Seared Scallops Over Alfredo Pasta

In this recipe, Natalia brings the best of an Alfredo Pasta combined with her delicious Seared Scallops. This simple recipe can become very fancy if you like to decorate your dish as much as Natalia does! She guarantees that your family and friends will love it!...

Baked Scallops With Garlic Butter Crumb Topping (Appetizer)

In this recipe, Natalia creates a special topping for her scallop dish that makes all the difference in its taste. The Baked Scallops With Garlic Butter Crumb Topping is one of her most favorite scallop appetizer dishes and all of her friends and family love it! ...

How to Shuck Fresh Scallops

We all love scallops but who does not like fresh scallops better? Fresh scallops may need a little prep work to be able to cook and enjoy, but in this "how-to" video, Natalia shows how quick and simple it can be to open scallops in a shell....

Meet Natalia

Gathering family & friends through travel, food, wine & culture.

Natalia  is a host guru and untrained chef who loves sharing her passion for the best life has to offer. Raised in the restaurant industry, cooking is second nature. 

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Creative Cocktails

Natalia shares drink recipes that will turn any get together into an affair to remember.

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Whether it's a casual get together or an elegant affair, Natalia shares entertaining tips that will inspire.

Latest Blog Entries

Seared Scallops Over Alfredo Pasta

Seared Scallops Over Alfredo Pasta

In this recipe, Natalia brings the best of an Alfredo Pasta combined with her delicious Seared Scallops. This simple recipe can become very fancy if you like to decorate your dish as much as Natalia does! She guarantees that your family and friends will love it!...

How to Shuck Fresh Scallops

How to Shuck Fresh Scallops

We all love scallops but who does not like fresh scallops better? Fresh scallops may need a little prep work to be able to cook and enjoy, but in this "how-to" video, Natalia shows how quick and simple it can be to open scallops in a shell....

Simple Citrus Salmon

Simple Citrus Salmon

Natalia loves salmon and has created many different recipes to cook salmon. Natalia also loves garlic and citrus. This recipe delivers many ingredients in one dish that Natalia loves! Natalia's friends and followers request her salmon recipes frequently! Try this at...

The Navigator Cocktail

The Navigator Cocktail

A twist on the classic Aviation cocktail – this handcrafted drink is made with Jinjinha – a Portuguese cherry liquor – and Wild Snow Dog Gin – which is made in northern Portugal.

Valentine’s Day 2021

Valentine’s Day 2021

Natalia Paiva-Neves shares two recipes for appetizer to dinner ease and two cocktails all to help you celebrate Valentine's Day at home! Or, if you want to order take out at O Dinis Restaurant in East Providence. Rhode Island we have posted out Valentine's Day menu!...