Every coastal region has a cultural version of a fish soup or fisherman’s stew, bouillabaisse of Provence, cotriade of Brittany, brodetto of Italy, halászlé of Hungary, cioppino of San Fransico, Bostonian “chowda” and Moqueca of Brazil.
This week’s Friday Fish Dish for Lent is a Pacific Northwest paring of roasted salmon with a light bodied Oregon Pinot Noir. The roasted salmon is served on a bed of French baby lentils, braised in red wine with a simple green salad, dressed with a mustard vinaigrette. For a beautiful presentation, plate on a platter and […]
This week’s Lent Fish Friday takes us to the British Isles with an updated version of the British staple, a puff pasty fishy pie. This fishy pie in puff pastry is a change-up from the traditional fish pie which is made with cod, salmon and prawns in a creamy white wine sauce and topped with potato […]
The signs of spring are not yet apparent. Channeling warm places, we suggest a classic south of France dish, Salade Niçoise. This colourful and beautifully platted fish dish is easy to prepare and is also a crowd pleaser. Perfect for a casual Friday evening or to serve for an impromptu cocktail party. Just add wine […]
Start Lent’s Fish Friday with a classic Italian-American shrimp dish. In American, scampi is a shrimp dish with garlic butter and dry white wine served on a bed of linguine. This updated classic dish with roasted prawns stuffed with scampi is so beautiful, it does not need to share a plate with linguine. Serve the […]
Mr. & Mrs. T suggest a salmon cakes for this evenings Friday Night’s Fish Dish. This salmon and ginger cake dish is quite easy to prepare. Even a singleton can attempt this meal with flare. Add some crispy sweet potato chips, store-bought or if adventurous, bring out the mandolin to make thick slices and oven […]
I’ll Have a Double Martini Please! Mr. and Mrs. T suggest making tonight’s Friday Fish Dish into a Happy Hour. Serve a Thai-Inspired Seafood Martini with a chilled Bombay Sapphire Martini. Seared scallops nest atop a bed of tomatoes, english cucumbers shallots and avocado slices, laced with clover tendrils and a ginger dressing. Gorgeous lemongrass infused prawns share the seafood spotlight. Serve […]