Monthly Archives: August 2012

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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Shark Burger

Yesterday, although I put all 6 of the shark fillets in marinade, I only cooked two.  https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/fresh-shark-with-avocado-tomato-salsa/.  I had an idea for today that I wanted to try out with the remaining four.  Shark burgers! These were good.  I just … Continue reading

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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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Shinae Choi Robinson’s Tandoori Marinade with Rabbit

This morning I had these rabbit legs in the freezer with absolutely no idea what I wanted to do with them.  Thank God for FB friends.  Shinae Choi Robinson is a wonderful cook and photographer.  She posted a recipe for … Continue reading

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Steamed Cod Cheeks with Adzuki Bean Sauce

I really like Japanese adzuki beans.  The texture is creamy and with a little sugar and mirin, they make a great addition to a bento box. However, today I wanted to make steamed cod cheeks with black bean sauce and … Continue reading

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Haricot Beurre Salad with Chorizo

I’m going to miss all these great vegetables when summer is over.  Of course there’ll still be other interesting vegetables in the market but I’ll miss the summer colors.  In the summer, if it wasn’t for meat, one could almost … Continue reading

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Tarte Tatin aux Mirabelles

I’m not a comfortable dessert maker.  I think I lack both confidence and interest.  However, there is that Emile Henry tarte tatin ensemble to make use of and Jade is always happy to see a dessert. I don’t like making … Continue reading

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