Category Archives: Fish

Fish Tagine (Pressure Cooker)

Tagine are traditionally slow-braised at low temperature, ate mounds of them during a holiday in Marrakech , usually I will cook a tagine in the slow cooker, usually using something that favours a long cook, mutton or rabbit. But this … Continue reading

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Cucumber Pickle with Smoked Salmon and Hot New Potato Salad

On Friday night I found myself watching the One Show. Chef Jamie Oliver was appearing allowing a gentle back and forth with Observer food critic Jay Rayner about his review of Jamies latest restaurant venture Barbecoa After some gentle ribbing,  … Continue reading

Posted in Fish, Salads, Uncategorized, Vegetables and Fruit | 3 Comments

Smoked Trout Salad with Crispy Fish Skin

  I love smoked fish and could happily eat it every day, the smoking gives fish an extra richness delicious in salads, fishcakes , pate. Thanks to Smiths Smokerys’ regular stall at Farmers Markets  in the East Midlands , I … Continue reading

Posted in Fish, May, Salads, Season, Uncategorized | 11 Comments

H.Forman Smoked Salmon with Homemade Bagels

Every day  I get up to have breakfast with Nick at at 6.45am before he heads off to work. However I have begun to suspect I am gestating a  hobbit. Though not quite up to their 7 full meals a … Continue reading

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Kipper Kedgeree

Smiths Smokery Market stall at West Bridgford Farmers Market this weekend  Smiths a family-run business  first started catching eels on the East Coast of England over thirty years ago. For many years their eels were sold live to Billingsgate Market in … Continue reading

Posted in Fish, Grains and Pulses, March, Spring, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Whiting with Coconut and Fennel Spiced Lentils

I was thinking fish for dinner Friday night, on my way walking past a restaurant menu on Friday which features Cod with Spiced Lentils. The fish stall in the market had  plenty of large whole Whiting as member of the … Continue reading

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Mackerel with Leek, Red Onion , Olive & Blood Orange Vinagrette

Very excited to get blood oranges in the vegebox, sweeter than normal oranges, tinged with purple,   the temptation was to put them into something sweet but I am a bit overloaded with cake at the moment. Following my policy … Continue reading

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Baccala alla Napoletana (Salt Fish Tomato Pasta Sauce)

Dried and salted whitefish is sold by weight in the  Caribbean store in Victoria Market in other stores it could be labelled is bacalao (Spanish) , morue (French) and baccalà ( Italian) I love salty anchovies in a pasta sauce … Continue reading

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Masala Mackerel with Daal and Salad

Someone confided to me at a music festival recently “I’ve only got a day left, so I am trying to plan which food stands to try. I don’t want to miss out.”   Later someone else admitted that they were experiencing … Continue reading

Posted in Casseroles, Curries and Chillis, Events and Festival, Fish, Grains and Pulses | 6 Comments

Smoked Mackerel Kedgeree

Massive cooked breakfasts are off the menu at the moment , cooking them for 40 people at a time has made me rather non-plussed about sausages or bacon. But most especially on a bank holiday weekend I want to enjoy … Continue reading

Posted in Fish, Grains and Pulses, Summer, Winter | 3 Comments