The Voltaggios say: When looking at fresh fish the eyes and gills tell the story, they should be clear and bright. Most important the fish should smell like the sea and not like “fish.”
All or Nothing at All
The Voltaggios say: Allspice paired with other “fall flavors” like cinnamon, bay leaf, and squash can provide a good taste of the season. Allspice is also an important ingredient in pickles like okra, peppers, and of course cucumbers.
The Voltaggios say: Crème Fraiche is a lot like sour cream, just not as “sour.” Traditionally, French, it can be incorporated into sauces particularly because it doesn’t curdle. Also, you can whip crème fraiche as you would whip cream (with sugar) for a more acidic flavor – more tanginess.