Pan-Seared Tuna Steaks with Asian(ish) Sauce

This is my first attempt at tuna steaks, but I think it came out pretty well, especially for being more or less thrown together.




2 Tuna Steaks
Salt and Pepper to Taste
1/4 cup Cooking Sherry
2 Tbsp Soy Sauce
2 Tbsp Sesame Oil
1 Tbsp Canola Oil
Chopped Chives
Sesame Seeds


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Cacio E Pepe

Cacio E Pepe is Italian for “pepper and cheese” and this recipe – while it sounds incredibly simple – is exactly that.  And despite how simple it is, it is very, very tasty.


Kosher Salt
6 oz. Pasta (I bought 9 ounces, so I multiplied everything by 1.5 – also long pasta like fettuccine works best)
3 Tbsp unsalted butter (springing for French butter is well worth it)
1 Tbsp freshly cracked black pepper (I was generous, I love pepper so used almost 2 Tbsp)
3/4 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese

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