Rui Mota is a chef, teacher and food designer based in Lisbon, Portugal.
Rui holds a B.A. in Management and Food Production at the Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies and a M.S. in Gastronomical Sciences from the NOVA School of Science and Technology and University of Lisbon.
Rui was an intern at some of the best restaurants in Europe such as The Fat Duck (London), ABaC (Barcelona), L’air du Temps (Belgium), and El Celler de Can Roca (BCN). During his internships, Rui has continued his academic studies and published a scientific article in Routledge and Taylor & Francys.
The carabineiro, or scarlet prawn, is a big prawn, both in size and in flavor. Found in warmer Portuguese coastal waters, the carabineiro’s sweet flavor and delicate texture make it highly sought for as...