All posts filed under: Fish & Seafood

Warm Smoked Salmon Niçoise Salad

Warm Smoked Salmon Niçoise Salad

This salmon Niçoise salad is a little less than traditional, but like the original it is a fantastically tasty and a terrific summer salad. Okay, I did retain a detail or two. There are boiled potatoes and green beans. And instead of tomatoes and hard-boiled eggs, I decided to use green asparagus. And a final […]

Smoked Salmon and Lemon Risotto‏

Smoked Salmon and Lemon Risotto‏

This smoked salmon and lemon risotto is full of light, fresh flavours and is at the same time quite decadent tasting, thanks to hot smoked salmon plus the addition of a little crème fraîche toward the end of the cooking, which transforms an ordinary risotto into something extraordinary. I have a tendency to crave all […]

Pan-fried Potatoes with Smoked Salmon

Pan-fried Potatoes with Smoked Salmon

Forgot bacon. Smoked salmon takes these fried potatoes to a whole other level. Yes, welcome to delicious! Savory and satisfying, I’m pretty sure you can’t beat the smell of skillet fried garlic, shallots and potatoes. It seems to stir up that sense of “home” and “comfort” and yes…“WEEKEND!”… AND you can try this one for […]

Coconut Curry Salmon with Green Beans & Potatoes recipe

Coconut Curry Salmon with Green Beans & Potatoes

Perfect coconut curry salmon + summer green beans + new potatoes. Absolutely delicious. Yep, if you are looking for a new and delicious way to enjoy salmon, you will love this one! The flavor is so delicious. In this recipe, you’ll find fresh red chili and ginger, juicy summer tomatoes, and four spices to give […]

Recipe for Smoked Char Potato Salad with Capers, Green Onion and Radishes in a Lemon-Dill-Horseradich Dressing

Smoked Char Potato Salad

This smoked char potato salad was DELICIOUS! So good, that it will definitely have it’s place at our Easter table this year. If you haven’t tried smoked char, well let’s just say it tastes like trout upgraded to salmon. Smoked that is. Together with new potatoes, some fresh spring greens and a few other flavor […]

North Sea Shrimp and Cucumber Salad (Büsumer Krabbensalat)

North Sea Shrimp and Cucumber Salad (Büsumer Krabbensalat)

Here’s a little shrimp and cucumber salad starring my most recent obsession – Büsumer Krabben. Tiny little succulent North Sea brown shrimps. Delicious, juicy…they are the perfect accompaniment to any simple salad. Yes, I did do a version of this salad before, but because it’s so tasty I thought it’s time for another version of […]

Mango, Avocado and Prawn Salad with Coriander, Chili and Lime

Avocado and Prawn Salad with Cilantro, Chili and Lime

Light and highly flavored, consider this salad a guilt-free indulgence! This south-of-the-border inspired salad is absolutely terrific. It really brings me back to holidays spent in Mexico soaking up the sun and enjoying fresh ceviche served in beach cafes. With the combination of prawns, lime and cilantro this salad is fresh, vibrant and reminiscent of […]

Baby Cuttlefish with White Wine and Cherry Tomatoes

Cuttlefish, also known as sepia is a relative of the squid and octopus. Not only is it great tasting, it’s easy to cook and healthy! With this variation, you will quickly be brought back to fond memories of your last holiday in the south. My favorite Schwabe was actually the one to introduce me to […]

Baked Orzo with Shrimp, Tomato and Feta‏

This recipe was inspired by a dish my aunt raved about — a bold and flavorful Greek dish called shrimp saganaki. Served as an appetizer, shrimp is sautéed in a pan with tomatoes, olives and feta cheese, then eaten right out of the skillet with the help of some crusty bread to soak up all […]

Smoked Trout and Orzo Salad

Smoked Trout and Orzo Salad

Not everyone is as infatuated with artichokes as I am. I could eat them any possible way imaginable, whether they are fresh, marinated or simply from a can. They are a great addition to, well…as I see it…anything. In this case, their pure sweet and nutty flavor can be enjoyed in this simple orzo dish […]

Salmon and Asparagus Ceviche

White Asparagus and Salmon Ceviche

Simplicity itself. Thin slices of raw, ultra-fresh salmon and white asparagus are marinated in a mixture of sweet red onion, lime juice, and chili before being served with avocado and fresh cilantro. Ceviche makes a fabulous starter or light dinner – perfect for a sunny spring or summer evening. Ceviche is seafood dish popular in […]

Stewed Cuttlefish With Peas (Seppie con Piselli)

Stewed Cuttlefish With Peas (Seppie con Piselli)

Have you ever tried cuttlefish? Well, imagine if you could cross an octopus and squid, that pretty much what you can expect it to taste like. If you love either of them, you’ll love cuttlefish. Cuttlefish is something I only became acquainted with when I moved to Europe. Thanks mostly to my favorite Schwabe who […]

Coconut-Infused Ceviche

Coconut-Infused Ceviche

In Peru, they say a great ceviche doesn’t need more than five ingredients; fish, lime juice, chili pepper, onion and salt. I like to add a little vibrancy to mine with the addition of tomatoes, avocado and coriander, plus a little coconut milk – if you can manage to get your hands on fresh coconut […]

North Sea Shrimps Salad (Büsumer Krabbensalat)

North Sea Shrimp Salad (Büsumer Krabbensalat)

The inspiration for this recipe came from my regular strolls through the Isemarkt, Europe’s largest outdoor market. It’s one of my favorite farmer’s market and lucky for me, is located just down the road from where I live. Not only is this gourmet market a feast for the eyes, but it’s in a charming location […]

Savory Tomato &Thyme Salmon

Savory Tomato and Thyme Salmon

This salmon recipe is full of wonderful Mediterranean flavors.Tomato, garlic, thyme and white wine. Splendid. Perfect if you are looking for a “quick and easy, fancy”. The key to good salmon is not overthinking it. Simple in this case is better. All that I’m doing here is sprinkling the salmon with a little salt and […]

Sardines vs. Anchovies

Little Fish: Sardines vs Anchovies

Ever wonder what the difference between a sardine and an anchovy is? Although many people think that sardine is just another name for anchovy, guess what? It’s actually not the case. Anchovies and sardines are two different fish species, from two different fish families. Though, they do share some similar traits — both are small, […]

puttanesca

Puttanesca: Tuna, Olives and Capers in a Tomato Sauce

Traditionally, puttanesca sauce is served with spaghetti in a dish known for being “in the style of the whore”. Oooh so devilish. There is a tale, saying its origins stem from the word “puttana” which in Italian means whore — why you ask? Well they say it’s so quick and easy. Ooooh dear! Although there […]

Mediterranean Tuna and White Bean Salad

Inspired by a salad I recently enjoyed at Vapiano, this Mediterranean tuna and white bean salad is bursting with healthy, light flavors—from the fresh parsley and mint, to the crisp celery, red and green onions, and peppery arugula. Together with big, creamy butter beans and tuna, it’s rich in protein and fiber. It’s a complete […]