Petrale Sole with a Beurre Blanc Sauce

I’ve made a decision to cook fish more often.  Or at least make an effort to cook fish more often. .  But there are so few fish that I really like that it makes it difficult.   Pretale Sole, like Halibut is one fish that I like enough to eat more than once a week.  And,…

Fish Dinner

I left for work an hour early yesterday morning so I could go to the farmers market. I picked up a number of fresh veggies – green beans, yellow beans, swiss chard, two more pounds of wonderful fresh garlic, zucchini, cauliflower and little fingerling potatoes. We had dinner with Clif, our next door neighbour. I…

Grilled Halibut

My birthday dinner Grilled Halibut served on a bed of Swiss Chard and topped with a Tomato and black olive salsa. ( tomatoes, kalamata olives, garlic, basil, lemon zest, salt, pepper and olive oil.) . The tomatoes and basil were from our garden. The only other side was little purple potatoes, steamed and then tossed…

Prawn Cocktail with Salsa Fresca and Avocado

I pulled some local spot prawns out of the freezer when I got home from work. While they were defrosting I made a fresh salsa using tomatoes from our garden. It only took one minute to poach the prawns. Moe loved dinner and it couldn’t have been any simpler. Salsa Fresca topped with chilled prawns…

Black Pepper Prawns

Black Pepper Prawns===================16 large prawns1 tablespoon corn starch2 teaspoons Shao Hsing Wine1 teaspoon light soy sauce2 to 3 tablespoons peanut oil2 cloves garlicCoarsely ground black peppersalt1 to 2 teaspoons of Thai Sweet Chili Sauce2 to 4 tablespoons chicken broth5 green onions – tops only, cut into one to two inches pieces. Peel and devein prawns….

Pasta and Prawns

Put a few cloves of the fresh garlic to good use last night. Penne with grilled prawns. The penne was tossed with a fresh tomato sauce seasoned with lots of garlic and fresh basil. The prawns were rubbed with a lemon parmesan pesto and grilled. I tossed a few balls of mini boccochini cheese (fresh…

Cold Lobster Dinner

It has been sooooo hot here the last week and the high temperatures (mid to high 90’s) are going to continue into next week. With no rain in sight. We usually have a mild summer with temperatures in the low to mid 70’s. I’m not complaining. I love hot summers. One of Clif’s friends sent…

Halibut for Lunch

I bought the halibut for dinner but cooked it for our lunch instead. This is one of my favourite ways to serve halibut – with a Parmesan crust. Served over mashed potatoes and spinach sauted with garlic. Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault’s Table Parmesan-Crusted Halibut========================Shared by Lori (Hoopysmom) GardenwebSource:Recipe from Ray’s Boathouse: Seafood Secrets…

Asian Style Black Pepper Prawns

I had nothing special planned for dinner last night and I didn’t feel like going out. So, I pulled some spotted prawns out of the freezer. It only took a few minutes to defrost them. I just turn on the tap and let the water run over them. I looked for a recipe that sounded…

Spicy Asian Prawns

Nice and spicy and served over steamed rice, these local spotted prawns were delicious. Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault’s Table Spicy Asian Prawns================== Peanut oil1 pound Prawns cleaned with tails left on2 to 3 tablespoons cornstarch4 to 5 green onions sliced on the diagonal2 to 3 cloves of garlic1 teaspoon Asian Chili Garlic Sauce…