fish and seafood

Golden fish curry (Indian-style)

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

summary: recipe for coconut fish curry; garnishing with toasted peanuts and coconut; we love our Magic Bullet; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Swoon… This was so fabulous. It was so good I thought I was going to cry. T made the curry sauce with, among other things, butter and shredded […] Continue reading »

grilled shrimps on a bed of spinach

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

summary: grilled shrimps in Pernod; garnishing with tarragon; SAVEUR’s definition of grilling vs. barbecue; stir-frying spinach; how to ensure the spinach doesn’t get grey and slimy; (click on image to see larger views and more photos) At last it’s barbecue season!! Which means we have fresh herbs growing in the garden. I’m absolutely thrilled that […] Continue reading »

Holy Mackerel!

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

summary: salmon steaks and whole mackerel; follow-up to indirect smoking on a gas bbq; (click on image to see larger views and more photos) When I was in grade school, we had a multiple choice test with the following question. What is the correct word to complete the following idiom? “He smokes like a _______.” […] Continue reading »

Moules Marinière (WHB#214: parsley)

Friday, December 18th, 2009

summary: Moules Marinière (or is that “Moules Meunière”?); information about parsley and Weekend Herb Blogging; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB) #214 Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) I have been negligent and neglected to rave out loud about the amazing festive dinner we had last month. We really splashed […] Continue reading »

grilled shrimps in Pernod (PPN#117)

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

summary: recipe for grilled shrimps in Pernod on spaghettini; our method of grilling shrimps; information about Presto Pasta Nights (PPN); (click on image to see larger views and more photos) Katie (Thyme for Cooking) recently made Grilled Shrimps with Pimiento Sauce. Not only did Katie’s grilled shrimp sound wonderful, but she reminded me that I’ve […] Continue reading »