Tag Archives: salsa

Fresh Shark with Avocado Tomato Salsa

Quite naturally I’m FB friends with my local fishmonger.  He posts specials, new arrivals and house prepared plates for take away.  Yesterday afternoon he informed us that he’d just received some whole blue shark.  Jade and I slipped into our … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Cod with Beet Salsa

The French never cease to fascinate me; they have peeled and cooked beets in the fresh vegetable section of their supermarkets.  A lot of them, which means people are buying them.  Mind snatched again I, no beet lover, bought some … Continue reading

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Panini Grilled Tuna Steaks with Avocado Tomato Salsa

I found some nice tuna steaks at the fishmonger today and wondered how I could cook them with out firing up the grill.  The grills and the smoker are just not getting used until my husband comes home in May … Continue reading

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Fried Fish Cheeks with Mango Salsa

Oh my god!   Does this look like a summer meal?   Good.  Not my fault, the ingredients were in the market.  Succulent monk fish cheeks, mangos and red onions.  Lunch-able.  Turn up the thermostat and pretend. I don’t really … Continue reading

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Crab Cakes with Salsa and Oysters with Roquefort Butter

I just cannot resist those Taboureich or rose oysters.   Inspired by Greg’s post on crab cakes, I ordered some crab meat from the fish market.   When I went to pick it up this morning, the siren song of … Continue reading

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Sarkozy’s Oysters Banh Mi

I guess I forgot to note in my last post on taboureich or rose oysters that these are supposed to be Sarkozy’s favorite oysters. http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/08/15/step-away-from-the-fish-market/   When we were back in the fish market today, the owner mentioned this again.  Yeah, … Continue reading

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Planked Salmon with Mango and Cherry Tomato Salsa

Summer food is nice, isn’t it?  We eat differently, better, during the summer in an unintentional healthy kind of way; salads, grilled meats, vegetables, fish, cold soups and vegetable tarts.  It’s just good!  And pretty. Planked Salmon with Mango and … Continue reading

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Tacos Carnitas with Salsa and Guacamole

Mexican pork carnitas are very easy to make.  It’s just a matter of boiling pieces of pork until the water has evaporated, and then browning the pieces in the fat that has been rendered by the boiling.  “Nickel”!  as they … Continue reading

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Salmon with Avocado Salsa

For some reason, I’m on a salsa/chutney kick; pear salsa, cherry salsa, avocado salsa, pear and tomato chutney, etc.  It must have something to do with a craving for spicy, uncooked fruit and vegetables. And of course there’s my unending … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken with Cherry Salsa for Donald

Donald P.  is an old friend of mine.   Meaning that I’ve known him for over 30 years, and he’s old :)   Poor thing, his doctor told him that he could no longer continue to eat “high on the … Continue reading

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