Grabbing the Gusto

Deirdre Reid – Freelance Writer & Home Cook

Ribbonfish puttanesca is a quick, boldly-flavored dish of tomatoes, garlic, red pepper, black olives, capers, anchovies and herbs. You can substitute cod, snapper or bass for the ribbonfish. ~~~ I had never heard of ribbonfish before buying it at Locals Seafoods. It’s a popular fish in Asian markets but you don’t often see it elsewhere. …

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This Asian-style quick braise with peppers, onions, ginger, garlic and more is an excellent recipe for ribbonfish and any other fish or chicken too. ~~~ My oh my, what big teeth you have. That frightening head belongs to the ribbonfish we ate last night. Here it is on ice. Ribbonfish (aka cutlassfish) is popular in …

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