Fish Tacos

There are so many versions of fish tacos out there and believe me I’ve tried more than my fair share. There’s nothing better than a deep fried crispy fish taco with a tangy coleslaw on top. Especially if it’s paired with a margarita and lots of sunshine. But, reality check, it’s February and it’s the time of…

Cod Fish & White Bean Cakes

I want to say up front that the thought of a “fish cake” is really unappealing to me. But don’t let the name of this recipe prevent you from trying it. We bought some fresh cod at Whole Foods and wanted to make something different than your typical pan-seared fish with lemon and capers. While…

Linguine with White Clam Sauce (Linguine alle Vongole)

For mother’s day I wanted to cook my mom a delicious dinner with the fam. We had trouble deciding what to make but once we did we were both very much looking forward to this meal after a long and unsuccessful day of shopping in New York. On our drive back to Connecticut we called…

Spinach Stuffed Filet of Sole

This is a very straightforward dish inspired by Italian flavors and made for the fish lover. It’s very easy to make and you can adapt the stuffing ingredients to whatever your heart desires! It’s also very healthy and satisfying. INGREDIENTS 4 pieces filet of sole Fresh spinach 1 shallot 3 cloves garlic 1-2 tbsp of whole…

Cioppino

Cioppino is pretty much a fish stew. Contrary to popular belief, cioppino did not originate in Italy but is an Italian-American dish. It’s traditionally made from the catch of the day, so you should use fish you can get fresh (and hopefully local when possible). Typically the seafood is combined with tomatoes in a wine…

Asian-Inspired Scallops with Bok Choy and Soba Noodles

Tonight I was inspired by a dish Kyle ordered while we were on vacation in Newport, RI. I don’t love scallops but Fluke restaurant served the best scallops I ever had. They were simply amazing. So I decided to give them another shot with a very simple preparation. Since they are so simple I wanted…

Mediterranean Tuna Fish

Do you get tired of the same old tuna fish?  All the mayo isn’t good for you anyways.  Try this Italian style version to dress up a lunch time favorite. Ingredients Can of tuna fish Capers Artichokes Red Onion White Beans Juice from a lemon S&P Garlic Powder Red wine vinegar Fresh Parsley (if you…

Shabbat Zuppa di Pesce

Tonight we went to my parents for a family dinner and the Jewtalians enjoyed a delicious Italian meal; zuppa di pesce, of sorts. Mom bought all sorts of fish and you can feel free to select your favorites. Ingredients Garlic Shallots Fresh Parsley Red Pepper Flakes Can San Marzano tomatoes (chopped or whole) Imported Italian…

Shrimp, tomato and arugula pasta

Kyle loves this easy to make shrimp pasta! Feel free to substitute arugula with spinach if you prefer. Makes 3-4 servings Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Total time: 25 minutes Ingredients Pasta of your choice (I usually use whole wheat penne) Tomatoes (2-3) Arugula Garlic (2-3 cloves) 2 Shallots Olive Oil Salt…