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Barbecue Salmon With Mango Salsa

Tips On How To Buy Fresh Salmon • Smell the salmon, if it smells fishy, don’t buy it. If the salmon looks, feels and smells good, it probably is. • Fresh salmon ideally should be kept on ice. The catch of the day should look fresh. • Touch it. If it springs back, it’s good. If your thumb print stays …

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Pasta with Smoked Trout, Fennel, Leeks, & Dried Tomatoes

Smoked trout is rather expensive but a little bit goes a reasonably long way. Here it is mixed with some glamorous vegetables for quite a fancy pasta dish, but like most pasta dishes it is quick and easy enough for a week-night dinner. And yes, it’s pasta again. We do tend to live on the stuff. This is the time …

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Summer Fish Cakes

These are a little different from the classic fish and potato fish cakes, being made with corn and zucchini instead of the usual potatoes. Nothing wrong with that! Serve them with the same chow-chow, tartar sauce, or wedge of lemon that you might serve with more typical fish cakes. Accompany them with some lovely sliced tomatoes and a roll, and …

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Smoked Trout & Wild Rice Salad with Peas

I  always want to do more with wild rice but it is not the easiest thing to find and when you do find it, the price is also a consideration. I was really pleased with how this turned out though; it is the essence of early summer grounded by the earthy wild rice and smoked fish. This is a dish …

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A Visit to Trend Aquafresh Organics

Last Friday we found ourselves down near St. Catharines, so we took the opportunity to visit one of the many greenhouses in the Niagara area – Trend Aquafresh Organics. This was a medium-sized unmarked greenhouse on a gravel side road. Trend Aquafresh does sell directly to customers, but almost all of their sales are through wholesalers or to restaurants. They …

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Lorenzo’s Pastel de Pescado

This recipe was carefully written in Lorenzo’s trained architect hand, in Spanish, into Dad’s cook book, by Lorenzo. Dad met Lorenzo somewhere in South America and in typical Dad fashion went on to remain friends with Lorenzo and his family for the rest of his life; I’m pretty sure he went to his wedding amongst many other events. In fact, …

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Crusty Pepper Salmon

Adding fish and seafood into your meal plans can add excitement into your daily cooking routine. Here’s a simple crusty pepper salmon recipe the whole family will enjoy. Crusty Pepper SalmonServe with brown rice and stir-fry veggies Serves 4 1 1/2 pounds salmon1/2 cup bread crumbs (made with white or brown bread)1 teaspoon coarsely cracked black pepper1/4 teaspoon paprika1/4

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Sayadiyeh / Lebanese Fish “Risotto” Recipe

Serves 4You can turn this plain sayadiyeh into a “Sayadiyeh Royale” by adding 60g pine nuts – saute the nuts in a little butter until golden brown and stir into the rice just before serving.Ingredients400g white short grain rice500g fish heads1 kg white fish filets or steaksSea saltVegetable oil for frying4 medium onions, sliced1 tsp Adonis Fish Spices1 lemon, quarteredCooking …

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Yummy Tuna and Pasta Casserole

Tuna and Pasta Casserole Yummy Tuna and Pasta Casserole Serve with a big green salad and you have a delicious easy dinner that the whole family will love. Serves 4 ½ package egg noodles¼ cup butter¼ cup flour2 cups milk½ teaspoon dry mustard powder1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated2 hardboiled eggs, thinly sliced1 (7 oz) can tuna, drained 2 teaspoons

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What is White Canned Tuna?

Canned Albacore Tuna Do You Buy Canned White Albacore Tuna? When you buy canned tuna fish at the grocery store do you buy white or light? I recommend white tuna, also called Albacore tuna. This albacore tuna is whitish in colour, has a meaty texture and a smooth fresh flavour. Light canned tuna can be either yellowfin, skipjack or tango. …

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