Scrumptious Seafood: Salmon Croque Madame

Brunch is one of my favourite meals to go out for, but occasionally there comes a morning of torrential rain that sends me hopefully to the fridge. After all, why squelch the day away if you’ve already got eggs at home? Make it a meal to look forward to this coming weekend with Fine . . . → Read More: Scrumptious Seafood: Salmon Croque Madame

Scrumptious Seafood: Thai Yellow Pumpkin & Seafood Curry

As Halloween is coming up, it seemed wrong not to explore the possibilities of merging pumpkin with seafood. In a nod to the season, here is Nigella Lawson’s delicious curry. Depending on how liberal you are with the curry paste, it could also turn out to be a wonderful cold cure! Make sure to . . . → Read More: Scrumptious Seafood: Thai Yellow Pumpkin & Seafood Curry

Scrumptious Seafood: Mussels & Winter Potatoes

It’s raining, it’s pouring…what better way to warm up than a steaming hot, comfortingly starchy dinner? Get your hands on some sustainably farmed mussels and get cooking with this hearty recipe from Mother Nature Network. Ingredients 1 pound winter potatoes 1 1/2 pounds whole mussels, rinsed 1 cup dry white wine 1 strip lemon . . . → Read More: Scrumptious Seafood: Mussels & Winter Potatoes

Scrumptious Seafood: Thanksgiving Edition

Looking to switch things up a little this Thanksgiving? Give the bird a break (there’s always Christmas) and test drive Martha Stewart’s Whole Roasted Salmon with Orange Butter Glaze. Bonus points if you’re using a delicious wild Sockeye that’s been in your freezer for the past month! Ingredients 4 leeks, trimmed of dark-green stem, . . . → Read More: Scrumptious Seafood: Thanksgiving Edition

Best Catch Seafood: Poached Salmon & Tartar Sauce

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Robert Clark’s Poached Salmon For the fish: 1 pound salmon Poaching liquid: 4 cups water 1 cup white wine 1 cup white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons salt 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns 1 medium onion, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 3 pieces bay leaf 3 pieces clove Method: Bring to a boil the poaching . . . → Read More: Best Catch Seafood: Poached Salmon & Tartar Sauce

Best Catch Seafood: Tataki Tuna with spicy cucumber & bull kelp salad

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If you were lucky enough to sample this dish prepared by Chris Whittaker at our Best Catch Sustainable Seafood Festival this weekend, you can now recreate it in your own kitchen. Generously shared by Forage for your home cooking delights, this recipe is as simple as it is scrumptious. Bon appetit! Serves 4 1 . . . → Read More: Best Catch Seafood: Tataki Tuna with spicy cucumber & bull kelp salad

Scrumptious Seafood: Lyonnais-style salad with smoked salmon

I’m starting to hear that some Steveston locals are (gasp!) tiring of the taste of fresh salmon at this point in the season. If you share this sacrilegious view, I’d highly recommend making friends with someone who has a smoker and putting a piece of nicely smoked sockeye to good use with this delicious . . . → Read More: Scrumptious Seafood: Lyonnais-style salad with smoked salmon

Scrumptious Seafood: Fresh Salmon Burgers with Tarragon Mayonnaise

It’s (almost!) Labour Day long weekend and what better way to wrap up summer than a gourmet burger filled with freshly caught salmon? Get yourself down to the Steveston Public Sales Float, then give this Bon Appetit recipe, via epicurious, a whirl! Ingredients 1 pound skinless salmon fillet, cut into 1/4-inch pieces (about 2 . . . → Read More: Scrumptious Seafood: Fresh Salmon Burgers with Tarragon Mayonnaise

Scrumptious Seafood: Broiled Sockeye Salmon with Citrus Glaze

Sockeye season is open, so get yourself a fresh filet and give this simple yet scrumptious recipe from the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch a go! Ingredients (Serves 4 to 6) 1 side of skin-on sockeye salmon, 1 1/2 to 2 pounds, pin bones removed 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons lemon zest 1 . . . → Read More: Scrumptious Seafood: Broiled Sockeye Salmon with Citrus Glaze

Scrumptious Seafood: Cedar-Planked Salmon with Maple Mustard Glaze

The salmon are on their way! Soak your cedar planks, fire up the BBQ and get ready to give this delectable Canadian Living recipe a whirl. Ingredients 1-1/2 lb (680 g) salmon fillet 1/4 cup (60 mL) maple syrup 2 tbsp (30 mL) grainy Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt 1/4 tsp (1 . . . → Read More: Scrumptious Seafood: Cedar-Planked Salmon with Maple Mustard Glaze