Category Archives: Seafood

Tuna Carpaccio, Fusion Style

Contains: Fish.  Is:  Gluten-free, quick and easy. We are taking some good ideas from an Italian approach and a Japanese approach.  I made this as a small luncheon plate rather than a full-blown main dish. Use sushi-grade yellowfin tuna (Thunnus … Continue reading

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Open Face English Muffin Cheese Melt, with Seared Tuna, Avocado, Pickled Ginger, and Brie Cheese

Contains: Seafood (fish), wheat (gluten), dairy. Is: Quick and easy. This one is Japanese-inspired, but fusion with my take on this. You can consider this a Good Friday dish. Yes, the pickled ginger was leftover from a Japanese-restaurant take-out. Note, … Continue reading

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A Quick Chirashi Bowl, Japanese-Inspired

Contains:  Seafood, grains.  Is: Quick and easy.   The Feast of the Seven Fishes didn’t happen for me here this past year.  I did manage to make four of the seven, but I will write this up so you can use … Continue reading

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Holiday Dishes for The End of the Year (Thanksgiving Onwards)

To celebrate Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Solstice, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Hogmanay.  And any other date you want to celebrate, whether for familial, spiritual, traditional, or friendship reasons.  After all, any Holiday is what YOU make … Continue reading

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Fennel, Apple and Juniper Mahi-Mahi

Contains:  Fish, alcohol.  Is:  Gluten-free. The alcohol will cook off, but a word to the wise that this is there.   This is a poached dish, after a bit of pan frying.   Mahi mahi (dorado, common dolphinfish) – Coryphaena hippurus.  The fish … Continue reading

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Southern Style Pickled Shrimp

Contains:  shellfish.  Is:  Quick and easy preparation.   Another in the picking series of recipes.   This recipe is based on:   Southern Style Pickled Shrimp, which is found at the Kitchn website.   I subbed pearl onions in for Vidalia (I had the … Continue reading

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Salmon, Jicama, Tomato, Cabbage, Feta, Scallion and Sprout Salad

Contains: Seafood, nightshades, dairy (if using Feta).  Is:  Quick and easy, gluten-free. Sometimes simple is best, and a salad can always be refreshing.  The salmon provides a good blast of protein.  If you can find it, and also want to pay … Continue reading

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Mussels with GF Shirataki Noodles, Cheese, and Seasonings

Contains:  Shellfish, dairy, nightshades if you use the ancho powder.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain free, soy-free, quick and easy. About shirataki noodles:  They are made with Japanese white yams / konjac flour, although there is a brand that makes some of … Continue reading

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Garlic Shrimp Pecorino with Cabbage

Contains:  Shellfish, dairy, optional alcohol.  Is:  Quick and easy, gluten-free. (Unless you put it over wheat-containing pasta, or farro.)  When I dodged into the local small grocers in order to nab some dish detergent, I decided to see what other … Continue reading

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Thai-Inspired Red Curry with Leafy Greens & Scallops

Contains:  Coconut, nightshades, seafood.  Is:  Gluten-free. Vegetarian/vegan option. After scoring a big batch of pak choy (a variant of bok choy, but with a whiter stem) I decided to make a Thai curry.  It’s not quite Paleo or Whole30, but … Continue reading

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