Category Archives: Entrees

Passover, Hardboiled Eggs and…Pickling?

If I were wondering the dessert for forty years, I’d want pickled eggs. And since vinegar changes the egg without the egg losing all it’s glory, it seems a good symbol to add to my Passover Seder. Continue reading

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Cocoa Coffee Braised Brisket

My favorite part of creating a cuisine for a fictional world is how it pushes Alan and me to create something new from something familiar. And for a Jew, what is more familiar than brisket for Passover? This recipe bears … Continue reading

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Turkey Soup

Unlike last week’s recipe for cranberry hazelnut tart, which is a blend of tribal influences, this recipe is very Asa. In lieu of chicken soup, the Jewish penicillin, the Asa serve this turkey soup to patients. It uses spices known … Continue reading

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Duck with Blackberry Gastrique

Blackberries first graced my market’s shelves several weeks ago, but they reached their full flavor just this past week. While nothing beats eating them right out of the carton, this gastrique comes close. A gastrique is a sweet and sour … Continue reading

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Grilled Marinated Tuna with Mango Salsa

Today’s recipe is perfect summer fare, which makes sense since it’s from the sunny islands of Ittamar. Like many Tamar dishes, it’s light, refreshing, and savory. It all starts with the marinade, which is a simple combination of coconut aminos, coconut vinegar, honey, green onion, and ginger. Continue reading

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Shrimp Salad with Lime Mayonnaise

My family and I spent a week in the Florida Keys several weeks ago, and since then I’ve had a hard time getting island food out of my mind. So it seemed appropriate that I visit with my islander tribe, … Continue reading

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Gluten-free/Paleo Shrimp Cakes

Usually shrimp cakes, crab cakes, and other such dishes are made using bread or breadcrumbs as a binder or filler, but since my husband is trying to follow a paleo diet, we decided to use cauliflower instead. Yes, cauliflower! Continue reading

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