I have a few loves about Autumn which make it my favourite season – the first is Jumpers , I’ve always loved big jumpers, warm and easy to wear, wrap with a scarf and usually there is no need for a coat, second are long walks looking for blackberries, followed by hot ports by the fire. And so Autumn has arrived, a drop in temperatures, … Continue reading Fish Pie for Autumn Days …..
Don’t bother making this dish until you find the biggest prawns you can – big tiger prawns are the best but breathtakingly expensive so maybe save those for a special occasion. A big dish with these dipping sauces will disappear in no time and its really popular with kids. The prawns give a good bang of protein and are a good source of minerals – … Continue reading Coconut Prawns
Sometimes there is just no point in looking for attention (or conversation!) Last weekend was one of those – Golf and Rugby, forget about any decent chat apart from the odd grunt so I just got cooking. The sweet potatoes crisped with the spices are a really nice alternative to the usual steamed version and the green bean and lardons are delicious just warm as … Continue reading Monkfish, Crispy Sweet Potatoes & Warm Green Bean Salad
We are on holidays at the moment and its a great time to decompress, reconnect and relax. Its only when i get away that i realise how hectic normal life is. Up early, rush to work, work the day , battle the traffic, pick up eva, get home and think about dinner before everyone gets too hungry and a low blood sugar row erupts… Familiar … Continue reading Griddled Spicy Prawns with Quinoa Salad and Harissa Mayonnaise
I love making fish cakes, the right balance of potato to fish (not too much!) and preferably more than 1 type of fish for a bit of interest. Served with some pickles on the side and a green salad makes one of my favourite meals. Full of heart healthy fats and if you use salmon like I did, one of the best sources of Omega … Continue reading Simple Fish Cakes – Good for your ♥