Almondine or Amandine

Almondine or Amandine, is a fancy name for a simple food preparation that can change a bland and boring dish into something special. Trout almondine or amandine, (the spelling depends on if  you are American or European) and sole almondine are often found on menus at restaurants in Europe. These two fish are delicate in […]

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Jamaican Jerk Fish With Mango Sauce And Green Rice

In the depth of winter, I try to think warm thoughts. What better to think about than the flavorful foods from the sunny island of Jamaica. The tropical Caribbean island is famous for its sweet exotic fruits,  fresh fish escoveitch (escabeche) and spicy jerked meats. I took inspiration from these dishes and created Jamaican jerk fish […]

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Flounder Topped With A Shrimp Cream Sauce

I have always lived within driving distance of the ocean or gulf and with that comes the love of seafood. One of the nice things about now living in New England is the availability of  all kinds of fresh seafood…from fish, clams, mussels, to lobster. When eating fish, my first choice are the thin, mild […]

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