Category Archives: Fish & Seafood

Mashed fish with potatoes

Plokkfiskur Icelandic cuisine
In earlier times, when Icelandic housewives would serve poached haddock or other white fish with boiled potatoes several times a week, there were invariably leftovers.
They were usually dealt with by incorporating them into this simple but very popular dish. Nowadays, people buy fresh fish just to make the dish and it can even be...
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Scandinavian backed salmon with creamy caviar sauce

‘Scandinavian’ backed salmon with creamy caviar sauce. Also, salty salmon. 400g salmon or trout, (make 2 stakes), olive oil or you can use / cook in parchment paper (what I did), lemon juice, salt, pepper. For the sauce: 100ml whipped cream, 1 tbsp dry white wine, 1 tsp red caviar, 0.5 tsp black caviar, salt, pepper. Place the fish on a baking...
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Summery Salmon Carpaccio with Icelandic Herbs

Summery Salmon Carpaccio with Icelandic Herbs, another great recipe found in Icelandic cookbook in Iceland. of course, I didn't had all the herbs I need for the recipe, but added some tarragon, little bit rosemary. Next time will try to check the spices on Amazon or better will visit this beautiful country again and buy there :D 1 small fillet...
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Chilli Sesame Salmon Tartare

Chilli Sesame Salmon Tartare, found this recipe in Icelandic cookbook in Iceland. 300g salmon, diced finely, 2 tbsp sesame oil, 2 tsp ginger, grated, a half of lime zest and juice, 1 tbsp chives, 1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted, 1/2 red chilli, chopped, pinch of salt, 1 tbsp fresh dill or cilantro, chopped, soy sauce on top. I marinated the...
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