Our friends at Petrossian shared with us this delightful recipe for smoked salmon summer rolls. They are as much a treat for the eye as for the palate (photo #1). Petrossian calls them maki, the Japanese word for roll; but they are more correctly namu harumaki that are sliced in the manner of sushi maki. […]

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[1] Salmon sashimi with marinated cucumbers and caviar, recipe #1 (photo © Le Coucou | NYC). [2] Salmon sashimi on fancy tostadas, at LT Bar & Grill in Hackensack, New Jersey (photo © LT Bar & Grill). [3] Raw salmon fillet (photo © Sitka Salmon Shares). [4] Salmon caviar, called ikura in Japanese (photo © […]

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Our friend’s daughter is largely vegetarian, but she’ll eat an occasional piece of fish (which makes her a flexitarian—here’s the difference of these terms plus pescatarian, vegan and others). So for July 4th weekend, we picked up a box of SeaPak Alaskan Salmon Burgers, which are available frozen at stores nationwide. It takes time to […]

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If you love fish, let us introduce you to Sitka Salmon Shares, a wild-caught Alaskan seafood delivery service. Similar to a CSA—Community Supported Agriculture—which supports local farmers by prepaying for a set schedule of fruit and vegetable deliveries, Sitka Salmon Shares is a CSF—Community Supported Fishery. The program supports small-boat family fishermen. You sign up […]

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[1] Freshly caught and skinned wild salmon (all photos © Sitka Salmon Shares). [2] Line-caught salmon. [3] After they’re caught, the fish are quickly processed. [4] They’re blast-frozen, and shipped by FedEx to your doorstep. [5] The fish arrive ready to season and cook.   Several months ago we wrote about a wonderful service for […]

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[1] Freshly caught and skinned wild salmon (all photos © Sitka Salmon Shares). [2] Line-caught salmon. [3] After they’re caught, the fish are quickly processed. [4] They’re blast-frozen, and shipped by FedEx to your doorstep.   We were recently invited to try a sample of Sitka Salmon Shares. It’s a wild-caught Alaskan seafood delivery service. […]

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