April 14, 2012
Salt-roasted sea bass Total time: 45 minutes Servings: 4 to 6 1 (3- to 4-pound) whole sea bass or rockfish, cleaned and scaled, head and tail intact 10 sprigs thyme 5 cups kosher salt 10 eggs, whites only 1. Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Clip the fins off the fish and stuff its cavity with thyme. 2. Using your hands, in a large bowl mix together salt and egg whites until the salt looks and feels like wet sand. 3. Spread a bed of the salt mixture on a sheet pan or roasting pan, lay the fish on top, and then mold the salt mixture around it tightly, sealing the fish entirely.
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October 3, 2011 |
As reliably as masses of sea bass gather off the Southern California coast each summer, boatloads of anglers arrive to reel them in. But their bountiful catches are an illusion, scientists say. The populations of kelp bass and barred sand bass, two of the most popular — and easy to catch — saltwater fishes in Southern California, have plummeted 90% since 1980, according to a study led by a researcher at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography...
July 7, 2011
Braised sea bass with black olive vinaigrette Total time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Black olive vinaigrette Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food blog and occasionally in print. Upload pictures of the finished dish here. 1 tablespoon minced black olives 3 tablespoons black olive juice 1/4 cup Champagne vinegar 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup grape seed oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper In a medium bowl, combine the minced black olives, olive juice and vinegar.
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June 18, 2010 |
A fish tale that got a lot of play online earlier this year headed into the courtroom Thursday when two men were charged with catching a rare giant black sea bass off the Balboa Pier in Newport Beach. The fish they hauled in measured 62 inches long and weighed 140 to 200 pounds, authorities said. John Francis Brady, 45, of Huntington Beach and Jonathan Paul Apothaker, 45, of Valley Village, if convicted, face up to six months in jail on charges of misdemeanor possession of a black sea bass, which is listed as critically endangered in California.
September 3, 2009 |
Do only Prius-driving, gay-marriage-supporting, organic-crazed liberals shop at Whole Foods? Not anymore. Since Aug. 11, when Whole Foods CEO John Mackey published an Op-Ed article in the Wall Street Journal opposing President Obama's healthcare reform ideas, customers who disagree have boycotted -- or at least have claimed to be boycotting -- the high-end supermarket chain. In response, a lot of other people, who oppose the proposed reforms, have apparently developed a sudden taste for organic kumquats.
May 13, 2009 |
At the latest London import, Cecconi's, an expat Brit orders a cocktail, leans back against the luxurious cushions strewn along the terrace banquette and opens the morning's Times -- that would be the Times of London. Hostesses have a tony British accent, some of the servers too. A gentleman in a bespoke suit with tie and matching hankie tucked into his breast pocket glides past our table at lunch.