Today, I have a follow-up recipe featuring Australis Barramundi. The former recipe was for a Miso-Glazed Barramundi with Homemade Rye Noodles. To refresh your memory, barramundi is a a moist, buttery, and meaty whitefish that is native to Australia and Southeast Asia. This time around, I decided to take advantage of barramundi’s meaty texture and incorporate it into a quick … Continue Reading

Smoked trout brandade was part of a spread that I created for the now-defunct Spoonful magazine (RIP). The theme for that issue was “smoke.” I spent a lot of time and energy honing these recipes (not to mention the multiple iterations of my editorial write-up), but the magazine, unfortunately, went under before the issue (and my recipes) made … Continue Reading

I love all types of fish and seafood. So when Australis Barramundi (aka ‘the sustainable sea bass’) approached me to develop a couple of recipes for their site, I was on board. If you’ve never had Australis Barramundi before, it’s a moist, buttery, and meaty whitefish, native to Australia and Southeast Asia. Its clean, mild  flavor … Continue Reading

I love octopus. You name it, I love it (grilled, boiled, braised, etc.). Any octopus fans out there? Yes, you say. Have a favorite preparation? If so, please share. Braised polipetti (baby octopus) is one of my hands down, all-time favorite dishes. As the octopi stew, they release much of their water content, which melds with the … Continue Reading

I recently saw a cartoon in which a couple was at an Italian restaurant. They asked their server, “We don’t eat pasta, what should we order?” to which the server responded, “a taxi.” 🙂 Busiate is a corkscrew shaped pasta typical to the Province of Trapani in western Sicily. The word busiate is of Arabic origin. The pasta was … Continue Reading