Broiled whole whitefish with flattened oven potatoes

Broiled whole whitefish with flattened oven potatoes

August nights are getting darker little by little, but they are still pretty warm – they are actually just perfect after a very hot day – and making food outdoors is still possible. One never knows when the autumn weather will creep in and when one has to give up making delicious summer foods, let us enjoy as long as we can. Continue reading “Broiled whole whitefish with flattened oven potatoes”

Brazilian shrimp stew

Brazilian shrimp stew

I have always had the opinion that eating very spicy food regularly ends up killing all mild and delicate aromas – and I still think that one should not spoil his/her taste buds by eating only hot meals. Anyhow, with my children’s food preferences I’ve also got used to hotter flavors and now I could almost REALLY say: “the hotter, the better”. Continue reading “Brazilian shrimp stew”

Dukkah salmon and vegetables baked in the oven

Dukkah salmon and vegetables baked in the oven

Salmon is for many. It’s excellent when fresh-salted, delicious when smoked, tasty in soups, almost heavenly when flamed and it can be made seasoned with various ways… in other words: it is always good, no matter how you make it. Continue reading “Dukkah salmon and vegetables baked in the oven”

Blue mussels in creamy garlic sauce

Blue mussels in creamy garlic sauce

Frozen mussels are always available. Fresh ones, on the other hand, you can find from stores only during the cold water season (from September to April), if you absolutely want to make this delicacy using them. Fresh mussels are usually sold in mesh bags and because they have to be kept alive all the way to cooking, you should not bring them into your fridge to wait more than one day before cooking. Continue reading “Blue mussels in creamy garlic sauce”

Smoked whitefish casserole

Smoked whitefish casserole

Smoked whitefish is a very tasty fish, but for two diners it is just impossible to finish an entire in one meal – no matter how fond of it you are. Smoked fish is good as a topping of a sandwich and you can also use it in tasty salads. One excellent way to use it is to make a smoked fish casserole. Easy to make and still a real delicacy. Continue reading “Smoked whitefish casserole”

Salmon carpaccio

Salmon carpaccio

Fish is pretty much always delicious, no matter how you prepare it. Salmon is pretty much always delicious, no matter how you prepare it. And if you ask me, raw salted fish is the most delicious of them all. This salmon carpaccio is slightly different from traditional salted raw fish, since you don’t need to season it overnight but it is ready to be served already after about an hour. Continue reading “Salmon carpaccio”