Fish and Seafood

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Chicken and Prawn Meatball Hotpot

When I started thinking about what this week’s recipe would be I had in mind a soup, something really comforting like chicken broth with the addition of chicken meatballs and vegetables – carrots, leeks, celery, spinach and more. Then on Sunday night we watched documentary about sake making in Japan. That made us want to […]

Posted on: 31st May, 2016by frenchie Read more

Thai green curry recipe

Thai Green Curry

At home we have fish at least 3-4 times a week and I like to cook it in lots of different ways. Below are 2 recipes. I love the fact that fish so versatile, light and quick to cook. One of our favourite fish meals at the moment is my version of a Thai green […]

Posted on: 10th May, 2016by frenchie Read more

Moroccan fish cakes

Moroccan Fish Cakes

Fish cakes are one of those family favourites that I make regularly at home. Most of the time I keep them very simply flavoured by adding finely grated carrot and onion and chopped coriander to finely minced fish. I usually serve them with an Asian style slaw or a grated kohlrabi salad. Sometimes I change […]

Posted on: 10th May, 2016by frenchie Read more

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Oyster & Fish Pie

It’s hard to past a good pie! Last Sunday I thought I had dinner organised as I’d intended to take home one of our La Cigale beef bourguignon cottage pies. As we’d sold out I had to make something! By the time we got home from work it was far too late for anything slow […]

Posted on: 18th Apr, 2016by frenchie Read more

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Batter for Fried Chicken & Fried Fish

A bit before Christmas I bought a new recipe book, Tokyo Cult Recipes by Maori Murota. Emma spied my copy and I thought she might disappear back to Australia with it so bought her a copy too. A few times since then we’ve compared notes about what we’ve tried out of there.                         One recipe […]

Posted on: 8th Feb, 2016by frenchie Read more

RECIPE

Ceviche

After the humidity of the last couple of days I didn’t feel like cooking in the usual way and heating up my kitchen. Instead I decided make a ceviche where fresh fish is ‘cooked’ in citrus juice. There are many different versions of ceviche which has its origins in Latin America. The essential ingredients are […]

Posted on: 1st Dec, 2015by frenchie Read more

Recipe Mussels and soba noodles

Mussels and Soba Noodles

As you might expect after our trip to Japan this week’s recipes are inspired by food we ate while away. These are all easy and don’t require many ingredients – the sorts of dishes you can make for very quick dinners. All the Japanese ingredients are available in supermarkets. Soba noodles are made from a […]

Posted on: 11th Nov, 2015by frenchie Read more

miso marinated kingfish

Miso Marinated Kingfish

As you might expect after our trip to Japan this week’s recipes are inspired by food we ate while away. These are all easy and don’t require many ingredients – the sorts of dishes you can make for very quick dinners. All the Japanese ingredients are available in supermarkets. This works really well with any […]

Posted on: 11th Nov, 2015by frenchie Read more

Recipe taramasalata

Taramasalata

Nearly every weekend I buy a piece of smoked fish roe from Billy (he also has smoked fish including salmon). We really enjoy it on toast for breakfast or on crackers as a snack. Last week I asked our chef Lou about ways he liked to serve scallops. He said one of his favourites was […]

Posted on: 12th Oct, 2015by frenchie Read more

blue cod recipe

Blue Cod or Monkfish wrapped in bacon with asparagus & Alicante sauce

An easy and delicious recipe for Spring – all ingredients are available from market stallholders.   Ingredients Blue cod or Monkfish or any other firm fish, each fillet cut into 2-4 pieces depending on size Streaky bacon – from Marty of Bentru (beside our fish counter) Asparagus – from Fresh Gardens and Jason   Alicante […]

Posted on: 2nd Oct, 2015by frenchie Read more