Summer Seafood Risotto

Author: Georgie Source: Summer Seafood Risotto 12 prawns/shrimp1 white fish fillet (like tilapia or bass)2 shallots2 cups of vegetable stock2 tablespoons butter1 tablespoon olive oil½ cup arborio rice½ cup white wine2 bacon rasheszest of a lemon1 tablespoon parmesan cheese1 tablespoon fresh Italian parsley Heat oil and butter in a large fry pan over low heat until butter is melted.Add shallots and bacon, and sautee for about 10 minutes or until shallots go opaque.Meanwhile, add vegetable stock to a separate saucepan, and heat over low to medium heat until warm (not boiling).Once shallots have gone opaque, sprinkle arborio rice [...]

2018-01-10T00:17:34-06:00August 27th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Nonprofits ramp up campaign to increase protections for Pacific bluefin tuna

Author: Steve Bittenbender Ahead of an international conference scheduled next week to discuss rebuilding the Pacific bluefin tuna population, several organizations and influential leaders have urged countries to act quickly to stop what they claim is a steep decline in the species’ numbers. For years, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch initiative has urged people to avoid the fish because of its low numbers, but the campaign has picked up steam in advance of Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission’s Northern Committee 13th Regular Session in Busan, South Korea, scheduled to begin on Monday, 28 August. Those involved in the [...]

2018-01-10T03:10:16-06:00August 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Baked Salmon with Creamy Coconut Ginger Sauce

Author: Lori Lange Source: Baked Salmon with Creamy Coconut Ginger Sauce SALMON:Six (6-ounce portions skinless salmon fillets)2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 tablespoon chilled salted butter (cut into 6 pieces)sea salt and freshly ground black pepperCOCONUT- GINGER SAUCE:1 1/2 cups canned coconut milk1 1/2 teaspoons chili paste1 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger3 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice1 1/2 teaspoons fish sauce3 teaspoons packed light brown sugarchopped chives for garnish (optional) Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 9x13-inch pyrex pan with nonstick spray.Put salmon in the prepared dish, leaving space between each fillet. Drizzle oil on top of [...]

2018-01-10T00:20:56-06:00August 20th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

1818 Chophouse

Just yesterday I had the privilege of dining at a truly amazing restaurant in Edwardsville. I had noticed 1818 Chophouse quite a few times before throughout my travels in Edwardsville, but due to time constraints, there never seemed to be a large enough window of opportunity to stop and try it out. Imagine my happiness when this restaurant was decided upon for a review this past week. 1818 Chophouse is located in the heart of Edwardsville and is easily accessible with ample parking. To a person like me, ease of access and extra parking are very important when visiting a [...]

2018-01-10T00:21:24-06:00August 18th, 2017|Foodie Reviews|0 Comments

How Amazon and Whole Foods will lure shoppers with upcoming meal kits

Author: Christine Blank Customers, shareholders and others were heard praising’s USD 13.7 billion (EUR 11.7 billion) acquisition of Whole Foods Market when it was announced back in June. The potential seismic shifts in store for the grocery sector at the other end of such a massive merger seemed endless, with food suppliers and consumer groups eagerly anticipating what could possibly come next. They didn’t have to wait long. Amazon soon followed up its acquisition announcement with a 6 July trademark filing stating that it would enter the meal kit arena and develop its own farm-to-table products — a move [...]

2018-01-10T01:14:08-06:00August 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Chilean Sea Bass with Spinach-Avocado Pesto

Author: Judy Kim Source: Chilean Sea Bass with Spinach-Avocado Pesto 4 pieces about 2 lbs. wild Chilean sea bassKosher saltFreshly ground black pepper2 c. baby spinach1/2 c. fresh parsley (chopped, plus more for garnish)1 clove of garlic (smashed)1/4 c. walnuts (chopped)2 tsp. fresh lemon juiceExtra Virgin olive oil1 avocado (pitted)1 lb. asparagus (ends trimmed)2 lemons (cut in half)Flaky Sea Salt Season sea bass with salt and pepper; set aside.In the bowl of a food processor, add spinach, parsley, garlic, walnuts, lemon juice, 1/4 cup olive oil, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper. Pulse 2 to 3 times. [...]

2018-01-10T03:10:41-06:00August 13th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

White spot disease DNA found in supermarket seafood products

Author: Jennifer Nichols A Queensland academic is warning that lifting a ban on the importation of green prawns into Australia is "fraught with danger" and like "playing with fire". Since last November, seven prawn farms on the Logan River have been effectively shut down after testing positive to the devastating white spot virus. On July 6 this year, the Federal Government ended a six-month ban on uncooked prawns coming into the country. But University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) associate professor, Wayne Knibb, said the DNA sequence of the highly contagious white spot disease has been found in all but [...]

2018-01-10T01:24:09-06:00August 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Broiled Tilapia Oreganata

Author: Gina Homolka Source: Broiled Tilapia Oreganata 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh oregano or 1 tsp dried4 5 oz tilapia fillets1/2 tsp salt1/4 tsp fresh pepper4 tsp olive oil1 garlic clove (minced)2 tbsp whole wheat seasoned breadcrumbs Preheat broiler.Line broiling pan with aluminum foil.Rinse tilapia.Pat fillets dry with paper towels.Season with salt, pepper and oregano.Add garlic, drizzle with oil and sprinkle bread crumbs on top.Arrange fillets in a single layer on the prepared pan.Broil about 8 inches from the heat until the topping is browned.Be careful not to over cook the fish.Serve with lime and your favorite vegetables. [...]

2018-01-10T01:31:29-06:00August 6th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments