Seafood Stew

Seafood Stew

This dish was prepared in honor of Nelson’s Birthday.  Since Chris and I are a bit cash-poor these days (just bought the house), I thought it would be more economical to wine and dine him at home.  This stew was inspired from a Cioppino I had at a restaurant.  The Cioppino was a bit hearty for my taste but I thought it would be more appropriate to call it a stew.  Served with crusty bread, it really hits the spot on a cold winter night.

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Haemul Pajeon (Korean Seafood Pancake)

Haemul Pajeon (Korean Seafood Pancake)

There is a tiny little Korean deli I used to order my lunch from back when I was working.  And every Tuesday, their lunch special is Pajeon.  Since I left my job, I’ve been craving this dish so badly that I decided to make my own version of it at home.  I have to say it’s pretty close to the ones I used to get at the deli or any Korean restaurants.  Enjoy!

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Cioppino

Cioppino

Over the weekend I was craving for some seafood stew.  I didn’t care that it was stew-inappropriate weather.  I’m one of those people that can eat soups and stews regardless how hot it is outside, as long as I’m craving it —I’m having it.  There’s a local bakery that makes AMAZING breads —got a French baguette to go with the meal.  It was heaven!

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