Category: Seafood

Oct 02

Gloucester Baked Halibut

Try this delicious recipe that’s great for a beginner to try cooking seafood. According to Oceana Canada, wild seafood is the perfect protein: it produces a lean protein at a cost-per-pound that is lower than other animal proteins, uses minimal freshwater to produce, emits little carbon dioxide and uses no arable land. Gloucester Baked Halibut …

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Sep 03

Classic Maritime Seafood Chowder

For most of us, the transition from summer to fall can be tough. Long, sunny days and trips to the beach or pool are quickly replaced by cold, dark nights spent trying to warm up. As temperatures drop, we reach for comforting heartier dishes and recipes featuring in-season produce. To make the transition a little …

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Sep 03

Shrimp Tacos with Kiwi Salsa

Hot summer days bring backyard get-togethers. If you want to impress your guests and attempt something different than burgers, give these colourful shrimp tacos a try. The salsa combines Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit and jalapeños for the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. The kiwifruit is rich in nutrients, including potassium and vitamin C, while using …

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Sep 03

Fresh Halibut, Pistachio & Cherry Tomato Fusilli

Canada turns 150 this year and families can feel fortunate for the many healthy and delicious local foods that inspire gatherings with great friends. In fact, more than eight out of 10 Canadians want to cook with more fresh, local or regional ingredients according to a recent study. Fortunately, celebrated Canadian chefs, like Toronto’s Cory …

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Jul 31

Pan Seared Salmon Paired with a Grapefruit Summer Salad

Warmer weather calls for lighter meals rich in protein and complemented with refreshing seasonal salads. Try this dish the next time you’re looking for dinnertime inspiration and enjoy al fresco on your patio or balcony. Pan Seared Salmon Paired with a Grapefruit Summer Salad Serves 4 Prep Time: 5 min Total Time: 15 min Ingredients: …

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Jul 09

Recipe: Sesquicentennial Salt Cured Maple Salmon

Canada’s 150th birthday is a time to celebrate all things Canadian. Being Canadian brings on thoughts of salmon swimming upstream to spawn, peameal bacon sizzling in a pan, beavertails on Ottawa’s Rideau Canal, and tapping maple trees for fresh syrup when the cold winter starts to break. Sifto is celebrating its 150th anniversary along with …

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Jun 12

Salmon Lettuce Wraps with Grainy Mustard Mayonnaise Dip

If your meals for work are starting to feel bland, try a Canadian secret for zipping up sandwiches – mustard. Homemade meals come to life with just a dash of the condiment. Mustard is a staple crop for Canadian farmers. We export it all around the world – to Europe, the United States and Asia. …

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Feb 19

Cod and Dill Fish Cakes with Spring Pea Salad

Put a twist on the traditional with melt-in-the-middle fish cakes Everyone would love to cook up something new in the kitchen, but sometimes time and the effort it takes hold us back. The best way to overcome this is by incorporating a new flavour or a twist on a traditional product to help add novelty …

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Jan 04

Ahi Grapefruit Poke

Cook with seasonal fresh produce Winter months are perfect for peak season Florida Grapefruit. This versatile super fruit enriches the flavour of both sweet and savoury dishes — adding sweetness, a pop of colour and flavour. While Florida’s climate is perfect for nurturing fresh flavour, its subtropical growing conditions that mean heavy rains, intense sunshine …

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Nov 07

Dungeness Crab Tacos with Radishes

Cooking with Ocean Wise executive chef Ned Bell Feel good about your dinner by choosing to eat sustainable seafood. Selecting ocean-friendly seafood is easier than you think, explains Ned Bell, Ocean Wise executive chef at Vancouver Aquarium. A champion of sustainable seafood as a means to fight overfishing, Bell’s cooking philosophy is to be globally …

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