Ep. 54: Perfect for Pesach with Naomi Nachman

Naomi Nachman, renowned caterer and cookbook author joins me in a casual conversations about food, Pesach, and how she went from teacher to best selling cookbook author. Get her Perfect Flavors cookbook or Perfect for Pesach cookbook.

Naomi has provided us with a delicious salmon recipe that is simply put, perfect for Pesach.

Pistachio Crusted Salmon

⅛ᵗʰ cup red horseradish
⅛ᵗʰ cup mayonnaise
1 cup shelled salted pistachios by @yumtee_nuts
½ cup brown sugar
2 Tablespoon lemon juice
2 pounds salmon fillet (one whole side of a baby salmon)

Mix the horseradish and mayonnaise together in a small bowl.
Place the salmon on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Spread the mixture over the fish and set aside.

In a food processor crush the nut until they are course ground but not too fine. Add in the brown sugar and lemon juice and mix until it looks like wet sand.

Pat nut mixture on top of salmon and bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees.

Prep ahead tip. This can be made in advance and you can freeze it right before cooking. When ready to cook defrost in fridge and bake according to directions above.

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