Fresh Fish with Preserved Lemon Persillade

Three good things: Friends who share freshly caught fish with you (filleted and all!) How delicious preserved lemons are throughout the year… Knowing how to combine the two into a fabulously yummy lunch! What is persillade? According to the dictionary, … Continue reading

Sardine Salad with Parsley on Cucumbers

  No real recipe here, just a simple combination of canned sardines, lots of parsley, and some of my preserved kumquat peels with a little bit mayonnaise.  I used the boneless skinless sardines (hey, some sardines is better than no … Continue reading

Shrimp and Orzo Baked with Tomatoes and Ricotta Salata

  This is similar to a cajun shrimp jambalaya or spanish paella in flavor.  However, today we are in a Mediterranean frame of mind, using ricotta salata and orzo pasta…a little Italian, a little Greek…we could be standing in Sicily today! This … Continue reading

Creole Remoulade Shrimp Pasta Salad

A slightly different shrimp pasta salad.  This one is all New Orleans with a classic remoulade dressing.  A New Orleans remoulade has all these flavors, minus the mayonnaise.  Feel free to increase (the remoulade sauce seasonings) or decrease (the mayonnaise) … Continue reading

Lemony Shrimp Pasta Salad

This is a good salad to serve as a side for a grilled dinner or to bring to a potluck.  It’s also great as an entree, with some fruit on the side.  1 pound peeled and deveined shrimp (150-200 count), cooked in … Continue reading