Miso-Cured Black Cod: A Taste of Japan

As soon as I opened the oven and got a whiff of this fish, I knew it was perfect. It brought me right back to Japan. I first encountered broiled, miso-cured black cod on the airplane, and afterwards it appeared as a component of several other meals throughout our trip, including breakfast. The fish is plump, rich, and incredibly savory. I love prodding it with the end of my chopstick, sliding the layers of fish apart from each other, and … Continue reading

Tips for Grilling Fish

After too many years without access to a grill, I am finally learning how to cook in the great outdoors. Whole Foods recently had a great deal on salmon, so I bought a large filet and set off experimenting. I marinated some of the salmon in a mixture of soy sauce, sesame oil, grated ginger, and miso for about 20 minutes before grilling it. I put the marinated salmon on the grill while it was still wet, and it cooked … Continue reading

Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia with Green Mango Salad, Two Ways!

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, I’ve really been getting into fish. It’s like a whole new world! I am having a great time trying out all of these new techniques and flavors. Although breading and pan frying aren’t new, a cornmeal crust certainly counts as adventure around here. I bought four tilapia filets to serve two people, but it turns out that one filet per person is plenty. I used the opportunity to create two separate meals out of the … Continue reading