Just got back from a week in panama. I know I shouldn't brag, but just indulge me:
It was awesome. Lots of surfing, hiking, eating, friending and Balboa drinking.
We stayed at this amazing B&B, steps from the ocean. The owners, Lauren and Ryan, moved to panama from LA a few years ago after a few painstaking years of legal runaround to secure a mortgage. Lauren is one kick ass chef with heavy Thai training. Her fish cakes at the Firefly put my crab cakes to shame, but I give her the inspirational credit for this recipe.
So, I'm home and all I want to do is cook seafood. I was at Trader Joe's last night and this chicken of the sea lump crab meat caught my attention. I tackled my first ever batch of crab cakes! I also made quinoa, lentil soup and mustard rubbed salmon. I like to mass-cook, so I'm ready for weekday lunch and leftover dinner.
Here's the crab cake recipe:Read More