Cape Cod Seafood Risotto

Risotto is synonymous with Italy.  In the 14th century B.C.,  Arabs first brought rice to Sicily and Spain during their control.  Italy had the perfect growing conditions with the high humidity of the Mediterranean combined with flat land for growing … Continue reading

Provincetown Portuguese Mussel Stew

When the first Portuguese fishermen arrived in Provincetown in the 19th century, they not only brought their skills as fishermen but they also brought their delicious Portuguese cooking.  One of these delicious recipes was Portuguese Mussel Stew. Provincetown Portuguese Mussel … Continue reading

Mussels in Pernod Infusion Broth

The 1970’s began the first cultivation of mussels in North America.  Today over 21 million pounds of mussels are farmed throughout North America. Mussel farming can be found in the U.S. in California, Washington, Maine and Prince Edward Island, Canada. … Continue reading

Chapin’s Seafood Cioppino

Executive Chef Kevin Violet of Chapin’s Restaurant has worked in some very fine kitchens.  He completed his culinary internship at the Chatham Bars Inn and has worked at a resort in Bar Harbor, Maine and at the famous Ritz Carlton in … Continue reading

Mario’s Cape Cod Pasta

Mario Lanza (1/31/21-10/7/59) was often described as “the most famous tenor in the world”.  He spent summers in Centerville on Cape Cod.  His ‘Four Corners” mansion was diagonally across the street from the famous Four Seas Ice Cream shop.  In … Continue reading