This braised fennel with garlic recipe really packs a punch with more flavor then you can imagine! It’s perfect as an accompaniment with fish.
Fennel Braised with Garlic
The delicate flavor of licorice permeates every bite of this delicious braised fennel with garlic.
Heat oil and garlic in a medium saucepan for 30 seconds. Add fennel bulbs, salt, pepper, and fennel pollen. Cook for 5 minutes then add the water and cover. Cook for 20 minutes over low heat. Remove fennel from pan and set aside. Turn up the heat and reduce broth to about 1/4 cup. Add butter 1 tablespoon at a time. Pour sauce over the fennel and serve.
Fennel seeds that have been finely ground can be substituted for the fennel pollen. © Galley Chef All Rights Reserved
Grilled Halibut is delicious because the technique of grilling brings out the sweetness of the fish. It is a highly regarded food fish, which is causing it to rapidly become depleted. The name is derived from haly (holy) and butt (flat fish), for its popularity on Catholic holy days.
Methods of Preparing Halibut
Grilled – Usually marinated first because of it’s low fat content.
Broiled – Usually marinated first because of it’s low fat content.
Seviche – When it’s freshly caught, there’s nothing better then make seviche using lot of fresh lime juice, some sweet and hot peppers and a little onion.
Grilled Halibut with Mustard Dill Sauce
This Halibut recipes results in a moist, tender and flaky fish with a sauce that is out of this world!
For the Mustard Dill Sauce
For the marinade
Whisk together the wine, lemon juice, olive oil and rosemary in a small shallow baking dish. Add the halibut and turn to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour, turning once. Preheat grill. Remove fish from marinade and season with salt and pepper to taste. Grill the steaks for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or to desired doneness.
For the Mustard Dill Sauce
In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, mayonnaise, dill and mustard; cover and refrigerate. Sprinkle halibut with salt and pepper. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill halibut, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
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Smoked haddock gratin has got to be the easiest and most delicious dish ever. If you like smoked fish, try this. It will blow your mind!
Smoked Haddock Gratin
Although this dish pairs cheese with fish, which is a big no-no in the culinary world, it is absolutely delicious and served in some of the best restaurants in the south of France.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Puree the tomatoes in a food processor. Season with salt and pepper. Divide them equally among 4 ramekins. Chop the fish into 1 inch pieces and fill the ramekins with equal amounts of fish. Pour heavy cream over the fish to cover. Top with a sprinkle of mozzarella and a sprinkle of gruyere cheese. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
Recipe Notes Any smoked fish can be substituted for the haddock. Here, I substituted Wahoo. © Galley Chef All Rights Reserved
There’s no comfort food that brings back childhood memories like stuffed cabbage rolls. These Italian style stuffed cabbage rolls are moist, tender and packed with flavor!
Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Italian Style
These Italian style stuffed cabbage rolls are moist, tender and packed with flavor!
Preheat oven to 350°F. Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil and season with Salt to taste like the sea. Blanch the Cabbage until tender and bright green, about 5 minutes. Shock in ice water and set aside to dry. Remove leaves.
For the sauce
In a large sauté pan, add a few tablespoons of Olive Oil over medium-high heat. Add Pancetta and cook until the fat renders out and the Pancetta Crisps. Add the Onion, Garlic, Crushed Red Pepper Flakes and cook until fragrant. Add a teaspoon of Dried Thyme and Dried Basil. Add the Tomatoes and a generous pinch of Salt. Simmer until it comes together, about 5 minutes, and then set aside.
For the filling
In a large bowl, combine the Ground Beef, Sausage, Pecorino, Parsley, Currants, a teaspoon of Dried Basil and Thyme, Breadcrumbs, and Egg. Season generously with Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper. Using your hands, mix until just combined.
In a baking dish lightly greased with Olive Oil, ladle a thin layer of sauce. Spoon some of the filling into each of the leaves of Cabbage, and roll up. Arrange over the Arrabiata sauce in the baking dish. Once full, ladle more of the Arrabiata sauce over the stuffed Cabbage and sprinkle with more Pecorino-Romano. Transfer to oven and bake for an hour to an hour and a half, until the filling is completely cooked through. Serve.
For big dinner parties, prepare these a day in advance and simply pop them in the oven an hour before ready to serve. © Galley Chef All Rights Reserved