This is a dry cure that can be used on about five pounds of pork belly for bacon or fish such as salmon. This cure will keep, covered, for several months.
We loved the way Yucatecans served seafood cocktails like this shrimp one in tall parfait glasses with a thin sauce that was more like a juice.
If ever there were such a thing as a “Grilled Shrimp Mexican-Style Pizza,” this would be it. This can be served whole or cut into wedges as an appetizer.
No matter how you spell it—shisk kabob or sis kebabi—this robust specialty features skewered chunks of meat and onions marinated in oil and spices and then grilled over an open flame.
This Swedish dish takes two days to make, but it’s well worth the effort. After curing, the gravlax is sliced as thinly as possible.
The key to preparing salmon this way is to make certain that your smoke is rather cool, about 100 degrees. If it is warmer, decrease the smoking time.
These spicy beef kebabs can be found on the island of St. Croix, as well as many other islands, where fruits abound.