preserved fish

Spinach Asparagus Smoked Salmon Quiche with a Crumb Crust

Ingredients: for the crust: 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cup fresh breadcrumbs* filling: 8 oz baby spinach (chop up any large bits) 1/2 cup chopped green onion 5 eggs 1 1/4 cups milk 1/2 lb asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces 3/4 cup shredded Gouda 2 oz smoked salmon, chopped salt […]

“Everything Bagel” Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 12 hard-boiled eggs, halved lengthwise for the filling: 12 yolks 3 tablespoons-1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons sour cream 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard sea salt freshly ground black pepper “everything” seasoning mix: 1 1/2 teaspoon dehydrated minced onion 1 1/2 teaspoon dehydrated minced garlic 1 teaspoon  mixed […]

Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lb salt cod 2 1/1 lb Russet potatoes, peeled 1 large or 2 medium onions, sliced into 1/4 inch half moons 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1/3 cup black olives Directions: 2-3 days before you want to make the dish, place the cod […]

Portuguese Style Tuna Salad

Ingredients: 1 15-oz can chickpeas, drained 1 1/2 lb potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces (I used Yukon Gold) 4 hard-boiled eggs, quartered 1/2 red onion, diced 1/3 cup Kalamata olives in oil, drained 12 oz good quality canned tuna (drained if in water–see thoughts) 2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil […]

Janssons Frestelse

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 1 onion, halved and sliced 8 cups Russet potatoes, cut into 2-inch long, 1/2 inch wide, 1/4 inch thick sticks 1-4.4 oz tin ABBA Grebbestad Ansjovis original (anchovy-style spiced, marinated sprats) 1-pint heavy cream white pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Grease a 2 1/2 quart […]

Smoked Trout and Black Garlic Open-faced Sandwiches

Ingredients: 500 gram loaf European style sliced pumpernickle 1 7-oz container Finlandia Creamy Gourmet Cheese Black Garlic 8 oz smoked trout, cut into 2 inch wide pieces 1/2 English cucumber, sliced thinly 1/2 red onion, halved and sliced thinly 1 7-oz container Finlandia Creamy Gourmet Cheese Black Garlic Directions: Spread […]

Admitting it is Autumn Lentil Salad

Ingredients: 1 6.7-oz tin smoked herring in oil* 2 tablespoons good quality apple cider vinegar 2 hard-boiled eggs, quartered 1 bunch French breakfast radishes, thinly sliced 8-9 oz cooked beets, halved and sliced 8 oz cooked Beluga lentils** 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika freshly ground black […]

Tahini-Dill Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes

Ingredients: 5 oz canned solid albacore tuna in water, drained 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons prepared tahini sauce 3 tablespoon minced red onion 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 1 tablespoon minced dill freshly ground black pepper 2 large tomatoes (beefsteak works well) Directions: In a small bowl, break up the tuna […]

Rapini, Smoked Trout and Beluga Lentil Salad

Ingredients: 1 large bunch rapini, chopped 1 3.9 oz tin smoked trout in oil 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers 8 oz cooked Beluga lentils* 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced Directions: Place the rapini in a pot with 2 inches of water, bring to a boil and […]