Tag Archives: Atlantic salmon

Baked salmon with a savoury filling

I had a birthday recently, so Maggie suggested that I select a special dish for dinner. I suspect she was hoping for something that approximated pepper steak. It turned out to be a case of “be careful what you wish … Continue reading

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Cheap(ish fish)thrills

For more than two decades, Atlantic Salmon have been grown in controlled environments off the coast of Tasmania. For a few years, the retail price of the salmon was quite high but, as production volumes grew, the price gradually fell … Continue reading

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Notre bisque: risqué peut-être?

I have a vivid memory from childhood of Mum preparing bisque using a packet of dried ingredients imported from continental Europe. I was intrigued by how some water and cream could convert the packet’s contents into a premium soup. In … Continue reading

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Christmas Day food in a few words

We are almost one week into 2015, so, before my palate memories fade, here is a brief review of the elongated Christmas Day lunch Maggie and I shared with friends who live a few doors up from us. You can … Continue reading

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Another Saturday afternoon in the kitchen

We were supposed to be going to a 21st birthday party last Saturday night.  However, we are not party animals, unless it is a party involving three or four courses of delicious food, up to six guests and several bottles … Continue reading

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