Tag: Eat More Fish

Smoked Haddock Soufflé

We’re delving into the family recipes today and we’ve plumped for Smoked Haddock Soufflé, which, according to Caro, was originally added to the family cookbook by her sister, Ginnie Johnson. This is a brilliant addition to any dinner party both for a stunning main course or as individual Soufflés as...

Eat More Fish – Spider Crab in Spicy Peanut Sauce

I know it appears that I write about Fish and Seafood a lot, well I know that’s what your thinking, It’s hard not to when the fish and seafood from around the shores of our beloved Blighty are filled with the most amazing selection of such bounty. It’s also...

Eat More Fish – Luxury Fish Burger

We usually have the same conversation every Saturday morning. What do you want for supper tomorrow night? The reason is simple, I am always off to Crystal Palace Food Market for provisions or ingredients for La Petite Bouchee. This ultimately means a trip to our wonderful fishmonger Veasey and...

Eat More Fish – Bilimbi Prawn Stew

One of our readers recently commented that they loved being educated about new ingredients. We do too and today is no exception. We recently came across bilimbi at our trusty middle eastern stores and loved them immediately and we’re cooking up a fragrant curry with jumbo prawns and bilimbi....

Eat More Fish – Matoutou Crab

Early in his exploration of the New World, the Amerindian inhabitants of Cuba and Hispanola told Christopher Columbus about a smaller island which they called Martinino. Arriving on the island in 1502, Columbus renamed it Martinique and the indigenous Carib islanders called it Madiana or Madinina (“Island of Flowers”)....

Eat More Fish – Whelks in Spicy Oyster Sauce With Noodles

Whelks are often misunderstood. Compared to snails and generally served either pickled or as rubbery as you like. We usually have our whelks steamed lightly in salted water or broth if we are serving them up at La Petite Bouchee for a Fruit de Mer night or I love...

Eat More Fish: Grilled Marron With King Prawn Tagliatelle

It’s Friday, so time to Eat More Fish and this week we’re looking at a rather charming species of crayfish called Marron. We’re serving our Marron simply grilled with a glossy garlic and herb butter on top of a bed of king prawn tagliatelle. When the weather is warmer we’ll...

Eat More Fish: Tiger Prawn Sambal

Sambal is an Indonesian word of Javanese origin (sambel). Sambal is a sauce made from chilli peppers and other ingredients like shrimp paste, fish sauce, garlic, ginger, shallot, sugar, lime juice, and rice vinegar or other vinegar. Sambals are served as hot, spicy condiments for dishes like ikan bakar (grilled...

新年快樂 – Cantonese Steamed Sea Bream

We’re celebrating Chinese New Year in style this year with Amoy, who have very generously provided a hamper of fabulous delights together with decorations and traditional symbols including money envelopes and fortune cookies. We’re holding our chinese banquet tonight in our little pop up bistro La Petite Bouchee and...

Eat More Fish: Stuffed Cuttlefish

Looking out of the window today, I long for barmy summer days where, I am in and out of the garden, and the BBQ seems to be permanently lit. I love to grill shellfish and seafood, there is something about it being charred on the burning coals. In the...
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