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Garden Vegetables and Rosemary Swai

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This fish entree is full of healthy ingredients and full of flavors too!

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Passion Fruit-Miso Glazed Cod

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Easy-to-make and full of flavors, this recipe is a Latin-Asian fusion with an interesting mix of ingredients:  passion fruit, sake, soy sauce and roasted garlic. Sweet, with just a hint of tartness, this delicious cod is perfect over a bed of jasmine rice. Also try the marinade with pork, chicken or salmon. Enjoy!

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Flounder Topped with Crab, Coconut Milk, and Cream Cheese

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Cream cheese and coconut milk give a nice, creamy flavor for this light summer dish.

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Capellini with Bay Scallops

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This is one of my favorite sauces for pastas. When I originally created this recipe I used a mix of bay scallops, shrimp, and calamari in the sauce; but at the time I lived in San Diego and high quality seafood was abundant. You can use different kinds of seafood depending on the availability. Enjoy!

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Crab and Cream Cheese Tilapia

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The crab mix can also be served as a dip with crackers and veggies. So you are cooking an entree and an appetizer at the same time!

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Shrimp Moqueca (Brazilian Shrimp Stew)

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This dish has the most authentic Brazilian taste!

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Easy Paella with Squid and Shrimp

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Fresh squeezed lime wedges added a citrousy flavor to this easy Paella recipe.

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Fish Casserole - Brazilian Style

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Layers of fish and vegetables slow-cooked in coconut milk. Tastes so good you will have to try it!

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Salmon and Mushroom Risotto

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This recipe is one of my favorites to entertain with because the process of making it is so interesting!  It is a meticulous process but if you like to entertain in your kitchen, guests will gather around you to observe the rice slowly becoming shinier, creamier and it smells delicious!

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Salmon with Mango Salsa

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This is a very healthy dish. Tastes great and it's good for you. It can't get any better then that!

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Baked Shrimp with Savory Meringue (Camarão à Marta Rocha)

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Savory meringue tops this traditonal Brazilian shrimp dish, created and named after Marta Rocha, Brazilian Miss Universe runner-up. Popular on the menu of sophisticated restaurants on the 50's, 60's and 70's (it was a time when the Brazilian cooks would try to mimic the French Chefs), this retro dish is now hard to find anywhere, since Brazilian cuisine is highlighting more its own resources, thankfully! But when I was a little girl growing up in Curitiba, my parents would take us to a restaurant called Restaurante Iguacu (only at very special ocassions). We used to feel very important eating such "sophisticated" meal. I hope you enjoy!

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Baked Cod with Sundried Tomato-Wasabi Creamy Pesto

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Light and simple, this dish brings Asian and Mediterranean flavors together.

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