A Taste of Sicily (arnos grove style)

I’d decide to stay. It was a risk I was willing to take for the greater good. I’m not a fan of fish, never have been, not since I ate an anchovy stuffed olive by accident when I was five. 21 … [more]

Pasta with Prawns

The other night I asked my daughter what we should make for dinner. We had guests coming over and I wanted to enlist her help. She is nearly six, but pretty good in the kitchen. She started with … [more]

Crisp Fried Shrimp

Succulent shrimp wrapped in wonton skins, then deep-fried, make a lasting impression on the fussiest of guests… [more]

Fried Rice with Prawns

Hello everybody, Here is a Chinese accompaniment which is probably one of the most popular of all…. give it a try! [more]

Gambas al ajillo y chiles

This is an essential tapas dish of prawns (shrimp in the US) in garlic and chilli — well I hope it is; my Spanish is somewhat dubious. I’ve seen it on some menus as Gambas al pil-pil , … [more]

Shrimp, frozen or fresh

According to Alton Brown , our beloved TV chef, unless you are sure the shrimp is today’s catch, only buy frozen shrimp. Alton says, “Ice block shrimp is best, but individually frozen is … [more]

When is a prawn a shrimp?

I have seen that some of you guys across the pond call a shrimp a prawn. What’s the deal with that? I know it’s a little bit odd that we have jumbo shrimps… do you call jumbo shrimps prawns? Let [more]

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