Tag Archives: fish

Poached fish


This isn’t about going out in the dark of night and illegally catching fish without a permit, this is about the gentle art of simmering a portion of fish in a liquid to cook the fish. I prefer to do this … Continue reading

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Grilled Whole Trout


Without a doubt you can’t beat trout! …..especially when it’s accompanied by some spiced potato wedges, spicy salsa, salad and a nice cold cider. This is probably one of our simplest but most enjoyable of meals.  It’s simple, quick and … Continue reading

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Steaming Fish


I tend to use three methods for cooking fish:- Steam Grill Poach Steaming Fish This I think is my preferred method of cooking a fillet of fish.  It cooks nicely, won’t burn the fish and leaves it nice, tender and … Continue reading

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April


“Sweet April! many a thought Is wedded unto thee, as hearts are wed; Nor shall they fail, till, to its autumn brought, Life’s golden fruit is shed.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – excerpt from An April Day I’m not going to … Continue reading

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Planning large family meals


This week I’ve been discussing starters with one of my friends who was planning a large family meal.  We were debating the various possibilities for the starters given the time of year and the meal he was planning to do. … Continue reading

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Minty March


Continuing the theme of monthly availability I’m looking ahead to March.  It’s one of those months that just seems to pass just as quickly as February for me.  It’s the month when I start looking at camping trips and walks … Continue reading

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February Tasty Treats


February is a peculiar month, just as nights are getting noticeably shorter we have our shortest month of all.  It’s time to celebrate the coming of Spring, do a bit of early spring cleaning and look forward to Valentines day (or not). Vegetables: Continuing … Continue reading

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Produce in January


There’s plenty of seasonal produce available in the month of January. Vegetables: Cabbage, cauliflower, celariac, leeks, parsnip, shallots, squash are all available in the market, you can also find forced rhubarb in places – its slightly more tender because it’s … Continue reading

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