Cioppino From My Very Own Kitchen!

A few years ago while I was in San Francisco, a friend of mine insisted I try this seafood dish in the Italian District. When he described the dish, it didn’t take long for me to say yes! After returning, I’ve thought about trying to make this dish again. It is very similar to Bouillabaisse to me, but it’s the Italian version. Cioppino starts off with a very rich and thick tomato base, while Bouillabaisse is a fish stock base. Well, I finally had some time of my hands to…

Cambodian Stir Fried Clams – Cha Leah

It’s smack dab in the middle of the humid summer here in DC. And when I say humid and hot, I mean every word of it! Summers here are almost unbearable. One of the joys I do find in this heat is the abundance of yummy seafood. I don’t know why, but heat makes me want to eat seafood! I think it’s because of my early memories of going to Yorktown with my family in the summertime to fish, go crabbing and find clams. As a young girl, it was…

Clams in Garlic and Wine Sauce with Water Cress for the Spring

The weather is definitely taking a turn and we’re hopefully finally saying goodbye to winter and hello to the spring! And for me personally, nothing says welcome warmer temperatures quite like grilling and seafood. Unfortunately though, our grill is currently in the process of being repaired. So I’ll go to my second favorite spring time meal, seafood; more specifically clams! Words cannot describe how much I adore linguine with clams. My husband in fact gets annoyed with me sometimes because I’ll order it pretty much whenever I see it on…

Linguine with Clams and Tomato Sauce

One of the best things about connecting with fellow food bloggers are recipe exchanges! I found this amazing looking recipe for linguine with red clam sauce and just jumped on the idea of making it! I’ve always been a huge fans of the white wine and garlic sauce, but loved this rendition and just had to give it a try. Cook Time: 50 minutes Serving Size: 4 Ingredients 4 oz of pancetta, chopped 2 tsp olive oil 1 small yellow onion, diced 4 large cloves of garlic, minced 28 oz can…