TIP OF THE DAY: Green Tobiko For St. Patrick’s Day

Substitute green tobiko for roe of other colors. [1] Green tobiko, the eggs of flying fish roe, in sushi (a gunkan maki—photo courtesy Toria Sushi.[2] Oyster with caviar (photo courtesy Rebelle NYC). [3] Caviar potato bites; the same concept works with potato chips and cucumber slices (photo Fotolia). [4] Top grilled fish (photo courtesy FishStar).…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Find A CSA & A CSF

Oops: We missed National CSA Day, which was held this year on February 24th. It’s a floating holiday, the last Friday in February, so it’s a different day each year. Our calendar of food holidays, first created in 2005, doesn’t accommodate variable dates, so it served up today’s date. Still, CSAs deserve as much attention…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Olive Salsa For Fish, Vegetables & Eggs

[1] and [2] Fish and cauliflower with salsa verde (photos courtesy Good Eggs). [3] Castelvetrano olives (photo courtesy Musco Food) and [4] cerignola olives (photo courtesy Miccio), our favorite green olives..   Many Americans think that salsa is a spicy tomato and chile dip for tortilla chips. In fact, salsa is the Spanish word for…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The Easiest Seafood Appetizer

[1] A “flower” presentation from C Chicago (now Ocean Cut Chicago). [2] Scallop crudo with pistachio oil, pomegranate arils and fresh herbs, from La Pecora Bianca | NYC. [3] Arugula pesto and pink peppercorns plus gold leaf, at Sushi Roku | Katana. [4] Briefly seared with fresh figs at Sushi Roku | Scottsdale. [5] Asian-style…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Seacuterie

Every foodie knows charcuterie: meats crafted into pâtés, rillettes sausages, terrines and more. In the U.S., it is served as a first course and often appears on appetizer boards alongside cheeses and cold cuts. But whether for palate preference, avoidance of so much animal fat or pescatarianism, a new trend is redefining charcuterie: seacuterie, an…
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