seafood recipes

Shrimp Mac ‘n Cheese

February 16, 2013
Thumbnail image for Shrimp Mac ‘n Cheese

V-day came and went, Here’s the recipe I should have sent. It was an icy cold, blustery night. Snow drifts nearly two feet high covered most of New York City and more snow was still falling. I was at Scotch’s apartment in Astoria, Queens waiting for his flight to arrive from Edinburgh where he had […]

Read the full article →

Emirati Cookbook Review: Sarareed (by Chef Khulood Atiq) & Emirati Recipe: Rubyan Moadam (Soaked Prawns)

February 8, 2013
Thumbnail image for Emirati Cookbook Review: Sarareed (by Chef Khulood Atiq) & Emirati Recipe: Rubyan Moadam (Soaked Prawns)

Sometime last year, I heard through the food buzz that there was a new Emirati cookbook released and I attempted to get my hands on a copy. I know I have been a real slacker in regards to my Emirati Cooking Experiments and I had hoped that obtaining a new cookbook would breathe some life […]

Read the full article →

Can’t Get Any Fresher Than That! (Fresh Fish – 5 ways)

March 10, 2012
Dorado

After almost 10 years of dating and marriage, the day I’ve been waiting for all these years had finally come. Scotch returned home from a day of fishing with an ACTUAL FISH! And not just one but TWO! Not that he doesn’t normally succeed in catching fish when he’s out fishing but he is in […]

Read the full article →

Emirati Recipe: Shrimp Fried with Spices (Ro-be-yann nashif)

February 16, 2012
Thumbnail image for Emirati Recipe: Shrimp Fried with Spices (Ro-be-yann nashif)

I never did get back on track with my Emirati cooking, did I? Lamb Biryani was the last recipe I posted but I did get to observe a few home-cooked Emirati dishes (namely, Chicken Machboos and Balaleet) this past November. And recently, I went to an Emirati restaurant for the first time – Al Fanar […]

Read the full article →

Cooking Challenge: Homemade Appams and a Spicy Shrimp Curry

October 20, 2011
Shrimp Curry and Appams

I have been obsessed with curries lately. Japanese curries made with dashi, Vietnamese curries infused with lemongrass, Thai curries in all their colors (red, green, yellow and could we pretend that penang is a color?), and of course the endless combinations of spices that make up Indian curries (which are quite prevalent here in Dubai). […]

Read the full article →

Ginger and Scotch Clams with Asian Basil

September 3, 2011
Thumbnail image for Ginger and Scotch Clams with Asian Basil

The sun is shining brightly through blue skies today and there are a few clouds but no storm nor hurricane sighting. Hoping Wee Scotch and I will finally make it onto our flight to Scotland tonight. I had a nice surprise yesterday. While Skyping with Scotch, he revealed that he had bought a last-minute ticket from […]

Read the full article →

Come Dine With Me – Day 5 of 6 – Kilawin, Kilawin!

May 30, 2011
Thumbnail image for Come Dine With Me – Day 5 of 6 – Kilawin, Kilawin!

It’s the penultimate night of our Come Dine With Me competition and we have gathered ourselves at Nelson’s English Pub at the Media Rotana in Tecom. Our hostess tonight, MCK, having just returned from a trip to the UK, is running a little late so the rest of us have decided to grab a few […]

Read the full article →

Come Dine With Me – Day 2 of 6 – Ceviche, Ceviche!

May 23, 2011
ceviche

Day two of our Come Dine With Me competition finds us in Dubai Marina at SV’s apartment for a night of Mexican delights. Having been the first to dish it out in Day One, my job in the kitchen was done and I could now relax and concentrate on eating and indulging in my friends’ […]

Read the full article →
ginger and scotch RSS Feedginger and scotch on Facebookginger and scotch on TwitterGinger and Scotch Email Subscription