Both are translated as monkfish in English, only Google explains that rana pescatrice is the whole fish and coda di rospo is what remaines after removing the head and skin. Mirco, the fishmonger, made me choose between the local, fresh, ugly looking fish, the rana pescatrice and the coda di rospo, the skinless tail from … More Coda di rospo or rana pescatrice
Fresh fish, fresh fruit and vegetables inspire me to prepare ceviche and a colorful salad. My first ceviche brings me back to 2008 in Ecuador, to Puerto Lopez ( where you can take a boat to the ‘small version island of the Galapagos’ and meet the blue footed boobies). Those 14 days of traveling through … More A fridge filled with fresh food
Yesterday I prepared the shopping list for a menu for 2 for 1week. A few things were not available, but I’ll manage to find some alternatives. Toilet paper seems not to be a problem here, but today I could not find any fresh eggs.Clean and chop 500 grams of potatoes. Put them on baking paper. … More Frozen fish, a perfect compromise
Miso is fermented soy paste. I buy it in Asian supermarkets (which are not available in the area).For 2p, mix 50 grams of miso with 1 table spoon of mirin, 1,5 teaspoon of sugar, 1 table spoon of apple vinegar, 1,5 teaspoon of butter and 1,5 teaspoon of sunflower oil. Add some water.Mix 400 grams … More Monkfish and oven roasted vegetables
Tomorrow big shopping day thus time to inspect the fridge and freezer. We only have a small freezer, but still it is important to check regularly. Frozen can not be kept indefinitely. A beautiful piece of monkfish in the oven with ovenbaked potatoes is always tasty. In my case, defrost the fish (already stripped and … More Check your freezer regularly!
For 6p 1,5 kilo of monkfish. Remove the skin and cut in smaller parts. Prepare the marinade of chermoula with 2 chopped garlic cloves, 1 tea spoon of sea salt, 2 teaspoons of cumin, 1 teaspoon of paprika. Grind everything in a mortire. Add 1 bunch of chopped fresh coriander. Grind in the mortire. Add … More Tajine with monkfish