Scallops and Orzo Risotto

This pan seared sea scallop and orzo risotto is easy to make, deliciously filling, and looks beautiful on the plate. The light flavor of the scallops goes really well with the broth flavored orzo and the lemon adds a zesty twist that binds the ingredients together. It's a bit of a misnomer for me to... Continue Reading →

Fish Tacos

I received a request for a fish taco recipe.  The requester also specified that she prefers non-battered fish, but I wasn't sure I could comply with that request at the risk of making sub-par tacos.  Instead, I decided to try a tempura style batter, which would give the fish a very thin, low-calorie, layer of... Continue Reading →

Shrimp Shumai and Veggie Stir Fry

Impress your lady friend with dim sum! A long time friend introduced me to dim sum in college and I've loved it ever since.  It wasn't until a little over a year ago that another friend told me that he made steamed shrimp shumai (dumplings) at home and sent me a recipe that I used,... Continue Reading →

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