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Category Archives: Fish & Seafood
A little bit of heaven; fresh-caught trout, cornmeal-crusted and fried to crunchy crispness just hours after it was swimming in the lake, and a steaming baked potato, buttery and rich with sweet roasted garlic. I’m back from the lake. We … Continue reading
Mexican Fish Veracruz is a light and flavourful way to prepare fish. The Spanish influence shows in the zesty olives and capers. Bring a spoon to catch the last delicious drops of tomato broth. Last week we were lucky enough … Continue reading
Authentic Pad Thai is a flavour-packed fried noodle dish. Once you’ve collected the ingredients and mastered the simple technique for making this popular street food from Thailand, you’ll be whipping it up for a quick meal or for delighting your … Continue reading
A zesty bean salad stuffed with good things like tuna, red pepper and artichoke hearts makes a great salad-as-a-meal and is easy to make ahead for picnics, potlucks, and packed lunches, so you can get outside and spend time in … Continue reading
An elegant summer splurge – lobster salad with smoky charred corn and juicy tomatoes. What do you do when you come home from a fancy dinner with two dripping boiled lobsters in a plastic bag? You thank your lucky stars … Continue reading
Crispy potato-chip-coated fish sticks are easy for kids to make, especially good with a simple, 4-ingredient tartar sauce for dipping. Most kids love fish sticks – or if they don’t love them, will at least tolerate them. Mild white fish … Continue reading
This summer we were invited to a Spanish Paella Party. What fun it was! I’ve always wanted to make paella but it’s one of those things that seemed to be forever on my food bucket list, that I never got … Continue reading
Butter Fish – Why Not? (It’s just Butter Chicken . . . of the Sea) and Turmeric-Scented Rice and Peas
You said you wanted to eat more fish. Why not change up your Butter Chicken and make a mouthwatering dish of Butter Fish, and serve it with sunshiny Turmeric Rice? I’m not sure how you’d say it in Hindi. Google … Continue reading
September is humming along. The new school shoes are getting scuffed, the pristine school supplies are getting dog-eared and doodled-on, and I’m busy in the garden (still) and at work (again). Plus our household is a-buzz with plans for our … Continue reading
A light and lovely shrimp salad with a fresh dill and lemon dressing is the perfect meal for your summer outdoor activities. Pack it along as part of a picnic lunch or serve it as a quick and easy meal … Continue reading