Chefs Corner

Pork Medallion Layered with Potato Mash

Pork-Medallions on Potato MashThis recipe combines lean and tender pork medallions and hearty potato mash with a colorful pineapple chutney and sweet balsamic reduction.

The preparation is quite straightforward and basically involves simple grilling of the pork and mashing of the potatoes.

Once each part is prepared, there is really only some simple layering involved, and then that’s it in terms of the preparation. Sound simple?

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Salad Nicoise With Tuna

Salad NicoiseSalad Nicoise originates from the part of France along the Mediterranean which is a location with plenty of seafood.

It is fitting then that Nicoise Salad includes tuna and anchovies a central part of the dish. Most variations on the Salad Nicoise also include olives, another ingredient that is plentiful in the Mediterranean region of France.

The combination of raw vegetables and fresh seafood makes this Salad Nicoise with Tuna a very healthy choice. Continue reading

Vermicelli Noodle Salad

Vermicelli Noodle SaladVermicelli Noodle Salad is a Thai-inspired pasta salad that is made with vermicelli noodles and a flavorful Thai dressing.

It is very low in calories and it is also both wheat and gluten free. This healthy dish makes the perfect side dish or summertime snack. Even on its own, this Asian noodle salad is a great choice for anyone looking for a cool and refreshing light meal.

While this recipe for Vermicelli Noodle Salad does call for some meat, you could easily turn it into a vegetarian dish if desired. Continue reading

Fish Stock

Homemade Fish StockFish bones and fish heads are usually used to make Fish Stock, which forms the basis of many dishes including fish soups and sauces.

Fish Stock can be prepared weeks or even months ahead of time and kept frozen for use in future dishes, without even sacrificing any of its quality of flavor.

The most popular use for our Fish Stock recipe is as a base for several tasty fish based soups. Continue reading