Summer BBQ Recipe: Olive and basil aioli with greek yogurt topping for white fish

Olive and basil aioli with greek yogurt topping for white fish

Olive and basil aioli with greek yogurt topping for white fish

This topping is delicious on just about any type of fish, though I find it goes best with white fish. I used haddock in this recipe and cooked it on the BBQ for about 20-25 mins on a well soaked cedar plank.

Ingredients:

6-8 manzanilla olives
4 tbsp 2% Plain Greek Yogurt
2 tbsp Green Onion
2 tbsp basil
1 tbsp Olive oil
1 tsp lemon juice
1 Garlic Clove
Salt and Pepper to taste

Mix ingredients in a small bowl and coat your fish with mixture. Works best for broiling fish or planking fish (particularly awesome on a cedar plank)

Coats about 5-6 oz of fish.

The Da Vinci Legacy Lives on in the World of Busking

While working at Downtown Rideau during my internship, I have become more aware of public art around the city and the cultural phenomenon of busking. With today’s beautiful weather, the buskers are all out and about performing their music, art and other oddities that come with the territory.

One artist in particular caught my attention. Though I did not catch his name, I was able to learn of his travels around Europe and Canada where his canvases, silk screens, and sidewalk art have been created and sold to passerby’s. He showed me some of his previous works that he created while in Calgary, Vancouver, Montreal, Paris, and Italy, on his camera. Some of those works included “The girl with a Pearl Earring” by Johannes Vermeer, and some of his own artwork. His main artistic focus is the reproduction Leonardo Da Vinci’s classic paintings and drawings. Among his camera repertoire is the Mona Lisa. Currently he is in the process of reproducing the face of the Virgin Mary, as seen in Da Vinci’s “The Virgin and Child with St Anne and St John the Baptist”

A Busker's Work in Progress – The Virgin and Child with St Anne and St John the Baptist

 

Da Vinci's Original The Virgin and Child with St Anne and St John the Baptist
Credit: Wikipedia

 

I’ve always been a big fan of Da Vinci’s work, it really made my day to see it translated here in 2012 in Ottawa’s beautiful Downtown Rideau. I’m looking forward to seeing more artistic talent throughout the Spring and Summer!

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Virgin_and_Child_with_St_Anne_and_St_John_the_Baptist