Border Crossing: Summer Shrimp Soup

Who cares if it’s a soup or a salad? Or if it’s a salad with soup on top? It’s summertime, so why not cross the border between the unexpected and the delicious.
A clean, hot seafood broth, with small shrimp, poured over fresh tomatoes, peppers, cucumber and a lot of herbs, served with a side of fresh hot chili sauce. Sounds like summer to me.

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Side Stripe Shrimp Ceviche

Poached Side Stripe Shrimp Ceviche. Super sweet, tender, tasty, side stripe shrimp, why haven’t I met you sooner? Serve it alongside the shrimp ceviche with lots of tortilla chips. Watch out…because you know someone will go into the kitchen, dig up the bowl with the left over sauce and start scooping it up with the chips and then be shamed into sharing with everyone else. Another alert: that may well be you!

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Fennel & Bay

There is an unexpected synergy between these two flavors that surprises me. They get along like Nick & Nora Charles of The Thin Man films, feisty, combative but ultimately they very elegantly get the job done.

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