Hokkaido Seafood Buffet & Grill

If you're in the mood to try something new, but not sure what exactly you want, try Hokkaido's! They offer a wide selection of dishes that range from fresh sushi, piping hot soups, fresh entree's, and even a large dessert section that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! This along with their friendly staff will have you coming back for more and the best feature is the fact that their menu consistently offers new dishes all while keeping your tried and true favorites, meaning you'll never get bored by trying the same thing twice. But don't take my word [...]

2018-03-20T13:18:39+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Foodie Reviews|0 Comments

Coconut-Lime-Marinated Vegetable Noodles and Shrimp

Coconut-Lime-Marinated Vegetable Noodles and Shrimp These coconut milk and lime tossed veggie noodles will make your dining room table feel like an island getaway. 4 Limes1 c. light coconut milk1 tsp. low-sodium soy sauce2 cloves garlic1 1- inch piece fresh ginger1 red chile1 c. fresh cilantro (including stems)2 scallions (thinly sliced, white and dark green parts separated)1 large thick carrot (at least the diameter of a quarter, about 5 oz)2 medium zucchini (12 to 14 oz. total)1 red pepper (cut into small thin pieces)1 lb. large cooked shrimp Finely grate the zest of 1 lime into a large bowl, then [...]

2018-02-25T04:19:32+00:00 February 25th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Gorton’s rolls out new products, marketing for Lent

Author: Christine Blank Gorton’s, one of the largest frozen seafood manufacturers in the United States, is rolling out new products and marketing initiatives timed to spur sales during the important Lenten season.  The Gloucester, Massachusetts, U.S.A.-based supplier’s recently launched national TV and digital campaign features fishermen and “authorities of the ocean,” such as Poseidon, who agree that Gorton’s is the trusted source for quality seafood. Chris Hussey, vice president of marketing for Gorton’s, spoke with SeafoodSource about the new product launches, as well as the company’s expectations for the Lent selling season. SeafoodSource: Which new products are Gorton’s launching this [...]

2018-02-25T04:03:23+00:00 February 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Top pairings: Best Wine Matches with Oysters

Author: Fiona Beckett Now that we're back into months with an 'r' in them it's time to enjoy oysters again. But what’s the best wine - or beer - to pair with them? Unusually there’s more than one outstanding match plus some good alternatives you may not have thought of. Which one you choose will obviously depend on which drink you like best - there’s no point in serving Guinness if you hate the stuff - and how the oysters are served. Cooked oysters are generally rather more forgiving than raw ones. It also makes quite a difference how you [...]

2018-02-25T03:58:41+00:00 February 25th, 2018|Wine|0 Comments

10 great reasons to add more seafood into your diet

Author: Mourne Fishbox Here are 10 great reasons to add more seafood into your diet Research has shown that eating fish and shellfish regularly is beneficial to our bodies in many ways; here are ten great reasons to introduce a little more seafood into your diet. 1. Great for your heart It’s no coincidence that fish-eating Inuit populations in the Arctic have low levels of heart disease; seafood is low in saturated fat and high in omega-3, (which can both) protect the heart from disease and lower the amount of cholesterol in the blood. One study has even suggested that [...]

2018-02-25T03:53:03+00:00 February 25th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

The Best Wine Matches for Seabass

Author: Fiona Beckett Seabass is one of the most popular fish on restaurant menus these days - usually treated quite simply and rarely sauced. But what wine should you pair with it? Crisp unoaked whites Because it has a delicate flavour I would generally choose a crisp, unoaked white of some quality from a recent vintage so the wine’s clean minerality is still on show. A good Loire sauvignon blanc such as Sancerre or Pouilly Fumé would be a good choice as would a premier cru Chablis, a Spanish albarino or an Italian vermentino or Greco di Tufo especially if [...]

2018-02-18T02:40:40+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Wine|0 Comments

9 Handy Tips to Help You Become a Chopsticks Master

Author: Baiku Sushi Blog Attention, all Asian cuisine fans: Tuesday, February 6 is National Chopsticks Day! While some people may find it odd to use sticks to help us eat, these utensils have been around for centuries, long before the fork was invented. Perhaps you might feel intimidated when you see a pair of wooden or porcelain sticks at your favorite Japanese eatery and reach for the fork instead. Put that fork down! Chopsticks aren’t as tough to use as you might think. In fact, with a little bit of practice and by using the proper techniques, you can easily [...]

2018-02-18T02:35:33+00:00 February 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Salmon Niçoise Salad

Author: Women's Day Kitchen Source: http://www.womansday.com/food-recipes/food-drinks/recipes/a59397/salmon-nicoise-salad-recipe/ Salmon Niçoise Salad Flaky salmon and quartered hard-boiled eggs pack this light summer salad with serious protein. 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar1 tsp. Dijon mustard3 tbsp. olive oilKosher salt and pepper1/4 c. pitted Kalamata olives (finely chopped)1 tbsp. capers (rinsed)1/4 c. Fresh Tarragon (chopped)1 lb. fingerling potatoes (halved lengthwise)8 oz. green beans1 1 1/4- lb. center-cut salmon fillet (skin on, about 1" thick)1 head butter lettuce (leaves separated)4 large hard-boiled eggs (quartered) Heat grill to medium-high.In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar, mustard, 2 tablespoon oil, and 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper. Add the olives, [...]

2018-02-18T02:58:54+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

How to Cook Fish That Doesn’t Taste Like Fish

Author: Sara Clement Many people want the health benefits fish provide, but they don't enjoy the flavor. To prepare fish that doesn't taste like fish, it is important to select varieties that have a less fishy smell because olfactory cues -- your sense of smell -- are strongly tied to sense of taste. Less fishy fish include meaty types such as halibut, swordfish and yellowfin tuna, and flaky types such as cod, salmon and mahi mahi. It also is important to marinate your fish fillets in a robust combination of flavors to reduce fish flavor. Step 1 Combine lime juice, [...]

2018-02-18T02:51:28+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Top Pairings for Wine and Seafood: The Best Pairings for Prawns or Shrimp

Author: Fiona Beckett Prawns or shrimp on the shell A seasonal treat so the simpler the wine the better. I love those French seaside whites like Muscadet or Picpoul de Pinet with freshly cooked prawns. Italian whites like Pinot Grigio and Greco di Tufo also work well as do Vinho Verde, Albarino or a crisp Sancerre. Unoaked fresh whites in other words. Nothing wrong with a glass of prosecco though, obviously. Prawn or shrimp salad Similar wines to the above should also work unless the salad has a richer ingredient like mango or a spicy or zesty dressing in which [...]

2018-02-11T05:58:19+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Wine|0 Comments