To prepare the grilled toast: Brush the sliced bread with 2 tablespoons olive oil, and toast in the oven under the broiler or grill on the barbecue until toasted, about 1 minute per side. To prepare the tuna tartare: Mix the tuna and

Make the orange-ginger sauce and keep warm. To prepare the fillets: Using a blender, mix the flour, cream and eggs—adding the optional cornstarch for a fluffier coating—and salt. Place the fish fillets in a large baking dish and pour the egg-and-flour mixture

Cut a small slice from the bottom of each of the pears so they will stand up straight in the saucepan without falling over. In a saucepan large enough to hold the pears, bring the wine and sugar to a