Posts Tagged “seafood”

Gousto King Prawn Linguine

Gousto King Prawn Linguine

The Simple King Prawn, Garlic and Chilli Linguine recipe from Gousto makes a rather classy dish. It’s perfect for a family dinner for 4 very hungry folks (recipes for 2 are available as well). It would even work as a starter for 6, as these portions are generous. Who are Gousto and why be interested…

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Hook Line Sinker – A Seafood Cookbook – review

Hook Line Sinker – A Seafood Cookbook – review

I was expecting something special. It was coming from Face Publications and their books are superb! I wasn’t disappointed with Hook Line Sinker! Hook Line Sinker – A Seafood Cookbook by Galton Blackiston impresses before one even opens the cover: the pages are edged in shining silver. The transparent dust jacket shimmers. A quality presentation…

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The Crown Restaurant at Woodbridge – restaurant review

The Crown Restaurant at Woodbridge – restaurant review

OK, I confess, I had never visited Suffolk. I discovered a strikingly beautiful county with coast, pasture, chocolate-box villages and historic towns. I discovered Woodbridge! The Crown Hotel (read my review here) houses its eponymous 2 AA Rosette restaurant, which is recommended in the Michelin Guide. It’s found at the top of The Thoroughfare which…

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Wild Coho Salmon with Sunshine Rice

Wild Coho Salmon with Sunshine Rice

From Whole Foods Market   Serves 4 Here’s an oven-baked dish that’s an easy solution for busy week nights. The recipe is a great example of how to affordably enjoy some of the best fish on Earth: wild-caught salmon from a Marine Stewardship Council certified-sustainable fishery. It also shows how a healthy portion of high-quality…

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Jamie Oliver’s Warm Salmon and Beetroot Salad

Jamie Oliver’s Warm Salmon and Beetroot Salad

The horseradish dressing adds fire to these beautiful flavours, giving this salad real attitude.   Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 Minutes Cooking time: 25 Minutes   Ingredients: 2 x 250g packs Sainsbury’s British cooked beetroot 2 tablespoons olive oil by Sainsbury’s 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 920g salmon fillet from the fish counter, scaled and pin-boned…

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Ultimate Smoked Salmon and Scrambled Eggs

Ultimate Smoked Salmon and Scrambled Eggs

From Sainsbury’s   Indulgent smoked salmon, creamy eggs and a pinch of delicate onion-like chives.   Serves: 2 Preparation time: 5 Minutes Cooking time: 3 Minutes   Ingredients: 4 free range Woodland eggs 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped 25g butter, plus extra for spreading ½ x 120g pack basics Scottish smoked salmon trimmings 1 bagel,…

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Two-Bite Shrimp Pancakes with Satsuma Relish

Two-Bite Shrimp Pancakes with Satsuma Relish

From Whole Foods Market   Makes 24   Delectable bites with wild shrimp highlighted by a simple citrus topping.   Ingredients 1/2 pound thawed peeled and deveined Shrimp, finely chopped in a food processor 2 cups shredded carrots 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro 3 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce or tamari, divided 6 green onions, thinly…

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Thai Fishcakes served with Thai Cucumber Salad

Thai Fishcakes served with Thai Cucumber Salad

From BBC Food   Ingredients For the fish cakes 500g/1lb 2oz fish fillets ½ red pepper, chopped 2 red chillies, chopped 2 tbsp coriander 3 spring onions, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 stalk lemongrass, tender part only, chopped 1 tbsp fish sauce 125ml/4fl oz coconut milk 1 whole egg 125g/4½oz green beans vegetable…

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Steamed Cantonese-style Fish

Steamed Cantonese-style Fish

From BBC Food   This delicious recipe is healthy and low fat without compromising on flavour.   Ingredients 450g/1lb firm white fish fillets, such as cod or sole, skinned or a whole fish such as Dover sole or turbot 1 tsp coarse sea salt or plain salt 1½ tbsp finely shredded fresh root ginger 3…

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Smoked Trout with Watercress Purée and Chopped Egg Salad

Smoked Trout with Watercress Purée and Chopped Egg Salad

From BBC Food   Smoked trout has a more delicate flavour than the ubiquitous smoked salmon, and with these accompaniments makes for a more special starter. The purée can be made the day before and chilled overnight, and the rest takes minutes to put together.   Ingredients 140g/5oz watercress leaves, washed, roughly chopped 4 ice…

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Smoked Salmon Tartare Canapes with Shallots, Dill and Soured Cream on Blinis

Smoked Salmon Tartare Canapes with Shallots, Dill and Soured Cream on Blinis

From BBC Food   Ingredients 1 lemon, zest and juice only 200g/7oz smoked salmon 20-24 ready-made cocktail blinis 1 small shallot, finely chopped 142ml/5fl oz soured cream small bunch fresh dill freshly ground black pepper   Method Use a lemon zester to remove thin strips of zest from the lemon, taking care to avoid the…

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Smoked Salmon Pâté

Smoked Salmon Pâté

From BBC Food   Serve a rougher blend of this smoked salmon pâté as a starter with salad and oatcakes or blend a bit longer for elegant canapés.   Ingredients 255g/9oz smoked salmon 110g/4oz cream cheese 2 tbsp double cream ½ lemon, juice only 2 tbsp chopped chives plus some chives to garnish pinch of…

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Smoked Salmon and Potato Quiche

Smoked Salmon and Potato Quiche

From BBC Food   This hearty salmon and potato quiche is perfectly portable for picnics and lunch boxes.   Ingredients 225g/8oz ready-made shortcrust pastry 1 free-range egg, beaten   For the filling 175g/6oz smoked salmon, chopped 100g/3½oz smoked bacon lardons, cooked 100g/3½ new potatoes, cooked, cut into cubes 3 free-range eggs 1 tbsp finely chopped…

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Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Terrine

Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Terrine

From Sainsbury’s   Creamy soft cheese, pink salmon and fresh cucumber provides contrasting colours and flavours that really complement each other.   Serves: 8 Preparation time: 25 minutes plus chilling overnight Ingredients: 4 x 120g packs Taste the Difference Oak Smoked Salmon 300g light soft cream cheese with garlic & herbs 1 cucumber Zest of…

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Salmon fillets with puff pastry hearts

Salmon fillets with puff pastry hearts

From Sainsbury’s A quick and simple but stunning Valentine meal for two. Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 Minutes Cooking time: 15 Minutes   Ingredients 30g butter 2 x 120g bags of watercress, spinach and rocket salad 4 tablespoons crème fraîche 4 tablespoons bouillon (optional) 100g puff pastry 4 x 125g salmon fillets 2 teaspoons olive…

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Prawn Dim Sum

Prawn Dim Sum

From BBC Food   James Martin’s dim sum of steamed prawn parcels are served with two types of spicy dip – a great starter for sharing.   Ingredients For the dips 3 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp sesame oil 2 red chillies, finely chopped 3 tbsp rice vinegar 1 tbsp sugar   For the prawn…

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Donna Margherita, Lavender Hill – restaurant review

Donna Margherita, Lavender Hill – restaurant review

This classic Italian restaurant is on Lavender Hill. The street’s name comes from the lavender that was once grown in market gardens around here. After the opening of Clapham Junction station just up the road in 1863 the surrounding area was built up with terraces of cheap housing for the workers who moved there from…

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Prawn Blinis with Beetroot and Horseradish

Prawn Blinis with Beetroot and Horseradish

From Sainsbury’s   A colourful bite with prawns and a fiery sauce. A perfect party recipe from the January issue of Sainsbury’s magazine.   Serves: 16 Preparation time: 10 Minutes Cooking time: 5 Minutes Ingredients: 2 ready-cooked beetroot (150g) in natural juices, drained 2 teaspoons creamed horseradish sauce 2 tablespoons crème fraîche 1 x 135g…

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Potato Wafers with Smoked Salmon, Watercress and Horseradish Cream

Potato Wafers with Smoked Salmon, Watercress and Horseradish Cream

From BBC Food   These crispy potato slices with smoked salmon and homemade horseradish cream make a tasty starter or canapé.   Ingredients For the potato wafers 4-6 medium Kerr’s Pink potatoes or other floury potato vegetable oil, for frying For the horseradish cream 30g/1oz freshly grated horseradish 60ml/2fl oz mayonnaise 4 tbsp crème fraîche…

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Pan-fried Scallops with Crisp Pancetta, Watercress & Lemon Crème Fraîche

Pan-fried Scallops with Crisp Pancetta, Watercress & Lemon Crème Fraîche

From Sainsbury’s   A perfect balancing act between delicate scallops, bold pancetta and a fresh, zingy dressing.   Serves: 8 Preparation time: 5 Minutes Cooking time: 5 Minutes   Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar 100g crème fraîche Zest & juice 1 lemon 75g fresh…

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