Tag Archives: Seafood

Seche a la Creole Haitienne

Okay, I’m too old to travel.  Because I wanted to cook and post with reasonable pictures, I went out, taking the head of Jade’s tripod with me, and bought another thing that fits on the head of the tripod.  I … Continue reading

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Scallops, Spinach and Mushrooms

Our daughter Jade is crazy for sea scallops.  Whenever we’re in a restaurant she immediately turns to the seafood section in the menu, hoping for scallops.  I decided to make some for her back-to-school lunch today since my husband has … Continue reading

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Chez Le Poissonnier

Yesterday my fishmonger posted promotions on his just in seafood on Facebook; Red Label bouchot mussels and live or cooked Brittany lobsters.  I was the first in line this morning. Really.  Of course I took the cooked lobsters because the … Continue reading

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Les Bouchots de la Baie du Mont Saint Michel

One of the lessons I learned early on in this gypsy existence of ours; never pack anything that you are unwilling to carry.  I was a little hard headed about learning this lesson but eventually, I did.  So when I … Continue reading

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Juicy, Deep Fried Gillardeau Oysters

Now I know some of you Gallophile, oyster connoisseurs (Roger) are just going to shudder and perhaps mutter one or two shocked “ooh la’s”, when you read that I’ve had the Gaul :)  to deep fry one of France’s most … Continue reading

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Spicy, Wild Sesame Seed Shrimp

Still “lagged” but have to do something with myself, and I found a new plate at the supermarket.  Anyway this was easy; shrimp were in the freezer. Spicy Wild Sesame Seed Shrimp 1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 tbsp sesame seed … Continue reading

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Mussels and Almandes de Mer

Well he’s going back to Southern Sudan, so I thought I’d pull out all stops.  No seafood to be had from the Nile river. And anyway, I’ve been wanting to do something with these clam-like almandes de mer .  We … Continue reading

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