Fish and Seafood

           

From the indulgence of Lobster to the joy of a perfect Prawn Cocktail, seafood is always a welcome addition to a menu.    

              

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Baked Salmon with Slow Roasted Mediterranean VegetablesBaked Salmon with Slow Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables

I love salmon with tomato, and when tomatoes are slow roasted they develop a deep rich flavour that complements salmon really well ...

 

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BlinisBlinis

These delightful little Russian pancakes are traditionally served with smoked salmon, caviar and sour cream, which is delicious ...

 

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Chargrilled Seafood SkewersChargrilled Seafood Skewers

Easy to prepare in advance, very tasty and great for large parties or barbeques  ...

        

        

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Creamy Baked SeafoodCreamy Baked Seafood

This dish is a fabulous addition to a Winter dinner party and certainly scores well on the Poshometer ...

      

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Garlic King PrawnsGarlic King Prawns

Super easy to prepare and taste great ...

      

         

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Ginger Prawn Dumpling SoupGinger Prawn Dumpling Soup

This is a more dense and wintery Asian-inspired soup. The dumplings are still lighter than a traditional English dumpling soup, and they add a big punchy flavour that warms you from the inside out ...

 

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Glass Noodle Seafood SoupGlass Noodle Seafood Soup

Clean and tasty Asian inspired soup made with Vermicelli Glass Noodles - made from mung beans......

 

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King Prawn PappardelleKing Prawn Pappardelle

Luscious wide ribbons of silky pasta and a wonderfully simple accompaniment of King Prawns, tomato and herbs - wonderfully tasty and even better if you make your own pasta ...

 

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King Prawn SoupKing Prawn Soup

Lovely light seafood soup, great for Summer dinners or as an alternative to the heavier Seafood Chowder ...

 

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Lobster Tails with Tarragon ButterLobster Tails with Tarragon Butter

Lobster tails are delicious and quite an indulgence or special dinner ...

 

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Oysters with Champagne Tarragon ButterOysters with Champagne Tarragon Butter

Fresh oysters are delicious as they are, but for an extra burst of flavour this is one of my favourites ...

  

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Poached FishPoached Fish

So simple, so elegant.I love this dish, I hope you do too ...

     

         

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Pomelo and Prawn SaladPomelo and Prawn Salad

This refreshing salad captures the sweet, tangy flavour of the polmelo to compliment the prawns ...

    

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Prawn RisottoPrawn Risotto

Lovely for a dinner party, this is a fragrant and delicious risotto which also look rather spectacular with great big juicy prawns poking out of the surface ...

 

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Prawn Wonton SoupPrawn Wonton Soup

This soup is light and flavoursome and for me is fine without chilli, though please add it if you like ...

 

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Rainbow Trout in BeerRainbow Trout in Beer

This recipe uses the pale ale as a backdrop to the main event of the trout, using herbs and little bit of lemon to really bring out the full flavour of the fish ...

 

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Retro Prawn CocktailRetro Prawn Cocktail

Another survivor of a bygone era, there is something entirely whimsical about a truly retro prawn cocktail ...

 

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Salmon Potato SoupSalmon Potato Soup

This is one of the simplest soups you can make, and it has a beautiful silky texture and is packed full of flavour – with just a few ingredients....

 

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Salmon MornaySalmon Mornay

This is a lovely nourishing and comforting dish which keeps well and can be reheated for a couple of days after making. It may not be terribly elegant, but it is very tasty ...

 

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Salmon PastiesSalmon Pasties

This dish is another result of a late supper with limited household ingredients. The filling is a white-sauce based roux with plenty of robust flavour from the salmon ...

 

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Scallops in Brandy Sauce with Puy LentilsScallops in Brandy Sauce

This is another 1970s throw-back that I remember from my childhood – though I suspect when I had it it was heavily laced with butter, cream and probably even more brandy...  

 

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Salt and Pepper SquidSalt and Pepper Squid

There are some combinations which I think are undeniably great, salt and pepper squid is one of them ...

   

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Sea-side SaladSea-side Salad

Another meal eaten on holidays, this salad brings the sun with it ...

          

         

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Seafood CrepesSeafood Crepes

Great for dinner parties ...Crêpes and white sauce can be made ahead of time, adding the seafood at the last minute while your guests are present ...

 

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Seafood GumboSeafood Gumbo

Not a true Gumbo, but an aromatic dish which is a little showy and dramatic due to the vibrant colours served on gold and black rice.... 

 

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Sesame Crusted SalmonSesame Crusted Salmon

Quick, tasty and if you make two fillets it makes a great salad the next day with crisp greens and a tart lemon dressing ...

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SushiSushi

You can add any flavour you like to Sushi, my favourirtes are Prawn with avocado, Salt and Pepper Squid and Blue Swimmer Crab with Black Rice ...

 

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Trout woth Smoked BaconTrout with Smoked Bacon

Traditionally a medieval French dish, Truite au lard, I have adjusted this recipe to a cleaner, more 21st Century flavour (less fat too!) ...

 

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Tuna PattiesTuna Patties

The humble Tuna Pattie has many wonderful applications – jazzed up with a fancy dipping sauce as a canapé, squished between bread for a quick lunch on the run, cold as a picnic or barbeque addition or just as a simple dinner with a crisp salad ...

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