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Tag: fish and seafood

Spicy Rice Noodles with Shrimp

Spicy Rice Noodles with Shrimp

  It looks like I have an Asian week in my kitchen. I have already published the peanut sauce-dip and the taco sliders with oriental tasting note. Now, I guess, it is time to cook a main course – and it will be the rice […]

Beetroot Salmon Gravlax by Nigel Slater

Beetroot Salmon Gravlax by Nigel Slater

    I absolutely agree with Nigel Slater (the talented and smart Nigel Slater, whose recipes I trust) when he names this beet-and-dill gravlax, “a jewel on a Christmas table.” This cured fish truly looks unreal – it is so beautiful, with its fifty shades […]

Citrus Salmon Gravlax by Thomas Keller

Citrus Salmon Gravlax by Thomas Keller

    I can’t imagine my holiday table without some salmon dishes. Savory trifle, salmon crudo, salmon tartar, or simple gravlax – all these appetizers are appealing. I just need to choose which one will be on my menu. Simple gravlax, I said? Oh, no, […]

Salmon Tartar

Salmon Tartar

    This tartar can be served as an appetizer or as a light and healthy lunch, on a bed of salad greens and with a French baguette toast. Since I first made this luscious dish, it became our family favorite appetizer. The tartar looks […]

White Pizza with Anchovies

White Pizza with Anchovies

    If you are a food lover, but hate anchovies, once in your lifetime, you have to try a piece of anchovy pizza. Exactly like a sharp overwhelming taste of fennel is disappearing when you are roasting or frying the bulb, the anchovy taste […]

Fried Calamari

Fried Calamari

    Whenever and wherever possible my husband orders fried calamari as an appetizer. We enjoyed this treat in Hawaii, Massachusetts, Connecticut, San Francisco, Florida, Illinois, in Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, France, Russia, Ireland, England, and Austria. We enjoyed them with cold beer, crispy white […]