Category Archives: Fish and Seafood

CHICKEN LIVER PATE WITH FRESH HERBS

You know when Edith Piaf is singing in your kitchen something wonderful will be cooking on the stove.  But first you must wander  into the garden and snip a basket of fresh herbs … some sage, a little marjoram and … Continue reading

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RILLETTES DE SARDINES … SARDINE PATE

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We all love appetizer recipes that go together quickly and have easily obtainable ingredients –  preferably already in your pantry.  Rillettes de Sardines (sardine pâté)  fills the bill to a T. I found this recipe in a cookbook by David … Continue reading

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LIGHT BASIL SAUCE (sauce legere au basilic)

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    There’s a small clay pot of basil growing by my front door.  It’s there so I can brush my hands over the leaves releasing its sweet fragrance each time I pass it by.  Out in the big vegetable … Continue reading

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SCALLOPS IN THE STYLE OF PROVENCE

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It doesn’t get much better than this.   A dish with fabulous flavour.   Just  ten minutes prep work and seven  minutes in the pan and you’ve got dinner that will knock your socks off. This is another one of those recipes … Continue reading

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RISOTTO WITH SHRIMP AND TOMATOES

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It is traditional in many homes to have seafood on Christmas  Eve.  This simple risotto recipe is what we like to make for Christmas Eve supper.   We pour champagne, light the big stone fireplace,  put the Messiah on the Cd … Continue reading

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WHITEFISH PROVENCALE … ROXY’S BISTRO STYLE

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I do have a  delicious sauce recipe that was a particular favorite of  Chef  Husband.   Squid Provencale was one of the most   popular appetizers  in  our restaurant.    Tiny, tender  squid  simmered  briefly in this Provencale sauce.  It was … Continue reading

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THE ABSOLUTE FINEST BARBECUE SALMON RECIPE

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We are experiencing an incredible salmon run here in British Columbia.  The best in decades.  The Fraser River is a ten minute walk down the end of our street.  The other evening we walked down to see the river dotted … Continue reading

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SPICY SHRIMP STIR-FRY .. (Bhuni Jhinga)

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Today was one of those days I wanted to cook something different.  Nothing to complicated, but with lots of flavour,  exotic,   spicy.  Encrusted with spices, these stir-fried shrimp are hot, sour and delicious. Serves 4 for a starter or lunch … Continue reading

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