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fish en papillote

20 Apr

flounder with turnip and fennel

Fish en papillote (fish in parchment paper) is a very simple and healthy way to cook fish (or steam cook almost anything).  What I like about this dish is that you can adjust what you are cooking based on the season. It’s early spring, so I wanted to use some vegetables that are found around this time.  Turnips are in season right now and have a relatively mild flavor, which works well with the flounder because they soak up the buttery flavor of the fish.  Fennel is found from fall through summer.  It has a very strong anise flavor, and since this dish only has a few ingredients, it adds another dimension to the turnips and flounder. Continue reading

avocado tartine with beet salad

18 Apr

I love to cook, but I also love to eat out.  One of the first meals I remember eating when I moved to New York was breakfast at Café Gitane.  They have this great little dish, avocado toast.  It’s whole wheat toast topped with avocado, olive oil, salt and cayenne pepper.  This tartine is inspired by that avocado toast.

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