Category Archives: Fish

Recipe – Moroccan Spiced Salmon

Full of aromatic, vibrant Mediterranean flavors, this recipe transforms a simple salmon fillet into something a bit special without much effort – and couscous takes care of itself once you’ve added the hot water. The whole thing takes no more … Continue reading

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Recipe – Monkfish Curry

The monkfish is a frightful looking creature with a massive head and lots of sharp teeth, so it’s a good thing that most places only display the filleted tail piece. On the other hand, monkfish is delicious with a firm, … Continue reading

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Recipe – Spicy Shrimp Vol-au-Vents

These tasty little appetizers came about by accident when I purchased frozen puff pastry vol-au-vents thinking I was buying frozen puff pastry sheets. I’m happy to admit to always having frozen puff pastry in my freezer; to make it from … Continue reading

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Recipe – Pork Braised in Coconut Milk with Ginger, Chili, Fish Sauce & Kale

Despite taking about 90 minutes to cook on the stove-top involving an occasional stir, this is a really simple dish that rewards you with succulent chunks of pork bathed in a rich, spicy, ginger-y coconut sauce, spiked with  nam-pla (Thai … Continue reading

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Recipe – Pasta with a Shrimp Sauce

My love affair with Italian cuisine began long ago in the late 1950’s when our father, who was quite the gastronome unbeknownst to me back then, took us one Saturday morning to an Italian delicatessen that had just opened in … Continue reading

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Recipe – How to Cook Lobster

I’m sure there are many people out there who enjoy fresh lobster but are daunted by the task of cooking it themselves, so when I was invited to my friend’s annual lobster party, this time rather than going for a … Continue reading

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Recipe – Grilled Caesar Salad

This is a delightful twist on that ubiquitous classic, Caesar Salad. Grilling the lettuce before putting the dressing on doesn’t in any way diminish it’s crunch and there’s something rather wonderful about warm, crunchy lettuce oozing with melted Parmigiano Reggiano … Continue reading

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