Coconut Poached Sea Bass

This year we’ve gone on a few incredible and inspiring trips to Thailand, Singapore, and Iceland where fish is prevalent and used in so many different ways.  Poaching fish is also a smart way to add a lot of flavor without adding too many calories. The sea bass is light, yet full of Asian flavors. The other great aspect of this recipe is that the poaching liquid turns into a flavorful sauce to finish your entree.

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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

This past weekend we had the opportunity to head to Alcomar, a neighborhood coastal-inspired seafood spot here in Austin. One of the dishes prepared for us in the demonstration was their Mango Chipotle Campechana. This seafood cocktail was light and refreshing dish that was perfect for the 100 degree heat. The dish had a nice mix of sweet, savory, and spicy and was served with homemade yucca chips. It is a perfect summer appetizer that was more filling than expected! Alcomar was kind enough to let us share the recipe with you! 

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The best things to eat and experience in Galveston, Texas

The best things to eat and experience in Galveston, Texas

If you opt to take a cruise on your vacation, extend your trip by spending a day of two in your port city. Our Carnival Cruise left from Galveston, Texas, which could not have been an easier port city. Just three hours from our home in Austin, Texas, we woke up early to head into port one day ahead of time. Check out the best things to eat and experience during a quick stay in Galveston.

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