is a gourmet treat, which my wife and I look forward to every May.
Asparagus Salad with Smoked Shad Roe
and Sorrel (Serves 8)
We picked wild blackberries, cooked turtle soup and shad roe
, and listened to Bessie Smith.
Other seasonal foods of the Southeast to weave into your spring meal include shad roe
, soft-shell crabs, first shrimp of the season, mahi, and wahoo.
Finnerty keeps enough shad to use for crab and sturgeon bait and lets the rest go, preferring not to eat fried shad roe
or smoked shad, as some anglers do.
Nature has a way of bringing certain flavors together briefly for the better of both - new potatoes with shad roe
, or rhubarb with strawberries, for example.
M&S Fine Foods is a thriving company that serves a growing retail and corporate customer base with an array of smoked meats, fish, fowl, sausages and bacon; canned seafood products, including several varieties of premium albacore tuna, oysters, sardines, shad roe
, crab and lobster meat, and Chilean king crab; caviar; soups; sauces; nuts; olives; pates and mousses; fancy fruits in glass; handmade preserves and marmalades; and unique gift collections.
Sauteed at Le Dome, one of Paris' finest seafood restaurants, it was magnificent - sweet, mild, buttery and reminiscent of shad roe
without the texture.
The appearance of shad roe
is a sure sign of spring.
Donald DesRosiers and I hope to catch a few big females for our traditional spring dinner of shad roe
The Marino sisters of Dill Seafood in Bridgeton, NJ are best known for their supply of shad roe
and boned shad, which they prepare with samurai precision.
We look forward to May and June for shad roe
, striped bass, black sea bass and flounder.