Everyone cooks the same two fish – salmon and tilapia. And everyone says the same thing – I like fish if it doesn’t taste too fishy. So listen carefully to me: fish should never taste fishy. Fish should just taste buttery and delicious. It only tastes fishy if it is poor quality or not fresh. So do yourself and all your fish non-fish lovers a favor and buy some quality fresh fish and you will discover how fish is supposed to taste.
Kasha is called buckwheat groats. It is popularly consumed in Eastern Europe and many Ashkenazi Jews recognize it as “Kasha Varnishkes,” which is also known as kasha with bowties. Kasha is a very underrated grain, probably because it is usually prepared in a flavorless and dry way. It is beyond delicious and filling – give it another shot with this easy recipe.
Time saver alert: Did you know that if you slice butternut squash really thin you don’t have to peel it?
Chutney is a sauce commonly used in the cuisines of the Indian subcontinent. Chutneys vary in flavor and ingredients but are usually on the sweet side with a kick. Here is my version in this one-pot wonder.
In Israel this fish is called Lokus. In America it is called Dusky grouper bass. It looks like flounder but is buttery like sea bass. Ask your local fish store if they have it! If not, use fresh flounder or tilapia.