Tuna Sashimi

My first order from Walcan Seafood contained a variety of BC seafood, including a sashimi quality Albacore Tuna loin. The only raw fish I actually like is tuna so yesterday I pulled it out of the freezer and Moe and I had sashimi for dinner. We were so happy with the quality of the tuna…

Halibut Fish and Chips

Moe loves halibut fish and chips and prefers mine over any of the local restaurants. Lucky for him, we have a good supply of halibut in the freezer. Delivered to the door by #walcanseafood. I make a very light tempura style batter. Light and crispy. Using beer. Soda water also works. Tempura Style Batter I’m…

HOMEMADE HOTDOG BUNS

Grilled European Wieners on homemade hot dog buns with twice fried fries. Hamburger or Hot Dog Buns 1000g flour650 g  liquid ( I used half milk and half water in this batch, but in the past I’ve used,all milk, or half buttermilk and half water. )26 g salt35 g honey8 g yeast75 g melted butter…

Halibut Fish and Chips

What is so nice about having a selection of fish in the freezer from Walcan Seafood, especially Halibut, is being able to make Halibut fish and chips. A meal that Moe and I both love. I can make halibut fish and chips whenever I feel like it. I make a tempura style beer batter for…

March Seafood Meals

Tonight’s dinner.Spaghetti and Prawns. Dinner tonight was lobster with brown butter garlic pasta. BC Wild Spring Salmon.This is a recipe I have been making for over 40 years.Adapted from an Umberto Menghi recipe. Salmon topped with Julienned vegetables and baked in the oven. Moe’s dinner. Spot Prawn Cocktail with Homemade Remoulade Sauce. Prawn and Avocado…

Vintage Guardian Service Ware

These showed up on the local Facebook Marketplace recently and I decided that I had to have them. Definitely an impulse buy. Five pieces of Vintage Guardian Service Ware. Bought specifically to use as Dutch Ovens for baking bread. Picked them up last Monday. Made four batches of dough that night. Two 500g batches each…

More of our Tide to Table Seafood

BC Sockeye Salmon with Spot Prawns in a garlic butter with parsley and lemon. Salmon and Prawns from #TideToTable– #walcanseafood. Really enjoying having a selection of fish in the freezer to choose from. We also had homemade fish and chips this week. Using more of the LingCod. Tempura Batter 1/2 flour1/2 cup cornstarch1 teaspoon baking…

Spot Prawns in Sweet Chili Sauce

BC Spot Prawns from Tide to Table – Walcan Seafood. This was a very easy work night dinner. Rather than the wok I used the big cast iron griddle. Sauted the onions and red peppers in peanut oil, when almost done, added julienned ginger and minced garlic. Sauted for a minute with the onions and…

Tide to Table – Walcan Seafood

We will be eating fish more often over the next month or two. Not something you would normally hear me say. Moe is the fish lover in the family. Me not so much. Except for Halibut. I love halibut. We both do. And even though I grew up in Ontario, Halibut Fish and Chips was…

PORTUGUESE CUSTARD TARTS

I wanted to make something sweet today and decided to bake Portuguese Custard Tarts. I had never made these before so I went looking for a recipe. The custard recipes are basically the same with little variation but the pastry recipes varied. I decided to use my favourite quick Puff Pastry recipe. Came out of…