Roasted Cod with Wild Garlic, Asparagus and Mushrooms

After a successful forage around Bradgate Park for those elusive Wild Garlic leaves, I had to come to a decision…

Home-Cured Chorizo with Scallops

The kind folks at Spicely Does It have sent me a real artisan’s treat. A sausage making machine complete with…

Hong Kong Fish Balls at Home

If you’re a regular viewer of these pages you may have come across a post about how to get the…

Pan-fried Mackerel with crispy potatoes, chilli and garlic

Perfect for anyone on a budget, this dish is low on cost and big on flavour. Mackerel is one of…

Pine nut crusted Cod with Herb Tagliatelle

I took inspiration for this dish from the French way of herb crusting sea bass. This gives a more Italian…

Linguine with scallops and verjus

Inspiration for this dish came from the fantastic French Ragout of Seafood, a pasta dish containing the likes of prawns,…

Sole Veronique with Verjus Buerre Blanc

Sole Veronique is a classic dish from the Escoffier era of French gastronomy. New versions of the dish are beginning…

Grilled Hake with Polenta and Almond Pesto

Hake is becoming more common in supermarkets nowadays and it’s a fish prized by the Spanish who have some excellent…

Langoustine Tortellini with Basil and Parsley

This dish may look a bit fancy, that’s because it is! It’s well worth the effort of making fresh pasta,…

Japanese Salmon with Watercress

This is a great way of making healthy food exciting. A fresh salmon fillet is lightly grilled and glazed with…

Crab Risotto

I have made this risotto slightly differently to a traditional recipe. Usually a risotto would be finished with mascarpone cheese…

Monkfish with Peas a la Francaise

In France, pigeon is traditionally accompanied by peas a la Francaise. Fish also goes well with this pea garnish so…

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