Triglie con Pinoli e Passerine (Mullet with Pine Nuts and Raisins) – Italy

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What to make for Italy? So many scrumptious options. My Italian friends sent me recipes and tried to sway me. But for me, there was only one recipe to make: Triglie con Pinoli e Passerine (Mullet with Pine Nuts and Raisins) also known as triglie all’ebraica. I first had this dish about 20 years ago […]

Lohikeitto (Finnish Salmon Soup) – Finland

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I have been on a slight hiatus, not from cooking, but from writing up my blogs, so time to catch up. Given that it is April 25th and there was a touch of snow the other day, what better dish to represent Finland than Lohikeitto (Salmon Soup)! This dish was QUICK, EASY, HEARTY and TASTY!!! […]

Smørrebrød (Open Sandwiches) – Denmark

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D is for Denmark, home of the Smørrebrød. I have to say, these open-face sandwiches are GORGEOUS to look at! We were all marveling at their beauty and didn’t really want to eat them as they were so pretty…but ultimately, we did. They were tasty too. I made 4 different kinds at once because I […]

Vietnames Fish & Noodles

Tumeric Fish with Rice Noodles and Herbs – Vietnam

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As we had a ton of fresh ginger in the house and are desperately trying to use it up, and we had fish in the house, I was looking for recipes that used both and stumbled upon this light and tasty Vietnamese dish inspired by the traditional dish Cha Ca La Vong. Tumeric Fish with […]

Calabacitas

Calabacitas, Filetes de Pescado & Rajas con Papas – Mexico

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Mexico! Some not so typical Mexican dishes (at least on the East Coast). Calabacitas is a mix of zucchini, corn, tomatoes onion and garlic…and hot pepper…it was delicious. In fact this meal made our top 10. According to cousins who live on the West Coast and New Mexico, this is super popular there and found […]

Fish with Ginger from Benin

Poisson au gingembre (Fish with ginger) – Benin

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The good, the bad and the ugly… So today was Benin. Scott was like…I’ve never even heard of that country, are you sure? Let him know it was a French speaking country. He looked it up right away. The good…the fish was excellent. Eva absolutely loved it and wanted to make sure she got the […]

Costa Rica - Fish with a side of rice, tomatoes and oranges

Costa Rican Talapia with Orange & Tomato Rice and Beans – Costa Rica

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Beans, By Country, Central American food, Costa Rica, Fish, Gluten Free, Healthy, Latin food, Main dishes, Recipes, Rice, Side dishes, Top 10

Today’s culinary destination was Costa Rica. Tilapia on a bed of rice, beans, oranges and tomatoes. Funny because the fish itself was very much like how I generally make fish when I cook on my own and without recipes…I tend to marinate chicken or fish in garlic or onions, lemon or lime juice and sometimes […]

Cambodia Carmelized Fish with Pineapple

Trey Kho Manor (Carmezlied Fish with Pineapple) – Cambodia

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Asian recipes, By Country, Cambodia, Fish, Gluten Free, Healthy, Main dishes, Recipes, Rice, Seafood, Southeast Asia

C is also for Cambodia. I made Trey Kho Manor which is a carmelized fish and pineapple dish. We served it with rice which is commong. This dish is often made with whole fish, but I was unable to get a whole fish at the supermarket so I did the best I could. Apparently fish […]

Nga phe thoke (Burmese salad with fish cakes) – Burma

Posted 4 CommentsPosted in Appetizers, Asian recipes, Burma, By Country, Fish, Main dishes, Myanmar, Recipes, Salads, Seafood, Side dishes

Winding down the B’s…B is for Brother, Buddhist, Bhante, Burma and Blog. Tonight’s stop on our culinary voyage was inspired by my Brother, Bhante Bhikkhu Subhuti who lives in….Myanmar, formerly known as Burma…and to some, still known as Burma. My brother is a Buddhist monk who has been living in a monastery for years. He […]