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Grilled Salmon with Avocado
Grilled salmon, avocado and herb and lime dressing
Sardines with breadcrumbs
Fresh sardines, butterflied and baked with breadcrumbs, lemon and parsley
Crab and Tomato Soup
A summer soup of fresh crab, herbs and tomatoes
Two Salmon Terrine
A light paté of smoked salmon, crème fraîche and dill
Prawn cakes with ginger, Thai fish sauce wrapped in crisp lettuce
Smoked Salmon Herb Rolls
Home made herb rolls with smoked salmon and beetroot
Cream mackerel with fresh peas and sourdough toast.
Noodles, Prawns, Cucumber
A bowl of angel hair noodles with prawns and cucumber
Salmon and Cream Cheese Tart
A classic tart made with salmon, cream cheese & dill
Tartare of Mackerel
Raw mackerel with Japanese pepper and tomato and samphire salad.
Mackerel, wine vinegar, dill, juniper, red onion and coriander seeds.
Lemon Sole with Artichokes
Fillets of lemon sole with tarragon, artichoke butter and artiichokes.
Trout, new potatoes
Trout with new potatoes, herb mayonnaise for a summer's day
Salmon and Watercress Fishcakes
Fresh coarse-textured salmon cakes, made with crushed new potatoes and watercress.
Salmon in Wasabi Mayonnaise
Salmon in home made mayonnaise seasoned with wasabi and crisp salmon skin.
Salmon, marinated with coriander & anise
Salmon tail, marinated with vinegar, onions, coriander seeds, star anise.
A soft summer pâté of two sorts of salmon, spiked with pickles and dill.
Smoked Trout, New Potatoes and Samphire
A salad of New Potatoes, Samphire and Smoked Trout with Herb mayonnaise
Grilled Squid, Watermelon
Grilled squid, watermelon, cherry tomatoes, coriander
Squid, Tomatoes, Olive Oil
Grilled squid salad with tomatoes, olive oil and pink onions.
Squid, Coriander, Peas
Grilled Squid with Green Pea and Coriander Chutney.
Squid, Rosemary and Peppers
Pan fried squid with rosemary, roasted romano peppers
Crab and Carrot Fritters
Crab and carrot fritters with fresh white crabmeat.
Crab and Courgette Tart
Crab Tart with Ricotta, fresh Basil and Courgettes
Spiced crab croquettes, with chilli, coriander leaves and breadcrumbs.
Crab, Harissa Mayonnaise
Fresh Crab with a harissa flavoured mayonnaise.
Crab and Tomato Soup.
Chilled spiced tomato soup with fresh white crab meat.
Crab and Asparagus.
The seasons asparagus with crab and a sauce made from cream and the crab shells.
Prawns, Peas, Pasta
Prawns cooked with peas, small pasta, butter and dill.
Prawns with Ponzu Sauce
Prawns, fried in panic crumbs with a soy and yuzu dip.
Prawns, Black Garlic Butter and Dill
Pan fried prawns, garlic butter, chopped dill and lemon
Prawn and Asparagus Tart
A tart of prawns, asparagus, creme fraiche and tarragon.
Scallop Ceviche with lime and Coriander
A ceviche that marries raw scallops with citrus juices and a little tomatoes.
Scallops, lime, mint
Scallops with lime, mint, tomatoes in the style of ceviche
Warm Clam Salad with Tomatoes and Beans
Clam salad with warm, buttery, tomatoey juices, substantial enough for a main diish.
Monkfish with Pancetta
A quickly assembled dish of pancetta, clams and monkfish with paprika and vermouth.
James's recipe for the famous Spanish seafood dish of shellfish and pasta.
Tomato Soup, Pancetta and Mussels
Tomato soup served with a stir-in of mussels, pancetta and tarragon oil.