Ceviche de Atún (Tuna Ceviche)

Father’s Day is this weekend and I am sure all of you are planning to do something special for that important man, specially if that man has been a very good dad. Here at home we are celebrating the hubby “el inglés” and also we are remembering my dad, who sadly past away almost nine years ago, so for that reason I thought to make something super mega special, something that my dad and my hubby would like a lot and I came out with this dish which is a deconstruction tuna ceviche, I know it sound a bit posh, but it is a way just to say that I making tuna ceviche in another way. Continue reading “Ceviche de Atún (Tuna Ceviche)”

Caldo de Pescado (Mexican Fish Broth)

Growing up a in port city, one can have the opportunity to enjoy very fresh fish and seafood. Ensenada is one of those cities, its famous “Mercado Negro” a fish market where you can find very fresh produce. Since I was a child my family have always had bought fish in there and the quality is excellent, this is very important, specially if you are thinking of preparing a Mexican fish broth.

Caldo de Pescado or Sopa de Pescado is that recipe that every family in Ensenada knows how to cook, obviously every family have their own recipe, so this is my family recipe, it is a very simple and quick recipe, so there is no excuse!

Serves 4

Ingredients 

  • 6 cod fillets
  • 1.5 litre fish stock
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 small onion peeled
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1 or 2 chiplotle chillies in adobo
  • 1 large courgette cut in half moons
  • 1 potato peeled and cut in chunks
  • 1 carrot cut in half moons
  • 1 celery stalk cut in half moons
  • Pinch pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil

To Garnish

  • Chopped coriander
  • Juice of a lime

Method

Blend the tomatoes, onion and chipotle chillies until a smooth consistency.

Heat the oil in a casserole dish and add the sauce, the fish stock, salt and pepper. Cook for 15 min.

Add the carrots, courgettes, potatoes and celery. Continue cooking for 10 more min.

Then when the vegetables are almost cook, add the fish fillets. Cook for 5 min.

Serve in a bowl and scatter coriander and squeeze a lime wedge.

Listo!

Provecho!

Ceviche de Pescado Estilo Sinaloa (Fish Ceviche Sinaloa Style)

 
The region where I am from in Mexico is on the Pacific, Baja California, which I think has the best climate in Mexico, we get the breeze from the sea and also the heat from the mountains, but in the summer sometimes gets too hot so at my mum’s we usually cook something refreshing in those summer hot days and ceviche ticks all the important points! Continue reading “Ceviche de Pescado Estilo Sinaloa (Fish Ceviche Sinaloa Style)”