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Foolproof Fish: Salmon Cooked in a Parchment Paper Bag

  Let’s talk about fish… First of all, fish is SO good for you   Especially oily fish, like salmon, herring, mackerel, sardines, lake trout and tuna. These fishes are rich in omega-3 fatty acids—essential for your brain, your mental/emotional function...

Cleansing and a Recipe for Salmon Cooked in Parchment

I’m stubborn. I don’t like to be told what to do. Try to push me and I’ll probably do exactly the opposite. Luckily, my husband finds this quality endearing. Was I born this way? Is it genetics, birth order (I’m the eldest), or ingrained in my...

Gone on a Holiday

Photo above taken by James Anderson We’re taking a week off here at la Domestique to go on a holiday, kind of like the French do during the month of August. The husband and I are off to Seattle. If you have any recommendations for restaurants or fun things to...

Cook in the Moment: Gravlax

Remember when I said I was having a Nordic moment in the kitchen, back in the beginning of June? Well, I guess that moment has turned into a full on obsession that led me to making my own gravlax. In case you missed it, check out my step-by-step gravlax tutorial on...

10 Ways Tuesday: Salmon

I’ve got creative recipes for cooking with salmon during summer: 1.  Gravlax Gravlax is a Swedish technique for preserving raw salmon with salt and sugar. Though you can buy gravlax, it’s easy to make at home, where you can control the ingredients and how the...