Basil, Ginger & Pine Nut Crusted Salmon

I love doing crusted fish; it adds such a great texture, and you can do so much with different flavors. Last night, I decided on one of my favorite flavor combinations–basil, ginger, garlic & pine nut. It’s pretty much a pesto coating, with ginger added for an extra little kick. I used my immersion blender […]

Dinner Party Appetizer: Sesame-Soy Salmon w/ Crispy Brown Rice Cake

For my dinner party I wanted to start with a fish course; I like Asian flavors for salmon, so I created a sesame-soy marinade with a little bit of sriracha for heat. While the salmon lay soaking up those wonderful flavors, I put together an accompaniment for the plate. I wanted something with crunch and […]

Pine Nut, Parsley & Mustard Seed Crusted Salmon

My Penzey’s purchase this past weekend also included a bag of yellow mustard seeds (smells like pickles, or rather pickles smell like it because it’s a common pickling spice! A little spicy, a little bitter, really great flavor). After browsing the internet for some uses, I decided to use it to crust fish; I wanted […]