If you want to switch up Thanksgiving, consider fish over fowl for your main meal

As a boy growing up in Elizabeth City, James Clark didn’t connect turkey and pumpkin pie with Thanksgiving, but instead rising early to spend the day hunting with family. “We’d get out in the woods early in the morning, then head back again in the afternoon,” says Clark, chef-owner of the new Postal Fish Company in Pittsboro. “When we got home, we’d have a big oyster roast and fry a bunch...

Yellowtail Crudo Ceviche Tostadas From Frozen Fish

What is a Crudo Ceviche Tostada? In this type of yellowtail ceviche, the fish isn’t allowed to soak in citrus juice for any length of time. It’s also one answer to the dilemma that faces most fishermen. What to do with our frozen fish? Good vacuum-packed fish can last  4-6 months. Furthermore, since crudo ceviche is truly a raw fish dish, it’s always a good idea to pre-freeze your fish as a...

FISH WITH HERB SAUCE & CRISPY CAPERS

When you have beautiful fresh fish, it’s tempting to cook it with nothing but a bit of butter and lemon. Sometimes, though, it’s nice to do something a little fancier. The fish is still the star of the show, but I’ve added a few lovely fresh flavours to take it from an everyday dish to something special. As always, it’s quick and easy to prepare – just don’t overcook...

Italian fish polpette in a rich tomato sauce

This version of a classic Italian meatball recipe makes tender white fish the star, swimming in a simple ragu and doused in lemon and parmesan for plump pillows of goodness Augusto rides through Testaccio market every morning at about 9.30, his bicycle cutting a pretty smooth and steady path between stalls and shoppers. He stops to buy vegetables from Il Velletrano, meat and offal from the butcher...

Recipe: Chinese steamed fish

In the latest in the Chop Chop video series, Cuisine’s Ginny Grant demonstrates a quick and tasty steamed fish dish. 1 tablespoon Shaoxing rice wine 2 fish pieces, skin on 3 spring onions 5cm piece ginger, peeled 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons sunflower oil Drizzle the Shaoxing rice wine over the fish and sprinkle with salt. Set aside for a few minutes. Thinly slice two spring onions....

Lost Italian: Have a Lenten fish fry Italian style

Golden fried catfish sits on a bed of wilted spinach and topped with a tomato, green olive and caper sauce. Today marks the beginning of the season of Lent and, as a Catholic, I welcome this opportunity for reflection, atonement and spiritual growth. In my childhood I viewed this season only through the lens of sacrifice, a somber time where we were expected to give up something we loved for the 46...

Follow this quick and easy recipe for a homecooked version of the childhood classic – the fish finger sandwich

Rather than rushing to the freezer, here’s how you can whip up a healthier alternative to the classic comfort food The fish finger sandwich is a childhood classic… but when it’s so easy to make your own there’s no reason not to YOU NEED: 2 fillets of cod or haddock, skinned and boned Sunflower or vegetable oil, for frying French country bread, to serve Butter, for spreading Handful of cos...

Islands chefs take fish to new level

Nate Saint Denis and Jared Moretti spend a lot of time together. The chefs at Islands Fish Grill spend six days a week in the kitchen of the Indialantic restaurant, creating fresh seafood dishes that give the place its name. They also share a house in Melbourne with Nate’s fiancé, Amanda Engel, and a fourth roommate. Amanda, by the way, is the manager at Islands. Jared and Nate met while working...

Caramelized Fish (Ca Kho To) recipe

This very simple dish turns catfish cakes into golden brown treats. Rachel Hoang used pork fat and sugar to create the glaze. Caramelized Fish (Ca Kho To) Serve 6 6 catfish steaks (about 3 ounces each) 3 tablespoons fish sauce Pepper, to taste Chili powder, to taste 2 tablespoons oil 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon garlic powder 2 tablespoons ground purple onion Chicken...

Crusted Fish and Ratatouille a la Plancha

Flat-out grill with this plancha recipe as one of McCormick’s Flavor Forecast 2017 trends Indulge in big flavor with this recipe inspired by French cuisine. The heat from the plancha grill creates a sear and flavor crust on the outside but leaves the center moist. Recipe courtesy of McCormick. Ingredients For the Basque-Inspired Rub With Espelette Pepper 2  tablespoons piment d’Espelette (Espelette...