What is Swai, Basa, Pangasius Fish and How Does It Taste

swai basa fish

What is swai? Swai fish, also known as panga, pangasius, swai catfish, basa fish, basa catfish, iridescent shark, and more, seems to appear on more and more restaurant menus. Actually it’s probably better to say it does NOT appear on menus. Instead you will see the dubious-looking ‘fried fish’ or ‘fish taco’ or whatever style […]

Authentic Pasta con le Sarde Recipe

Pasta con le sarde is a typical Sicilian dish. The name translates to mean ‘pasta with sardines’ and the sardines along with fennel are the main 2 ingredients in there, those which give it the characteristic taste. The dish often includes anchovies too. Saffron, currants or raisins, pine nuts, and toasted almonds or capers also […]

Smoked Salmon Pizza with Capers

Smoked Salmon Pizza with Capers

Smoked salmon pizza with capers is one of my all-time faves! If you are looking for new ideas for pizza, something other than the meat feast or tomato and cheese pizza you usually have, consider this brand new take on the Italian favorite. Topping with smoked salmon and capers, this offers a fresh, light flavor, […]

Korean Tuna and Broccoli Pancakes

Korean Tuna and Broccoli Pancakes

I had some leftover broccoli and decided to experiment a little, after the success of my vegetable jeon the other day. These Korean tuna and broccoli pancakes came out really well and I decided to share the recipe. They are so good! What are Jeon? Jeon (pronounced jun) is a Korean pancake and these fantastic […]