’ll admit it. There are times our microwave looks nasty. I’m not a fan of chemicals to clean things – especially in the kitchen. I mean really, I’m trying to intentionally buy cleaner food, not add more chemicals to them. Growing up in Portugal with little money and a lot of kids, my mother knew […]
Since my dad was a fisherman, we ate a lot of fish like sardines, mackerel, calamari or octopus – even for breakfast. You might think I’d be tired of seafood but nope. I love seafood! Whenever I go to a seafood restaurant, I can’t decide between shrimp or scallops. So here’s an innovative seafood menu […]