Tag: Appetizer

  • Squid Stuffed with Scallops and Shrimp in a Saffron Sauce

    A bit of trouble but so yummy. You can probably cut down on the cream but using fish stock to make the filling, but why would you?

  • Gefilte Fish Terrine

    Gefilte Fish Terrine

    You can purchase other kinds of fish, but the mixture of pike, whitefish and carp is very common. If you like ocean fish, halibut-salmon (in the ratio of 2:1) can be found in Joan Nathan’s recipe, which is the inspiration for this one. You should end up with about 3 pounds of fish fillets. Ask […]

  • Caponata

     Prepare this a day before you want to serve it. Rinse and cut 2 medium eggplants, making ¾” cubes (leave skin on) In a large saucepan, heat ¼ cup olive oil and saute eggplant until colored. Remove from pan. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil to pan. Saute until golden 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 large […]

  • Socca

    A giant chickpea-flour pancake. So simple and so delicious. Preheat the oven to 425 F and heat a 12-inch cast iron skillet in the oven. Combine 1 cup chickpea flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper (some people will find this too intense) Stir in 1 cup water at room temperature Stir until the mixture […]

  • Brandade de Morue

    This combines two of Evan’s favorite flavors, garlic and butterfat, with the delightful texture and flavor of salt cod. Makes 6 to 8 servings 1 pound boneless, skinless salt cod 2 to 3 boiling potatoes ¾ cup heavy cream ½ cup olive oil 6 to 7 large garlic cloves 1 baguette One to two days […]

  • Monkfish Liver

    Purchase a very fresh monkfish liver; I bought one that weighed about a half-pound. Trim any pieces of membrane or visible blood vessels from it. Place it on a plate and arrange a steamer large enough to hold the plate. Steam the liver on the plate for about 20 minutes. A larger one will probably […]

  • Stuffed Vegetarian Vine Leaves

    Cook 1 cup brown rice with 1 tsp salt and ¾ tsp dried thyme until almost cooked. Meanwhile finely chop 1 medium onion and saute in oil until tender; do not brown. Let onions and rice cool for 10 minutes, combine with ½ cup toasted pine nuts, ½ cup currants and a sprinkling of cinnamon […]

  • Stuffed Vine Leaves

    Start cooking 1½ cups brown rice; you will want to stop it just short of being fully cooked. Meanwhile, chop 1-2 medium onions, finely: you will have about 1½ cups onions. Saute the onions and 2 cloves minced garlic in olive oil. Season with salt pepper and herbs; I used a mixture of fresh thyme, […]