Showing posts with label San Francisco. Show all posts
Showing posts with label San Francisco. Show all posts

December 27, 2016

CIOPPINO

Ingredients:
 Olive oil -4 tbsp
Onion - 1 (chopped)
Celery stalks - 2 (chopped)
Carrot -1 (chopped)
Tomatoes - 900 gms (peeled and chopped)
garlic cloves- 3 (chopped)
Tomato puree - 1 tbsp
Dry white wine - 225 ml
White fish (hake, haddock, cod) - 900 gms
Clams or oysters in their shells - 900 gms (well scrubbed)
Lobsters - 2 (killed and chopped)
Uncooked prawns - 450 gms (peeled)
Salt and pepper

Method:

  • Put the olive oil in a large, heavy bottomed saucepan with the chopped vegetables and garlic.
  • Dilute the tomato puree in a little water and stir it into the pan,
  • Cover the pan and simmer gently for 30 minutes.
  • Add the wine, the white fish, clams or oysters and lobsters and stir well.
  • Cook, covered, for 10 minutes.
  • Add the prawns and seasoning, and cook for a further 10 minutes.
  • Discard any clams or oysters that have not opened and serve.

July 28, 2016

ANCHOIADE

Ingredients:
Egg yolk - 1
Salt-cured anchovies - 6 (rinsed and dried)
Dijon mustard - 2 tsp
Freshly squeezed lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Extra virgin olive oil - 1 cup
Minced fresh flat-leaf parsley - 1 tbsp
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper

Method:

  • Put the egg yolk, anchovies, mustard and lemon juice in a food processor and pulse until smooth. 
  • With the machine running, gradually add the olive oil. 
  • Transfer to a small bowl, stir in the parsley, and season with salt and pepper to taste. 
  • Cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days. 
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