Salt-Crust Baked Whole Fish with Lemon and Thyme

Here's an idea for your next fishing trip where you have (hopefully) caught a big, handsome fish- bake it in a salt-crust with fresh lemon and thyme! The beauty of making a salt crust is that it will not only season the fish, but will seal in the moisture, keeping the flesh succulent and tender.  The belly is stuffed with … Continue reading Salt-Crust Baked Whole Fish with Lemon and Thyme

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Spanish Surf & Turf

This is not your usual surf and turf- who says that is must be steak and prawns? Let me take you to Spain with my special twist: mussels and meatballs in saffron sauce! Plump, juicy mussels and moist, flavoursome pork meatballs are en-robed in a golden saffron sauce. The sauce is rich with the flavour of the sea … Continue reading Spanish Surf & Turf

The Ultimate Lemon Chicken

What to do when life gives you lemons- especially huge juicy, zesty ones? My ultimate lemony, garlicky and herb-y chicken recipe, of course! Fresh citrus notes permeates the whole dish as fresh lemon zest is used both in the luscious sauce and marinade. Moist chicken thigh cutlets are marinaded in a mixture of French wholegrain mustard, … Continue reading The Ultimate Lemon Chicken

Take One: Lemony slow-cooked Squid in White Wine and Balsamic

Fresh squid is not always available at the fishmonger in my area, so when I saw them for sale today I quickly snapped it up and set out to create a dish that is simple to showcase its sweet, sweet flavour of the sea. I decided on an Italian theme, using balsamic vinegar, white wine, … Continue reading Take One: Lemony slow-cooked Squid in White Wine and Balsamic