Posts in the Category: Seafood

Sushi and Salads

Posted in - gluten free & Healthy Recipes & Salads & Seafood on September 25th 2019 1 Comments

This is not the first time I have posted sushi on this blog.  So it is the same recipe but a reminder.  I served it with two salads because the children wouldn’t eat the fennel salad so a cucumber concoction accompanied us too. We compared Waitrose bought sushi with homemade. I noticed a difference in …

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Scallops wrapped in bacon with spring onions, roasted red pepper, and smoked garlic

Posted in - Lunch / Dinner & Seafood on November 3rd 2016 1 Comments img_20161102_1906291

In Dumfriesshire during half term, we walked 3 miles from our hotel on the coast to a little fishing village called Port Patrick where we had lunch in a pub called The Crown excelling in seafood.  This recipe was inspired by that.  The pub was as traditional as they all used to be, but with …

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Smoked Mackerel Pâté

Posted in - Healthy Recipes & Seafood on September 21st 2016 0 Comments img_20160920_183100

The children chose, and they prepared.  I sat at the kitchen table with a cup of tea, directing!  This is such a simple recipe that perhaps it does not even need to be here, but then we all like simple recipes, and sometimes the obvious needs stating, – it does for me anyway.

Ingredients
280g  cream cheese
4 …

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Supersonically healthy Mackerel, Herbed Feta Quinoa and Creamed spinach

Posted in - Lunch / Dinner & Seafood on July 24th 2016 0 Comments IMG_1249[1]

Last night my husband and children went fishing on Chessil Beach with friends.  In a huge break from the norm, each family came back with 28 mackerel, or thereabouts!!!  Our veg garden is slightly over-run by spinach so this and its herbs added to the satisfyingly homegrown/self caught lunch.

Ingredients
Quinoa salad
120g quinoa
340ml water
glug of virgin olive …

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Flambéed Vermouth Prawns

Posted in - Seafood on August 11th 2015 0 Comments IMG_0333

To enjoy this fully, you need to get stuck in with your hands, eat them with close friends or family (i.e. eating corn on the cob on a first date – unlikely!).

Ingredients
3 tbsp olive oil
25g butter
1 onion finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, finely sliced
salt (about 1 tsp or more depending on taste)
25 shell on King prawns/crevettes
200mls Vermouth
Parsley

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WW1 Baked Salmon Ration Recipe – delicious I promise!

Posted in - Lunch / Dinner & Mrs C.S. Peel's Recipes & Rationing & Seafood on March 23rd 2015 0 Comments 63. tinnedsalmon2

In a local village hall – I write ‘a’ because we live between quite a few villages and their halls in no-man’s land, not belonging to any in particular –  Granny Dot’s recipes were used for their annual fund-raising event, raising a grand sum of £600!  Among the recipes was this which was so popular that I …

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Canapes a la Fribourg

Posted in - Canapes & Peacetime & Recipes & Seafood on January 26th 2015 0 Comments 90. Canapes Frilbourg

These are hard to resist. To recreate exactly is a time-consuming process. Alternatively, use whichever whizzing gadget you have and a fine sieve to speed things up a little…

But first, here’s Granny Dot’s version:
Materials and Method.–Steam a haddock, and work the flesh through a sieve, moistening it with a little milk, when necessary. Mix …

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