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Bouillabaisse

On New Year’s Eve, we received a pleasantly surprising invitation from our neighbor, Lori, to come over and share a pot of her delicious Bouillabaisse. A Southern French specialty fish stew, Bouillabaisse originated in Marseille. ‘Bouillabaisse’ in French literally describes … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Chilean Sea Bass Marinaded in Ancho Chili Olive Oil, Cilantro & Lime

At the Culinary Institute of America, I got to watch chef Paul Bartolotta, a two time James Beard winner, making unbelievably delicious fish last month. His magic started with the sea salt crust which he made with coarse sea salt, … Continue reading

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Journey to Southern Portugal: Algarve Seafood Stew with Vinho Verde

On my recent journey to Southern Portugal, the world’s largest cork producing region, I had a terrific chance to go on a beautiful cork trail. I got to see how corks are made from harvesting, to boiling corky barks (to … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Chilean Sea Bass & Pinot Noir from Carneros

  Whenever my friends in New York tell me how cold it is there, I always say “thank God I came back to California!”. I don’t miss winter in NYC, but I do miss the beautiful white Christmases. Several years … Continue reading

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