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Fruity and Spicy Tuna Tartare

Fruity and Spicy Tuna Tartare

For a great tartare, you have to balance the right amount of ingredients to end up with a fresh, crunchy, spicy, and creamy texture all in one bite. Here I combined the fresh tuna with spring onions, salty and spicy chili garlic paste, and soy sauce. For the crunchy effect, I used snow peas, yellow pepper, and

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Mango & Herb Salad with Grilled Chilli Sesame Prawns

Mango & Herb Salad with Grilled Chilli Sesame Prawns

In this recipe I combined the fruity, citrusy, and herbal taste of the salad with the fresh spicy flavor of the prawns. This creates a mouthwatering flavor of “Summer Time” which you can enjoy when sitting outside and when friends are over. A couple of days ago we got a good taste of summer, which inspired me to create this recipe. Hopefully summer will be back soon after too many cold and rainy weeks in Luxembourg recently. Serving this appetizer in spoons or on small plates or glasses makes this a casual, light, and enjoyable experience.

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Salmon Horseradish Tartare

Salmon Horseradish Tartare

Preparing Tartare for a dinner party such as Christmas or New Year’s Eve is a longtime tradition in our house. It’s always a hit when serving it in small bowls together with a nice glass of champagne when welcoming dinner guests, or as a seated starter nicely plated. I have to get creative with the ingredients to surprise my guest over and over again. This time I combined the creamy avocado with the well balanced spiciness of the horseradish and the fresh mild flavor of the spring onions, which goes very well with the fresh salmon tartare.

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Salmon Sashimi on Avocado Tartare with Wasabi Creme

Salmon Sashimi on Avocado Tartare with Wasabi Creme

We love making tartare from salmon or tuna as a starter, especially when we have guests visiting. This time I tried to combine the ingredients of my usual salmon tartare, but with a twist, and it came out very nicely. The crunchy texture of the snow pea and the creamy avocado topped with salmon sashimi and wasabi creme make this a delightful combination.

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