I Love Seafood

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When you happened to be in Paris and you wanted to indulge yourself with seafood, I recommend you visit this Seafood Restaurant.  And I guarantee that you’d surely enjoy your favorite seafood 🙂

And here are the menu… It’s fascinating because you see them on iPad… so you could already appreciate the look of your food 🙂

Anyways so we ordered The Mix Seafood for two…

 

 

 

 

 

I was so full, I just ended my meal with a coffee 🙂

 

And it was really a good meal!  You should try it 🙂

Paris, August 2012

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The Lobster-My Favorite Seafood

The Lobster Blog

All about my Favorite Seafood….  LOBSTER

Whenever I go to a Seafood Restaurant, you bet I always ask for their Lobster Menu and I always find it very expensive among other seafood menus.  So I decided to get to know about this animal.  Thank goodness we have Wikepedia, it is easy to search anything you want to know 🙂  How about you?  Have you ever thought of wanting to really know about the food you crave a lot?  Well, I just got to meet my favorite seafood, “The Lobster”.  And here are the things I found out.  I need not to write all the details about it, you can always click on the Wikepedia 🙂 but I will jot down some of its very interesting facts and some characteristics which I find already helpful for me to know:

Well, My Lobster belong to an invertebrate animals with high protective exoskeleton and a blue blood.  Wow, interesting!  Some lobsters have claws and some don’t, but I prefer a lobster with claws.  Lobsters are generally omnivorous (eat either other animals and plants).  If necessity arises they scavenge and if captivated, their characteristics may have the tendency to result with cannibalism.  Yay!

Lobsters are found in all oceans. They live on rocky, sandy, or muddy bottoms from the shoreline to beyond the edge of the continental shelf. They generally live singly in crevices or in burrows under rocks.

Here are some yummy lobster recipes you might like to try yourself. I like to share them with you.  Hmmm lobster is yummy! Enjoy 🙂

Broiled Lobster with Crab Dip Stuffing

1 to 1 1/2 lb lobster
1 lb fresh blue crabmeat
1/4 lb whipped cream cheese (at room temperature)
The rest of this recipe is to your taste.
mayonnaise
fresh garlic
chopped jalapeno peppers
juice from peppers
Old Bay Seasoning
Parmesan cheese
grated Cheddar cheese
butter
wooden skewers (for inserting in lobster tail)
Set oven on broil and allow to heat.
1) Mix cream cheese, crabmeat, mayonnaise, garlic, peppers, juice, cheeses, Old Bay Seasoning; set aside for 15 minutes in refrigerator. Melt butter.
2) Split lobster cavity and tail, clean out insides. Crack lobster claws with small mallet, insert skewer into tail cavity to prevent tail from curling.

3) Stuff lobster cavity with crabmeat stuffing.

4) Sprinkle Old Bay onto stuffing and tail, then put melted butter over stuffing and tail.

5) Bake lobster for approximately 15 minutes or until stuffing heats through.

Broiled Lobster Tails

“This is a quick and tasty way to make DELICIOUS broiled lobster tails…YUM! Keep an eye on them while they’re in the oven so they don’t burn.”

Ingredients

  • 2 whole lobster tails
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground paprika
  • salt to taste
  • ground white pepper, to taste
  • 1 lemon – cut into wedges, for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Place lobster tails on a baking sheet. With a sharp knife or kitchen shears, carefully cut top side of lobster shells lengthwise. Pull apart shells slightly, and season meat with equal amounts butter, paprika, salt, and white pepper.
  3. Broil lobster tails until lightly browned and lobster meat is opaque, about 5 to 10 minutes. Garnish with lemon wedges to serve.

Hot Crab Dip

This is delicious piping hot crab dip, perfect for a winter gathering 🙂

Directions:

  1. 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. 2
    In a mixing bowl beat together the cream cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, water, onions, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese and parsley until smooth. Mix in the Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, and horseradish.
  3. 3
    In a small skillet melt butter over medium heat. Once butter melts add spinach and cook just until spinach wilts, about 2 minutes. Transfer to the mixing bowl.
  4. 4
    Fold in the slivered almonds, spinach and lump crab meat. Place in an oven-proof casserole serving dish.
  5. 5
    Bake until bubbly and heated through, about 20 minutes.
  6. 6
    Remove from the oven, stir and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese. Turn on the broiler and cook for 3-5 minutes or until top is browned and edges are bubbly.
  7. 7
    Serve with crackers or thinly sliced baguette.
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