Seafood Boil

Dali spice blend makes this seafood boil taste like vacation in Spain.  

Scampi with Lemon Risotto

One of my favorite kitchen appliances is my pressure cooker, and I've been an evangelist for close to two decades now. People think risotto means a...

Rhymes with Orange

This riff on a Bloody Mary takes advantage of seasonal citrus and uses my favorite mix (with a spicy addition) to keep everything simple and easy. ...

Cioppino

I discovered cioppino when I moved to the US, but it is very similar to bouillabaisse. Cioppino is a great way to enjoy seafood and the best part i...

Braised Cod with Saffron and Smoked Paprika

Cod is one of my favorite fishes to cook. It can really take on lots of different spices and lends itself to endless ways of cooking. Here we add ...

Cauliflower Rice Shrimp Paella

Cauliflower "rice" is a thing now, so I thought I would give it a chance. This method takes a third of the time a regular rice would take but stil...

Shrimp Salvador

Who does not like shrimp?! I always try to buy whole fresh shrimp that have not been peeled. You can make great stock or sauce from the peels like...

Lacy Quesadilla

I grew up in California and my wife is from Texas, so we both have pretty decent quesadilla game. As a kid I always loved the crispy bits that esca...

Seafood & Chorizo Salvador Paella

Salvador N.19 is our go-to blend for paella. Pimentón, saffron and seafood essence gives the dish a warm heartiness and you won't need any other s...

Salvador Seared Tuna

It took me about three years to get a meeting with Eric Ripert to talk to him about spices. What was supposed to be a quick introduction turned int...

Beach House Paella

My brother and I grew up eating versions of paella made by our German and Japanese parents. Though both would have upset most traditionalists, we l...

Vegetable Chorizo Penne

A delicious intersection of carbonara technique and bright Catalonian flavors. Fun to make and packed with healthy veggies, without compromising on...