A Little Better Sour Barramundi

Better Sour Barramundi Plated Filet Meal While I adore all things sushi, I didn’t grow up eating a lot of fish which is weird because I lived on the west coast twice for a collective 14 years. So when Australis The Better Fish Company reached out and asked if I was interested in trying Barramundi, I was on the fence. I’m super picky about fish, can’t stand it if its not 24 hour fresh caught and abhor that fishy smell. Yet I knew Susie would love it, so I said yes and am pleasantly surprised.

You see Australis Barramundi is not only delicious but sustainable. Their fish is ocean farmed in their native country, Vietnam.  They believe in smart fish farming so there is no shortage of fish.  Right now most fish are wild caught, which doesn’t make sense for our growing and hungry world. All of this so you can enjoy delectable sea bass. Find out more about their sustainable practices and where you can buy their fish here!

Better Sour Barramundi Fork Flaked My favorite ways to eat fish is either as tacos or sushi, but I always want to try something new. If you follow us on social media, you probably saw that I tried frying this weekend. My first thought was a peach fried fish with a peach salsa, but I decided to go sous vide instead.

Sous Vide is my summer fall back cooking method, way better than grilling (almost) because you can pop it on the grill right before serving. If you’re not familiar, sous vide is the french water batch method of cooking. Basically it heats and circulates water at a certain temperature which perfectly cooks your vacuum sealed food. For me it’s a set and forget cooking method, like using a slow cooker.

You might think, but fish already cooks really quickly and it does, but tends to dry out which doesn’t happen with the sous vide. Our barramundi takes 30 minutes in the sous vide and then you can do a quick broil in the oven for color or use a cooking torch. Here at Rosie Discovers, we lean towards Asian flavors and you’ll see that in this dish.  This isn’t exactly sweet and sour, but more on the sour and savory side.  

A Little Better Sour Barramundi
Serves 2
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
35 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
35 min
  1. 1 package Australis Barramundi plain frozen fillets, defrosted
  2. 1 tablespoon diced shallot
  3. 1 inch fresh ginger, grated
  4. 2 garlic cloves, minced
  5. 1/2 lime, juiced
  6. 2 tablespoons white wine
  7. 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  8. 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  9. 1/4 teaspoon fish sauce
  10. 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  11. 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  1. Defrost 1 package/2 fillets Australis Barramundi following package instructions.
  2. Pre-heat sous vide to 135 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl, whisking together.
  4. Place each barramundi fillet in a quart zip-loc bag. Add half of marinade to each bag. Seal in sous vide using the water method.
  5. Cook for 30 minutes. Remove from zip-loc bags and discard marinade. Either torch barramundi fillets or broil 1-2 minutes. Serve on brown rice, with green salad.
  1. You can totally chill fish after cooking in an ice bath and refrigerate for later use.
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2019 Ford Titanium Edge: Drive Your Dream SUV

2019 Ford Titanium Edge By the Beach There is one thing I can say about the 2019 Ford Titanium Edge.  It is bigger on the inside.  Honestly, I feel like it is like a Tardis. Generally, I feel like when we drive in a convertible a similar principle applies. You are lower to the ground and feel you are going faster.  However, with the 2019 Ford Titanium Edge I feel like you don’t lose out on any space.  Plus you feel like you are taller than everyone else!

Not just that the curve of the windshield feels bigger.  The backseat is spacious too.  Plus all of that cargo room.  We already demonstrated just how much you can pack in the trunk during our feed! 

As for the driving, well it is smooth yet fast for an SUV. At first the dial shift confused me after all it is new.  However, at the end of a week, I was loving just a slight twist to change gears.  The sport mode is a button in the middle of the dial.  Honestly, you can play out some car fantasies by just pressing that one button.  Everything feels smoother with a higher ride height than most other vehicles. Although, you do not need to climb up into the Edge.  The height is just right.   Ford 2019 Titanium Edge Front

The safety features are equally amazing. The size may be bigger than my everyday car, but that doesn’t matter with a smart SUV like the Titanium Edge.  From blind spot warnings to park assist, there is a lot less hassle.  No more fretting over parking in a tight parallel spot.  Something that would terrify me in such a large SUV, but thankfully the Titanium package has the optional Park Assist. So parking in a crowded area is easy.  

One of our favorite features is the wireless charging pad.  Placed conveniently in the center under the display and controls, this is the perfect spot to store your phone.  I wanted to call eternal dibs, as it is beyond useful to keep your phone charging while driving around.  It even charged through my case without needing any adjustments to my phone! That doesn’t always happen with contact chargers.  To be honest with this option alone, I find the Titanium package to be fully worth it! This is a game changer with no fuss over charging your phone especially when you will probably be connected while you drive! 

Ford 2019 Titanium Edge Into the woods

The Titanium package certainly highlights why specific features make your dream car. There is a big improvement with the Ford Co-Pilot 360 Assist +, Park Assist, panoramic roof (which we never closed even in the rain at night). Heated seats for the front and back can make everyone comfortable.  I cannot leave out the SYNC 3 and B&O sound system. A huge improvement to how you interact with your Ford Edge with improved voice recognition and killer sound. Yes, I did annoy everyone with my constant need to have music playing.  The sound is so good, there is no reason to ever turn it off! 

Overall, I have to say this is definitely more space than we need but I think it is perfect for someone with constant cargo.  I have never felt such a smooth ride in downtown Chicago streets. Find out even more about the 2019 Ford Titanium Edge here! Better yet test drive it for yourself!

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