Posted in Egg, Fish

Smoked Salmon & Rocket Egg Crepe

Recipe from 8 days
4 eggs
2 tbsp cream
2 tbsp dill. chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup sour cream
a handful of rocket leaves
200g smoked salmon
a few sprigs of dill
Whisk egg, cream and chopped dill in a bowl.
Brush a non-stick frying pan with some olive oil and place over medium heat.
Pour 1/2 cup of egg mixture into the pan and swirl around so that the batter spreads out.
Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden.
Place on a plate.
Repeat with the rest of the egg mixture.
To assemble, spread sour cream over each crepe and top with rocket, smoked salmon and a sprig of dill. 
Fold into half and serve.
Makes 3
Will THEY make it again?
maybe. since it’s so easy.
Posted in Fish

Sesame Seared Salmon

Recipe inspired from
1 tbsp soy sauce
3/4 tsp mirin
3/4 tsp honey
1/2 tbsp sesame oil
2 salmon steaks
1/4 cup black sesame seeds
1 1/2 tsp olive oil
In a small bowl, stir together the soy sauce, mirin, honey and sesame oil.
Spread the sesame seeds out on a plate.
Coat the salmon steaks with the soy sauce mixture, then press into the sesame seeds to coat.
Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over high heat until very hot.
Place steaks in the pan, and sear for about 30 seconds on each side. 
Makes 2
Will HE make it again?
YES.  but it was really smoky when searing it.
Posted in Fish, Japanese

Grilled Salmon Marinated with Miso

Recipe from Tatsuya Wakuda
3 x 200g salmon fillet
250g white miso
equal proportion of sake & mirin
grated garlic
grated ginger
olive oil
orange zest
To make the marinate, bring sake and mirin mixture to boil and leave it  for 10 to 20 seconds to remove the alcohol.
Let it cool and combine it with the white miso.
Season with pepper, garlic, ginger, olive oil and orange zest.
Mix it well.
Spread half of the marinate on the base of a deep tray.
Place the salmon fillet on top of the marinate.
Spread the remaining marinate on top of the salmon fillet.
Cling wrap the tray and refrigerate it for about 24 to 36 hours.
Remove the marinate from the salmon fillet and transfer it to a baking tray.
Preheat the grill.
Place the baking tray on the middle rack and grill it for 5 to 6 minutes.
Transfer it to the top rack to colour it.
Will HE make it again?