I was in a Moroccan mood this weekend….
As usual, we had to have fish on Friday. Mon mari would be so disappointed if we didn’t have fish.
I grabbed my big Moroccan cook book and started looking.
As usual, I couldn’t find anything that was ‘just right’.
As usual, I improvised.
Even mon mari was pleased.
Baked Cod with
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Grilling season is over.
Daylight saving time is over
Fuel is being delivered tomorrow.
We have a fire in the fireplace.
The mice have all moved in….
Summer is over.
To celebrate I made mon mari’s favorite: Fish!
Okay, he hates fish…. but he loves anything stir-fried so it was a compromise.
Red-Cooked Cod with Fennel, Carrots
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Long, long ago, in a place far, far away, I saw a recipe for Salmon Chaud Froid.
It was most likely in Bon Appétit magazine, as that was the first cooking magazine I subscribed to.
It was a whole salmon, covered in a glossy mayonnaise jelly with paper thin slices of cucumber used to recreate the scales. I don’t remember … Continue reading.....
Did you hear about the agnostic, dyslexic, insomniac? He was awake all night pondering the existence of dog.
More about that later…..
First, another fish dish that mon mari likes, er, will eat.
If you get sushi-grade tuna you will definitely want to have this rare (it has to be graded to a higher standard so it is okay to … Continue reading.....
Mon mari is being brave.
We are expanding our fish repertoire…. as long as it doesn't have bones.
I get a long piece of cod 'back' that is without bones and perfect for grilling. Cut it in half for easier handling and serving.
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From the person who hates fish came a request for….
Wait for it….
Mon mari has decided that, as he used to like fish, and it is good for us, perhaps he should like it again.
My job, that goes without saying, is to make certain that he doesn't have any 'bad' fish to put him off during this … Continue reading.....
As I was looking through my handy food guide for the posts on Styles and Sauces recently, I wasted spent a bit of time looking at British foods.
The best thing (in my opinion) about British cuisine is the names….
Well, maybe the second best….
The Brit’s make some of the best, ooey-gooey desserts in the world.
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Could there be a better start to the holiday season then a Chocolate Expo?
An entire exhibition hall filled, side to side and end to end, with chocolate?
I felt duty-bound to go….
Only so I could pass on the information, of course.
Admission to the Expo was 2 euro…. And that included all the chocolate one could taste as … Continue reading.....