Smoked Fish and Artichoke Gratin

This is not a hugely well known vegetable, when I bought it the girl in the shop had to examine it as she had never seen it before in her life! Her words! Coming into the end of their season but should be around for another few weeks to try this recipe. The sweet earthy flavour of the artichoke pairs beautifully with the smoked fish … Continue reading Smoked Fish and Artichoke Gratin

Prawn & Peas Sambal Oelek Curry

Prawn and Peas hot and tasty! This is quick and easy recipe, great flavour, pretty hot I must admit but well balanced so it doesn’t feel like too much of an assault on the body. If you can get Sambal Oelek (a chilli based paste) then use it, otherwise just finely chop some chillies with salt and a little oil. Prawns are rich in zinc, … Continue reading Prawn & Peas Sambal Oelek Curry

Spice Crust Salmon on Red Pepper Escabache with Mint Chutney and Coriander Blinis… Whew

OK seems like quite a list of ingredients but worth doing for the lovely combination. Even if you just do the spice crusted fish and the mint chutney it is worth it. The chutney is amazing – great with a multitude of meat and fish dishes, just on the side ready to dip into. It can be combined also with some greek yoghurt for a … Continue reading Spice Crust Salmon on Red Pepper Escabache with Mint Chutney and Coriander Blinis… Whew

Skinny Thai Fish Cakes with Chilli Jam

I had a dream about fish cakes (very strange) and I remember Martin from Fishy Fishy making a similar style cake on TV a few years back. These are very thigh friendly (!) as they contain no potato and I promise you are delicious. I have a real affinity for anything with a bit of heat from chillies probably because I feel the cold quite … Continue reading Skinny Thai Fish Cakes with Chilli Jam

The Best Prawns I have ever tasted…. EVER!

These are garlic prawns with a twist… smothered in a creamy sweet roasted garlic and tarragon butter, they are party perfect with very little effort. … The garlic butter keeps in the fridge for a day or so if you don’t use it all in one go although I doubt you will have any left over. You need to buy raw prawns, I bought Castletownbere … Continue reading The Best Prawns I have ever tasted…. EVER!