Étouffée is one of my favorite comfort foods during the colder winter months. When you prepare this Cajun/Creole dish, it’s all about making a perfect roux! Usually with a meat gumbo, I cook the roux until it is very dark and chocolate looking. This simple and easy Étouffée is made with seafood so a lighter roux is best for this dish.Read the rest of this entry
Sablefish, a.k.a black cod has always been one of my favorite fish to eat. The combination of the rich buttery flavor, perfectly white flakiness, and smooth texture is absolutely irresistible. When marinated is a sweet and spicy miso glaze, this fish launches to a higher level of flavor!Read the rest of this entry
My love of cooking wild game meats is what led me to the sous vide method many years ago. I have prepared everything from beaver to camel using my sous vide device. Antelope meat is not new to me as I have tried tenderloin and steaks that were sent to me by friends of mine who hunt. Read the rest of this entry
I hope everyone is healthy and safe as the world is experiencing the Covid-19 crisis. We will get through this together as we practice social distancing and enjoying spending time with our loved ones at home. This can create a great bonding experience with your family as you can all share kitchen fun with each other. This is also the perfect time to learn sous vide cooking! Read the rest of this entry
When most people hear the word “snake”, the last thing on their mind is food. Believe it or not, eating snake in the United States is not all that uncommon.
What inspired me to cook this dish? Last year I had the opportunity to attend the Jamaican Jerk Festival in NYC. I was invited by my a good friend of mine Chef Eddie G of “Coast To Coast Cuisine’. He was doing food demonstrations throughout the day with fellow celebrity chef, Chef Irie of “Food on Fiyah!”. With about 40,000-50,000 people expected to attend including the mayor of NYC, how could I turn that down? Read the rest of this entry