Category Archives: Fish

Chowder – a quick easy winter meal that is great when cooking with kids!

Chowder is not something that we ate in South Africa. So I didn’t grow up with it. But on our first visit to the USA we went to Boston and then later in life we went to Thailand – and … Continue reading

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Moroccan Salmon with Cinnamon and Figs – cooking with kids!

Last night I was trying to find a way to cook salmon that was interesting. I made this recipe up and it was really yummy. Give it a try and let me know how it went for you and your … Continue reading

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Cherry Tomatoes – the most delicious – they taste like candy! And a couple of recipes to use them

We love Cherry tomatoes – and the kids love them too. They taste like candy! There are so many ways to use them – here are a few: 1. On top of baby arugula with a lemon/olive oil/garlic dressing as an … Continue reading

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Wolfgang Puck of Spago’s signature recipe – Smoked Salmon and Dill Cream Pizza – YUMMY!

Today I had lunch at Spago in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. It was delicious. And Wolfgang Puck was there mixing with the folks and commenting on his recipes and restaurant empire.  I ordered his signature dish – I always do … Continue reading

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Salmon with Goat Cheese and Capers – took me 15 minutes to make – so easy and fun when cooking with kids too

It was one of those weeknights when time was short – I got home at 6.15 and had dinner on the table by 6.45. Now that’s the kind of meal I like to make when I am tired! Here is … Continue reading

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Salmon leftovers become Salmon Croquettes – yummy!

Salmon leftovers after a large luncheon where I had 15 guys and gals with whom I serve on a board, come to The Little Farm for a Board Retreat – what to do? Well here goes – Salmon Croquettes! What … Continue reading

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Tilapia – a light healthy low cal fish – cooking with kids – serve it as a taco and they will love it!

We raise our own Tilapia. Here they are! So we can actually ‘go fishing’ in our own little farm – we keep the Tilapia in a tank in a hatchery since they like warm water – about 85 degrees and … Continue reading

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Quick Weekday Salmon – easy to cook with kids

Salmon is nutritious on many levels – that wonderful omega fish oil, low in calories and tasty too! Wild salmon is best, but farmed salmon is still more nutritious than eating fast food or deep fried options. This recipe is so … Continue reading

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Lentil Soup – a filling meal for lunch with the kids on a cold and rainy day – quick and easy! Vegetarian too! Good for Cooking with Kids

I did not know that I was a big fan of lentils until I started experimenting with them. WOW! They are easy to cook and delicious to eat. And full of protein, fiber and lots of other good things. They … Continue reading

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Yogurt – so many ways to use this healthy dish – cooking with kids especially!

We make our own yogurt from our goats milk and use it in many dishes when cooking with kids. It is creamy and delicious. I also enjoy FAGE non fat yogurt when I am looking for a lower calorie dish. … Continue reading

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July Fourth! Cooking with kids – cooking for family! An EASY FAST ONE!

We have family members who eat fish – not chicken or meat. So for the Fourth we always have a delicious grilled salmon dish for them. The one below is easily assembled, unusual in flavor and can be bbq’d along … Continue reading

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The most delicious salad – from Royalton Hotel NYC Gabriel Cruz – Master Chef! Cooking with kids – its healthy and easy!

I was thrilled when I tasted this amazing salad created by Executive Chef Gabriel Cruz – at the Royalton Hotel in NYC. You will love it! And my grandkids loved making it – so easy – of course when you … Continue reading

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Whitefish

Background: We love whitefish – and its so easy to make and has a clean feeling about it. This is just about the quickest meal I can make that is elegant and healthy. Cooking the potatoes in the microwave helps … Continue reading

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Tilapia

Tilapia baked with Tomatoes and Herbs Background: When I am tired at the end of a long day, I look for a fast tasty dish to make. This one is great since its healthy and fast. I like to cook … Continue reading

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Salmon

Salmon ( I cooked this with my eldest grandson – isn’t he gorgeous?) Soy Ginger Salmon with Mushrooms, Snow Peas and Udon Noodles I cook the ingredients separately, but them pile them all into the same dish so that it … Continue reading

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