Posts Tagged avocado

Caribbean Coconut Fish Bowls

Maybe it was the Marley documentary, or the new Jamaican restaurant in town, or a few rainy days, but something has me dreaming of the Caribbean lately.

Avocado Gazpacho

Yesterday we had our first “cold front.”  As I drove past our local coffee shop, I saw a woman holding a to-go cup with both hands and a sweater tied around her neck.  

Flounder with Corn & Avocado

Flounder is the most delicate fish we eat.  It requires special preparation, but that’s not to say it’s complicated or time-consuming.  On the contrary, it can be the quickest, easiest fish dinner you’ll ever make.

Barbecue-Seared Blackfin Tuna

There are a few things I love about Florida summer:  tourist season is over, we’ve got fish, and mango season is in full-swing!

Sesame Grilled Tuna Loin with Wasabi Cream

Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus) weigh a maximum of 45 pounds, but are usually caught in the 20-pound range.  They grow quickly and reproduce early.  Compared to other tuna species they’re diminutive:  yellowfin can weigh 150 pounds and bluefin sometimes exceed 900 pounds.  There is much less commercial interest in blackfin than other species, but they’re… Read More

Avocado Dressing

A tree filled with avocados is a wonderful thing.  Is there such a thing as too many avocados?

Avocado & Tofu

I first came across the combination of avocado and silken tofu in Fuchsia Dunlop’s book Every Grain of Rice.  Honestly, I didn’t think the combination of two mild, smooth ingredients was that interesting.  I only made it because it seemed like a good way to use up two ingredients I had plenty of:  avocados, and… Read More