Chef Antonia Lofaso recently took some time to chat with Tasted to reveal some fantastic time-friendly tips for creating delicious and interesting party food. These quick and easy recipes will give you something fun to try in the kitchen, whether your goal is to make a unique sweet and savory treat like fried grapes with sherry vinaigrette, or your own at-home ricotta cheese. Antonia shows you how it’s done with some tips from the chef on how to make your treats taste just right in a short amount of time.
Chef Antonia Lofaso is a busy mom with a daughter to raise and a restaurant kitchen to run, but she knows how important a delicious meal is for her family.
Antonia’s new book The Busy Mom’s Cookbook includes 100 quick and delicious home-cooked meals that are not only delicious, but fun to cook.
The Busy Mom’s Cookbook is now available!
At Black Market Liquor Bar where Chef Antonia crafts delicious meals to accompany the unique wine and spirit offerings, one of the popular accompaniments include the lemon pepper shrimp with a side of Crystal’s aioli.
The garnish of sweet mandarins add just the right complement to the savory salt and pepper with lemon flavoring of the shrimp.
Antonia’s Tips for Perfect Peel and Eat Shrimp
Sautee your shrimp with tail and shell on. Generously season with Lawry’s Lemon Pepper. This is such a great dish to share among friends, getting your fingers “finger licking good” while you peel and eat!