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Category: Fish

The Art of Eating Fish in Greece

grilled porgy

While 80% of Greece is mountainous, you associate Greece with the sea, and Greeks have a very strong sea culture. Let’s not forget that Greece has a coastline of over 13000 km making it the country with second largest coastline in Europe. Fish have always had a special position in […]

Dried Smoked Herring – Greek Style

smoked herring filets

Ingredients 1 package dried, smoked, boned herring 3 Tbs olive oil 1/2 cup lemon juice Preparation Briefly grill the herring on charcoal to accentuate the smoky flavor. and burn of the skin.  Beat lemon juice and olive oil until blended.  Cut the herring in bite-size pieces. Cut into small pieces […]

The 7 Best Fish to Eat—and 5 to Never Eat

porgy and herbs

You know how good fish is for your health, but that’s only true if you’re eating the right kind. Here are the ones to feast on—and ones to avoid. Fish 101 Fish are loaded with nutrients that support your health. The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend eating at least two […]

Blackened Salmon

Blackened Salmon in a frying pan

Course: MainCuisine: American, CajunServing: 5 Ingredients 2 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon onion granules 1 teaspoon garlic granules 1 teaspoon dry oregano 1 teaspoon dry thyme 2 teaspoons paprika ½ teaspoon ground white pepper ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 4 tablespoons oil 3 8- ounce fresh salmon fillets optional beurre blanc sauce Instructions In a small bowl mix together the salt, onion granules, garlic granules, oregano, thyme, paprika, white pepper, and […]

Baja Fish Wraps with Chipotle & Lime Coleslaw

Two fish wraps on a plate

Serve: 4 people Prep Time: 20 minGrill Time: 8 to 11 min. The Ingredients The Rub ½ teaspoon pure chili powder ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 halibut or salmon fillets or 2 of each (with skin), each […]

Smoked Salmon and Lox Aren’t the Same

Smoked salmon, lox, Nova—they’re all the same, right? Nope. These various categories of cured fish have about as much in common as bread and pasta or salad and pickles. Translation? They can be made with the same raw ingredient, but once manipulated, they’re totally different foods.  As someone who grew […]

Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon and Chives

YIELDS: Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS 8 large eggs 4 tablespoons chopped fresh chives 3 tablespoons milk 5 tablespoons butter 1 large onion, chopped 6 ounces thinly sliced smoked salmon, cut into strips PREPARATION Beat eggs, 2 tablespoons chives and milk in a bowl to blend. Melt butter in a heavy […]

How to Cook Salmon

Salmon is readily available, extremely versatile and simply delicious. Here we cover salmon basics from weeknight fillets to weekend entertaining: the cuts and types to buy, the equipment you’ll need, essential methods for preparing it and sauces for dressing it up. Before You Start Buy the largest spatula you can […]