Seafood

Fiambre de Salmón (Salmon and Rice Packets)

9 comments June 6, 2012
Fiambre de Salmón (Salmon and Rice Packets)

Fiambre de Salmón is a perfect dish for picnics and other outdoor feasts because they’re portable and they taste just as good either hot or cold. My mom would make Fiambres de Pollo(Chicken) when I was a child to take to picnics, or paseos, as they’re called in Colombia. I made my version with salmon, […]

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Salmón con Plátano Verde (Salmon with Green Plantain Crust)

8 comments June 4, 2012
Salmon with Plantain Crust

A simple dinner for the whole family, Salmon fillets baked with olive oil, cumin and garlic, and topped with a crust of grated green plantain. The result is a tender, flavorful, and flaky piece of fish. The green plantain crust gives the salmon an incredible texture. I used salmon this time, but any fish will […]

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Bacalao con Salsa de Coco y Choclo (Cod Fish with Coconut-Corn Sauce)

9 comments April 19, 2012
Bacalao con Salsa de Coco y Choclo (Cod Fish with Coconut-Corn Sauce)

I can’t even begin to describe the amazing flavors of this dish. The thyme, garlic and corn work so well with the fresh cilantro, cod fish and sweet coconut milk. This is an easy weeknight meal packed with flavor. Serve it over white rice to soak up the delicious sauce, and drizzle with lime juice. […]

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Pescado Gratinado con Camarones (Fish and Shrimp Au Gratin)

11 comments April 4, 2012
Pescado Gratinado con Salsa de Mariscos

Although I haven’t practiced any particular organized religion for quite a while, having gone to Catholic school for 12 years, I do try not to eat meat on Good Friday. Maybe it’s my mom’s voice in my head telling me that I should never eat meat on “Viernes Santo” For those of you who don’t […]

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Salmon con Salsa de Mandarina y aguacate (Salmon with Tangerine and Avocado Salsa)

8 comments March 29, 2012
Salmon con salsa de mandarina y Aguacate

The salmon in this dish is marinated in a tangerine-honey sauce, cooked in the oven and topped with a fresh tangerine, cilantro and avocado salsa! I love the way the flavors from the salmon complement the flavors of the tangerine and avocado salsa. This dish is easy to make and really great for spring and […]

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Salmón con Salsa de Maracuyá (Salmon with Passion Fruit Sauce)

17 comments January 20, 2012
Salmon with Passion Fruit Sauce

This Salmon with Passion Fruit Sauce is a fresh, tasty and quick to prepare dish, which makes it a great choice for a weekday meal. The passion fruit sauce made the dish taste fantastic without overwhelming the flavor of the salmon. Buen provecho!

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Salmon con Hogao (Salmon with Colombian-Creole Sauce)

6 comments October 3, 2011
Salmon with Hogao

“Hogao” is a traditional Colombian creole sauce made with tomatoes, scallions, garlic, cumin and cilantro. I love this sauce and I am oddly tempted to dump it over everything I cook, from soups, fish, meat or poultry, to a bowl of plain steamy white rice with fried egg Last week I made this fish dish […]

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