• Shrimp with Asian Pesto

    Want to add a little Southeast Asian flair to your pesto?  This recipe is filled with fresh basil, cilantro and mint with a touch saltiness from the fish sauce and heat from the srircha.   It’s bright and fresh and perfect for a summer night.  I love this recipe because just like Italian pesto, you … Read More

  • Asian Style Grilled Salmon

    Fishing for a light grilled salmon recipe for your Memorial Day barbecue? Well here it is! This salmon dish is a great way to add some Asian spice to the usual repertoire of steaks, chicken and burgers and it will satisfy your fishitarian/flexitarian friends. I love using fresh herbs from my garden in this dish. … Read More

  • Thai Shrimp with Basil

    I have something to share. Thai cooking is easy peasy. I’m not kidding. I’ve been experimenting a lot lately with all the amazing salty, sour, hot and sweet flavors found in Thai cuisine and can’t believe how quickly I can whip something up in my wok or frying pan. This simple Thai stir-fry can be … Read More

  • Chinese New Year Whole Steamed Fish with Black Bean Sauce Recipe

    Gung Hay Fat Choy!! Chinese New Year is Monday, January 23rd and it’s the Year of the Dragon. My mother, Leeann, was my hero. A true inspiration on every level who taught me to cook, love life and cherish your family and friends. Growing up in the Midwest, she did her best to teach us … Read More

  • Whole Steamed Fish with Ginger and Scallions

    Ingredients 2 tablespoons salted black beans 1 1/2 pounds whole walleye, seabass or red snapper, well cleaned 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 2 green onions, with tops 1 teaspoon shredded fresh … Read More