BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS # 70 – “Smoked Salmon & Fried Eggs On Sourdough Bread”

> > > Smoked salmon and eggs – what’s not to love ? I’ll just leave it at that and throw in the pictures. If these don´t hook you, all´s lost and you better find another passion. Food certainly is not your calling 🙂 > Bon Appétit !   Life is Good ! > > > […]

Baked Wild Sockeye Salmon With Baby Arugula

> > > Once in a while, when you don’t have the time, urge or patience to cook a complicated dish, but still want to dine like a king/queen – this is for you 🙂 Total prep time – 5 minutes Total time from start to end – 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the […]

Grilled Salmon With Artichokes, Red Onions & Tomatoes Marinated In Raspberry Vinaigrette

> > > Usually, if you’d be so inclined and check my fridge, you would find at least one or two pickled/marinaded vegetables in there. Mostly cucumbers, cauliflower, broccoli, red beets and red or white cabbage, but sometimes artichokes, green or white asparagus, mushrooms, grilled carrots, or whatever else I took my fancy that week. […]

Sautéed Salmon With Arugula, Strawberries & Walnuts In Raspberry Vinaigrette

> > > Once in a while, my neighborhood fishmonger receives an overnight delivery of fresh-caught, never frozen salmon. He usually leaves me an e-mail message the same morning, so by noon I’ll have salmon in my kitchen which happily swam in the ocean or stream just one or maybe a couple of days before that. Ahhh, the […]

Lunch Quickie – Smoked Salmon, Spicy Potato Salad And Sunny Side Up Eggs

When contemplating what to prepare for a combined breakfast/lunch today, I found that I had some leftover cooked potatoes, leftover “cebollas en escabeche” (escabeche de cebollas) and a packet of smoked salmon. Within less than 10 minutes, this gorgeous dish was ready on the table. Bella and I were happy and content, and cleanup was […]

Salad Of Smoked Salmon, Avocado And Egg

> > When I got up this morning, I had a big craving for egg salad. During the day, in my head, I kept adding ingredients to the egg salad until finally, when it was time to prepare early dinner, this yummy concoction materialized 🙂 Very simple and straightforward, yet a real delicious and pretty […]

Salmon In Beurre Noisette With Beans & Carrots In Honey-Mustard Dressing

> > I pity  the folks who’ll never taste a properly cooked salmon 😦 What a shame to miss-out on he texture of salmon (as well as most other fish and seafood) which has been cooked the old-fashioned way: “Au Pointe”  – to the point (of being done) , perfect doneness. I have written about this a […]

Pasta Salad With Salmon, Shrimp And Pesto

> > This  flavorful seafood pasta salad has been a favorite in my house for many years. It’s great at any time of day, as an appetizer, lunch , dinner or as a snack in between. (The leftovers from today will probably serve as late breakfast tomorrow morning). The warm salmon in the salad makes all the difference. If […]

Breakfast Of Champions # 50 – Salmon Rillette And Fried Eggs

> > This morning I finished-off the last of the salmon rillette I prepared last week. (The next rillette will be pork, can’t wait for it to munch on) 🙂 This dish is VERY rich, so you might want to restrict yourself to enjoying it about once a month, otherwise you might soon need to buy bigger […]

Salmon Rillette

> > One  of my favorite spreads are rillettes, especially pork rillette and salmon rillette. While I have not prepared pork rillette for some time, you can often find salmon rillette in my fridge. It’s effortless to prepare, yet if properly stored, it will give you many days of enjoyment. (Pork will last for weeks or even months […]