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Seafood for Spring
Haddock Crumb Crust Pie
A creamy haddock, mussel and mushroom pie with a crust of breadcrumbs and dill.
Salmon, lemon and tomato
Baked salmon with a sharp, fresh lemon and tomato sauce
Mussels, herb butter
Grilled mussels with a breadcrumb, garlic, parsley and thyme butter
Scallops, basil butter, lemon mash
Scallops with basil butter and lemon mashed potatoes
Fettucine with Mussels
Fettucine with Mussels, Cream and Fresh Samphire
Potato and Haddock Soup with Horseradish
A mild fish soup with haddock and potatoes and horseradish spiked rouille.
Mussels, peas, new potatoes
A salad of mussels, sugar snap peas, new potatoes and watercress
An Omelette of Smoked Haddock
My version of the classic Smoked Haddock recipe known as Omelette Arnold Bennett.
Spiced Cod Goujons
Cod, crisp crumbs, Japanese seasonings. A mildly spiced crust for white fish.
Crab Cakes, Cucumber Soup
Hot, coarse textured crab cakes, iced cucumber and herb soup.
Rocket and Potato Soup with Crab
Rocket and potato soup, white crab meat for an early summer lunch.
Prawn and Lemongrass Gyoza
Handmade Japanese Gyoza filled with prawns and lemongrass
Langoustines, bacon butter
grilled langoustines with a dill and bacon butter
Trout with Cucumber and Cornichons
Trout fillets, cooked with a piquant sauce of cucumber, cream and cornichons.
Salmon, kale, crushed potatoes. A quick one for a spring day.
Salmon with Artichokes
Gentle flavours for a spring day. Salmon cooked with marinated artichokes & parsley.
A Fruity Salmon Curry
A Kerala style curry with salmon, chillies, turmeric, tamarind paste and coconut.
A Simple Salmon Pie
The simplest pie of all. Salmon with basil and parsley butter wrapped in puff pastry.
Salmon with Lemon Thyme and Bacon
A quick dish of salmon fillet wrapped with lemon thyme in smoked bacon and baked.
Salmon, Herbs and Blood orange
Salmon cooked with basil and tarragon, served with blood oranges.
Baked Sea Bass
Sea bass with thyme , capers, tomatoes and anchovies
Sea Bass with Ginger and Shitake
Whole sea bass, ginger, shiitake and an aromatic broth.
Mackerel with Mustard and Dill
Grilled mackerel fillets with a mustard and dill marinade.
Herrings with sushi ginger, dlll and the cruch of raw carrot, served on rye bread.
Herrings, Sour Cream and Rye Toasts
Toast, piquant pickled herring, cucumber, soured cream and dill.
A light, golden herb broth with clams and mussels.
Squid, Chorizo, Couscous
Squid, Spanish chorizo, mussels on the shell and couscous
Ceviche of Scallops and Apple
Scallops marinated with apple and citrus with a crunch of radish and cucumber.
Steamed Kippers with Shredded Vegetables
A light recipe for spring of kippers steamed with carrots, potatoes & spring onions.
Mixed seafood, squid and red mullet in a light tempura batter.