salmon tajine
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Salmon Tajine in Mustard Caper Sauce Recipe.

Salmon Tajine in Mustard Caper Sauce is one of my favorite salmon dishes: It is so simple, so zippy and so delicious. We Sephardis are suckers for Mustard-Caper-Lemon Trinity. Here is just about all you need to know when you make salmon…
gravlax
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Gravlax Recipe.

Gravlax is a great treat, and a snap to make. It just needs a couple days' advance planning, just like all cured, pickled, fermented foods. And the rewards are great. I own six bricks, which I use only for the preparation of gravlax. Once…
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Tuna Tartare Recipe. Salmon Variation

Tuna Tartare You will cause quite a sensation with this presentation! These tiny sushi spoons look quite dramatic, and are easy to find online. The term “tartare” is used loosely here. It only suggests that the fish is not cooked,…
tilapia fillets
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Tilapia Fillets with Tomatoes Lemon Sauce Recipe. All Variations

I love tilapia fillets: versatile, widely available and inexpensive. I always use the large tilapia fillets,  (7 to 9 ounces): they never let me down or go to pieces on me during the cooking process, and they are much more presentable than…
sardine spread
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Sardine Spread Recipe. Hand Roll Variation

Sardine Spread   Also called sardine rillettes. Sardines are to Mediterraneans what tuna is to most Americans. You say tuna, I say sardines. The city of Safi in Morocco has the largest sardine port in the world. And we grew up…
Tricolor Fish Terrine Recipe with Vegetarian Variation
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Tricolor Fish Terrine Recipe. Vegetarian Variation

With Fish Terrine, you will create a sensation! The dramatic layered presentation will make you look like a professional chef, without too much hard work. You will enjoy the freedom fish terrine gives you on party day, as you can make…
Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia Fillets with Cocktail Sauce Recipe
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Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia Fillets with Cocktail Sauce Recipe

Tilapia might suffer from mild neglect in the States.   It is so underrated! I suspect one of the reasons is because tilapia raised in China gets a reputation for being farmed quite recklessly, and in less than sanitary conditions.…
tehina sauce
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Fish in Tehina Sauce Recipe

This fish in tehina sauce is a delicious and ridiculously easy It is a very good illustration of everything I promise in the Pantry Chapter of my new cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. Glorious Meals Pure and Simple: A Good Pantry:…
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Moroccan Chraimi Fish Recipe. Fishballs Variation

My Chraimi is excerpted from my latest cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. Israelis affectionately call this dish chraimi, insisting that’s what Moroccans call it. (Hello! Never heard of the word Chraimi in Morocco! Something probably…
chicken tandoori
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Fish Tandoori Recipe. Chicken Variation

The term Tandoori is Indian. It means the dish is made in a Tandoor, or clay oven. Of course you don't need to have a tandoor oven to make a tandoori recipe! It signals the present of a yogurt or buttermilk in the sauce ingredients, which…
chutney roasted salmon
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Chutney Roasted Salmon Recipe

This chutney Roasted Salmon is not, strictly speaking, a recipe. Of course I don't go and make 2 quarts of chutney just so I can use some of it to make a chutney roasted salmon dish. Rather, apples being plentiful in the fall, I make a…
pad thai
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Pad Thai Recipe. All Variations

Pad Thai is the national dish in Thailand It is available at every street corner in every imaginable variation. Pad Thai is a delightful stir-fried rice noodle dish including, in any combination, fish or chicken, eggs, vegetables, tofu,…