Seared Salmon Ragout
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Quick and Easy Seared Salmon with Tomato-Shallot Ragoût 

Make this recipe for seared salmon one time, and it will become a “go-to” quick dinnertime meal for two (or more). The tomato, shallot, caper and olive ragoût is a savoury combination that is similar to a puttanesca pasta sauce.

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Côtes de Provence Wine Pairing
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Côtes de Provence Wine Pairing with Salmon

By David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: Today’s tasting may be the most unusual I have done. It is a wine that, if blindfolded when tasted, would not have said “rosé” to me, although it wouldn’t have said red or white, either. It has none of the traditional red fruits associated …

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Smoky Cinnamon Salmon Mushroom Lentils
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Mid-Week Meal in Minutes Smoky Cinnamon Salmon with Mushroom Lentils

This recipe for Smoky Cinnamon Salmon with Mushroom Lentils is a mid-week “go-to” favourite for many reasons, but the first is it can be made in under 30-minutes. The second reason is one of my favourite spices is Spanish smoked paprika, known in Spain as pimentón. Although you can use regular paprika or Espelette pepper (Piment d’Espelette) from the Pays Basque in France,

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Salmon Prawn Filo Parcels Recipe
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Market Day Fish Recipe: Salmon and Prawn Filo Parcels

Crispy, flaky Filo pastry parcels hide a delicious seafood secret of buttery salmon and prawns with a tart and creamy lemon butter sauce.

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Potted Salmon Recipe Cocoa and Lavender
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English Origins for a French Style Potted Salmon Recipe

A dish of potted salmon might sound a little more British than French, but David’s idea was to create a pink-on-pink meal. The potted salmon appetizer led off the evening paired with a rosé from Mirabeau Wine.

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Saumon creme doseille
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Seared Salmon in a Sorrel Sauce

Tangy mustard crusted salmon served on creamy green Sorrel sauce with sweet radishes.
Saumon à la Crème d’Oseille

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Valentine's Day Menu by Cook'n with Class
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Valentine’s Day Menu from a Chef’s Wife and Wine Pairings

Yeah, I won’t lie, there are certainly some perks to being a chef’s wife. You get to be the guinea pig for his latest recipe obsession for one. I get to watch him perfect his talents while I indulge in little tastings. And while my wardrobe may not always be …

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