Category Archives: Fish and Seafood

Fish curry stew

Did anyone stop to think of the global influence curry has had on people’s taste buds? Curry (such as simple curry stew made with the mix) is popular all over the Middle-East, yet it is not indigenous to the region.  I figured it started with the British when they colonized India,  Egypt and Iraq and other […]

Tuna and potato balls

A quick and fun appetizer using leftovers and a can (or two) of tuna. An added plus is that you can make double the quantity, store them in the fridge, and grab a few whenever hungry. INGREDIENTS: 24 small balls 2 cans of tuna (6 oz), drained 2 cups mashed potato 3 large eggs 1/2 […]

Fish in a tomato stew

I don’t know about you, but the (sometimes) oppressive heat does not encourage me to bend over a hot stove. This is quick and easy and flavorful and a last-minute inspiration. It takes about 30 minutes to prepare.  INGREDIENTS: 4 servings       •    4 fish fillets (salmon, snapper, grouper, sea bass, sea bream, or […]

Fish fillet in orange sauce

Don’t they say that the best things happen by accident? Well this  was a last-minute inspiration, thrown together with available ingredients, and turned-out fabulous! I could not wait to make it again and again. The combination of fresh orange juice and kammouneh (that Southern Lebanese spice mix based on cumin) is dynamite. INGREDIENTS: 4 servings […]

Fish-stuffed grape leaves

It took a bit of convincing to get the lady I was working with to attempt this one; well, I could see her point. This is not done here, first off. My argument was: We’ll just cook fish simply, with veggies and a few spices, but instead of keeping the fillets whole, we’ll cut them […]