Tag Archives: salmon

Five Minute Photo Shoot: Some Boring Salmon with Maybe the Best Carrots Ever

For dinner: coho salmon with oregano pesto breadcrumbs that aren’t browned enough.  Boring.  Alongside: Ottolenghi’s Spicy Carrot Salad, with couscous mixed in (regular and Israeli, because Ottolenghi). I finally broke down and bought myself Yotam Ottolenghi’s latest book, Jerusalem.  I got all starry-eyed over the first recipe I looked at: a recipe in the way, […]

Thanksgiving: Before, During, and After

Ah, Thanksgiving.  How was yours?  Mine was super-relaxing. Want to know what a Personal Chef eats on the day before Thanksgiving?  And for lunch the day of? The same thing everyone else eats: whatever is most convenient. And when it’s a pescatarian Thanksgiving meal that one doesn’t start planning until Tuesday (luckily for only three […]

Fennel and Beet Relish, with Salmon

My oh my, I haven’t given you all a recipe in ages, have I?  Poor darlings, here you go. Over dinner the other night, I helped a dear friend brainstorm ideas for her family’s Christmas feast.  They planned on salmon, but needed ideas for something festive to dress it up.  Fennel immediately sprung to mind, […]