I am going to paint some scenarios where this could be useful to you, knowing how to filet a fish:
1. You’re on a tropical vacation with a gorgeous man, deep sea fishing in Mexico. You return after a day in the hot sun to your cabana where he faints of hunger. You filet the fish, cook it over an open fire with a mojito in hand, and wake him up with the most tender piece of gently cooked fish you’ve ever tasted. He thanks you well.
2. You’re stranded in a forest where you’ve found the rock of eternal life. It says you can receive the knowledge of its powers if and only if you live in the forest for a month without leaving it. The rivers are replete with fresh trout. You are surrounded by fresh herbs and berries, and this is going to be your diet. At the end of the month, you find out what this life is all about. Because you ate fish.
The walls of my apartment are starting to feel a little like a hospital. Coughs are practically harmonizing through the walls, and my boyfriend and I might as well be the conductors.
2015 started out chilly, and it might as well just read FLU in bold and neon (and italics)?
I have nothing against modern medicine. It was, I must remind myself, the reason I did not die at age 10 after going into anaphylactic shock after eating a Brazil Nut. However, I don’t think it’s always necessary, particularly if it’s just because I might want to feel a bit gussy from flu meds that won’t actually cure anything.
Happy holidays Bubble Children!!
Here is the best I can do to offer my warmest holiday greetings: two recipes very dear to my heart and stomach, both on the repeat list, and one that is vegan and the other that is for carnivores.
Recipes: Chicken Liver Mousse / Coriander Leek Soup (vegan)
I hope you can get some of the technique I’ve picked up in Paris from them, and above all, that they can provide some form of pleasure for you and your loved one this holiday season.
Cheers, and have a beautiful dive into 2015!
This second part of the Bubble Child Holiday Special is another go-to recipe. I love the citrus notes the coriander gives to the refreshing leek in this surprisingly warming winter soup. It’s not only extremely good for you, but surprisingly decadent with the combination of strong flavors.
This recipe is one that has stuck with me through cities, climates, and languages. Traditionally, chicken liver mousse is a bit of a heavier thing, albeit healthy due to the livers, as it is replete with cream and egg and butter. This recipe is a gluten and dairy free chicken liver mousse that would be shocking not to please.