Category Archives: Fish & seafood

Prawn soup

We had fresh prawns for dinner on Friday. With salad, boiled eggs, mayonnaise and garlic bread. Yum! And when you peel prawns yourself you are left with the stinking shells. Either you need to take them out to the wheely bin … Continue reading

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Perfect supper for a cleaning day

Even though I love cooking, I don’t particular like other domestic chores. Laundry is ok, but ironing is a bit boring. And I hate doing the washing up, and am forever grateful that we have a dishwasher. Worst of all … Continue reading

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Rainbow trout with parsley potatoes, baked beetroots and hollandaise

I like buying fresh fish, and a reasonably priced fish here in the UK is the rainbow trout. I buy most my groceries from Ocado, and trough them you can buy fresh fish prepared on the day by their fishmonger. Perfect! I … Continue reading

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Prawn cocktail on salad leaves

Among the little bits we ate on Friday was these cuties; prawn cocktail on salad leaves with crushed rosé peppercorns on top. The recipe is courtesy of Nigella, but I can’t remember which cookbook/series it is from. It is a … Continue reading

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Fish burgers, sort of

I try sometimes, not to spend a fortune on food every week, but it is so diffucult not to when I find lots of interesting recipes everywhere. I bought fresh Alaskan Pollock the other day, because it is quite a … Continue reading

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Salmon tartar with cream cheese top

I hope you all had a nice Valentine’s day! We did. My cupcakes and chocolate biscuits disappreared quickly at work, which is a good sign and when I got home Christopher and I exchanged cards. The same card! Out of … Continue reading

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Our Friday evening…

… looked like this: Paradise prawns with a twist. I used a tbsp of dry sherry instead of the wine, and added som pressed garlic and a tbsp chilli sauce. This version was really nice too! It feels right to … Continue reading

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Scallops in saffron sauce

Scallops are one of my favourite things from the sea. I love both the taste and the soft texture. And every time I eat them I feel like I’m treating myself to something a bit luxurious… The inspiration for the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with lemony garlicky tiger prawns

Several years ago the TV-programme Queer Eye for the Straight Guy was quite popular. It was not one of my favourite programmes, but sometimes I ended up watching it anyway. Already then I enjoyed the food clips the best, and this recipe is actually … Continue reading

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Steamed mussles in white wine, cream and saffron

We had some dear friends over for supper on Saturday. The first course was a pre-starter with Jerusalem artichoke soup. I only added a pinch of dried thyme to the recipe and served it in small glass cups with a … Continue reading

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