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May 16, is National Wear Purple For Peace Day & National Coquilles St. Jacques Day

May 16, is National Wear Purple For Peace Day & National Coquilles St. Jacques Day

Quote of the Day
“No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.”
Laurie Colwin

Recipes for Today

Coquilles St. Jacques

Sea scallop gratin (Coquilles St. Jacques au gratin) (p. 378)

Coquilles St Jacques – Creamy Scallop & Mushroom Gratin Recipe

Coquilles St. Jacques (Baked Scallop Gratin)

World Peace Day✌

Song for Peace KITARO

Songs of the Day ♩

Purple Rain (Take Me With U) – Prince & The Revolution – Uno Entre Mil

We Are The World – Michael Jackson Lionel Richie Cindy Lauper – Adriano L.

Deep Purple — Smoke On The Water [[ Official Video Live ]] – RockAndDiscoMusic

Closing Quote
“People have been cooking and eating for thousands of years, so if you are the very first to have thought of adding fresh lime juice to scalloped potatoes try to understand that there must be a reason for this.”
Fran Lebowitz, ‘Metropolitan Life’ (1978)

Have a peaceful day and don’t forget to wear purple today! See you back tomorrow!

Peace by you, enjoy your day! ✌


Phil Lim
Food and Music Blogger 


May 10, is National Shrimp Day

May 10, is National Shrimp Day

Quote of the Day 🤔
“I was supposed to explode…..So I wouldn’t explode, I would eat shrimp Bordelaise without onions but with garlic and like it.”
Archie Goodwin in ‘Murder is Corny’

Today is your day if you love Shrimp! 

26 Favorite Shrimp Recipes

14 Simple Shrimp Recipes from Martha Stewart

Easy Shrimp

Southernfood Shrimp Recipes

World’s Best Fried Shrimp Recipe

Beth’s Quick & Easy Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry Recipe
Entertaining With Beth

Shrimp Salad with Avocado Dressing – TatyanasEverydayFood

Songs of the Day ♩
Elvis Presley – Song Of The Shrimp.

We Are The World (The Fairtrade Song) – Official Music Video

Closing Quote
“The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.”
Hubert H.Humphrey

Enjoy the rest of your evening with your shrimp cocktail and the nice weather if you have sunshine in your area, happy Shrimp day!


Phil Lim
Food & Music Blogger

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