I like oysters, lobsters too/I like my tasty butter fish, fooo/
When I come home late at night/ I get my favorite dish, fish…
Hold tight, hold tight, a-hold tight, hold tight/
Fododo-de-yacka saki/Want some seafood mama*
Light, healthy, and fresher than ever; served outside whenever possible: FISH.
Original artwork combining lifelike portraits of fish with images of seaweed and shells. Earthenware, microwavable and dishwasher safe. Made in Portugal. Classic charm, muted colors, defined illustration AND practical. Just what one needs for an elegant table set with naturals and blues. Clean, white, sailor-knotted rope will make good looking napkin rings if you buy the right kind. Add some baskets to your tabletop to pick up the browns. Beige mats, blue napkins. Cornflowers? Poisson Oval Platter designed by Marc Lacaze- 19 ¼” x 13 ¾” x 2” high. $79.95. Set of 4 Poisson Salad Plates (or fish appetizers) designed by Marc Lacaze- 8 ½” diameter $69.95
Clean and modern. The perfect piece on which to serve nova or whitefish at brunch or on which lay out a whole cold salmon (traditional cucumber fins?) with mustard mayonnaise. (Recipe below) Your table is accented with silver. Find a pale cloth or napkins with color on color waves. Also a good hostess gift. Silver plated & glass material. 24” long. Includes classic, smooth server. $42.48 ships free.
Left: Vietri Fish Plate with Rustic Edges- Pack for the summer in Montauk. Handsome with a traditional checkered tablecloth or go for something more stylish by mixing other bohemian looking pieces. Add color or neutrals; mix and match placemat and napkin patterns. Handmade in Tuscany of Italian Stoneware. Microwave, oven, freezer and dishwasher safe. 11.5” diameter. $34.00. Right: Vietri Full Fish Platter with Rustic Edges. 22” long, 10.5” wide $124.00
Add some lively color to your table with these cheery plates. Leave at the country house or on your boat; dine on an urban terrace or inside with atmospheric candles (and no mosquitoes). Original configuration and slightly longer shape is well suited to either individual service of whole fish or prettily arranged seafood salad. Note the patterned mats in the photo. Don’t go plain. Food-safe. Raised motif. 13.5” x 8.25” x 1.25”. Blue, Green, Red, Yellow—one of each in a set. Set of 4- $98.00
Use for sauce options: cocktail sauce, vinegar mix and herbed mayo. Fill with salmon or oyster canapés. Offer individual seafood potpourri: scallops in one compartment, shrimp in a second, mussels in the third. White ceramic platter with metallic silver accents. Each section 2” h x 10” w x 6” deep. Total size 2” h x 14”w x 15” deep. $34.95
Pasta with seafood? Aesthetically arranged salad with concentric rings of assorted fish. Small, whole fish (smelts, sardines) in a star design from the center out with red and yellow tomatoes, avocado and lettuces. Whimsical and casual aqua design. Earthenware ceramic bisque painted with food safe paints and glazes. Dishwasher and microwave safe-not for stovetop. 15” x 15” x 1.5”. $48.09. Also available in a 16” x 7.5” x 2” oval- $69.87
Ina Garten’s Mustard Mayonnaise Recipe
1 1/2 cups good mayonnaise
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 1/2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard
1/3 cup sour cream
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
Whisk the mayonnaise, mustards, sour cream and salt together in a small bowl. Serve at room temperature.
* HOLD TIGHT (WANT SOME SEAFOOD MAMA)
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