Category: shellfish

Crab Cakes with Avocado Sauce

Crab Cakes with Avocado Sauce

Delicate to handle, elegant and refined in taste, these crab cakes have just enough bread in them to hold together, with some mayonnaise added for moisture and flavor.

Clam Fritters

Clam Fritters

The little touch of tarragon gives these fritters a delicious, different taste.

Mussels Poulette and Gratinee

Mussels Poulette and Gratinee

This dish was on the menu of my aunt’s restaurant when I was a kid. Rich and flavorful, it was always a winner with her patrons.

Shrimp Pane on Watercress

Shrimp Pane on Watercress

For each serving, four shrimp are coated with puree and the resulting “patties” are breaded (pané means “breaded”), sautéed in oil with a dash of butter, and served on a watercress salad.

Linguine with Clam Sauce and Vegetables

Linguine with Clam Sauce and Vegetables

Clams are a favorite at our house, and I make this recipe at least once a week in the summer. I like cherrystones, which are larger than littlenecks and meatier. Bring them just to a simmer.

Lobster in Artichoke Hearts

Lobster in Artichoke Hearts

Lobster and artichokes are two of my favorite foods, and I combine them in this elegant starter.