1. In a large pot, heat the oil over medium heat and cook the onion, stirring frequently, until it begins to brown, about 4 minutes. Add the garlic and tomatoes. Cook, stirring, until the tomato juices are reduced, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the broth, carrots, celery, serrano chiles, bay leaves, oregano, ...
Like most seafood, scallops are relatively low in calories, fat, and cholesterol. According to the USDA, one 3-ounce serving of plain, steamed scallops contains just 94 calories. It contains 35 milligrams of cholesterol, and 0.19 grams of both saturated fat and polyunsaturated fat. In addition, it contains just 0.07 grams of monounsaturated fat, and an insignificant 0.008 grams of trans fats.
So, what does all of this mean? Scallops are a low-calorie and low-cholesterol food. They are also low in fats — all types of fats.
Saturated fats can raise your cholesterol. Keeping an eye on the saturated fat content of your daily food intake is important when you’re working to lower or control your cholesterol./ Source: healthline.com
Drain juice from clams into a large skillet over the onions, celery, potatoes and carrots. Add water to cover, and cook over medium heat until tender.
Meanwhile, in a large, heavy saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Whisk in cream and stir constantly until thick and smooth. Stir in vegetables and clam juice. Heat through, but do not boil.
Stir in clams just before serving. If they cook too much they get tough. When clams are heated through, stir in vinegar, and season with salt and pepper.
2-3 garlic cloves, crushed (depending on your taste)
1/2 cup dry white wine
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 cups water
1 teaspoon fish stock (Concentrated,either powder, cube, paste etc..)
1 teaspoon vegetable stock (concentrated, either powder, cube, paste etc..)
300ml cream (can use light)
2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
2 egg yolks
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Scrub mussels and remove hairy beards from them. Heat a small amount of olive oil in a fry pan, add onion and garlic and cook until onion is soft. In a small pan cook bacon until browned then drain on absorbent paper.
In a large saucepan add enough water that will cover mussels and bring water to boil. Add mussels to pan, cover and cook for a few minutes or until mussels open. drain and discard any mussels that do not open. (I cook mussels in a separate pan so...