Tag: Seafood

Eat More Fish – Matoutou Crab

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”). The […]

EAT MORE FISH : Pan Roasted Abalone

EAT MORE FISH : Pan Roasted Abalone

Abalone is the common name for any of a group of small to very large edible sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Haliotidae. Other common names are ear shells, sea ears, and muttonfish or muttonshells in Australia, ormer in Great Britain, and pāua in New Zealand. We were […]

Eat More Fish : Ceviche

Eat More Fish : Ceviche

Ceviche (Spanish pronunciation: also spelled cebiche, or seviche,  is a seafood dish popular in the coastal regions of the Americas, especially Central and South America. The dish is typically made from fresh raw fish cured in citrus juices, (lemon or lime), and spiced with garlic or chilli peppers. Additional seasonings, […]

Soupe Dragon – Spicy Tom Yum Seafood Soup

Soupe Dragon – Spicy Tom Yum Seafood Soup

Last weekend my step-daughter Isla and I went on a pilgrimage to Wing Yip, a Chinese supermarket to stock up on our Chinese/Thai/Japanese condiments, sauces, vegetables and of course a new wok each ! One of the most wonderful things about having such a treasure trove of authentic ingredients is […]

Eat More Fish – Stuffed Squid

Eat More Fish – Stuffed Squid

I am a big fan of squid. I always have been, cooked beautifully it’s sweet and soft and a far cry from the rubbery stuff that often puts people off. I particularly love stuffed squid or καλαμάρια γεμιστά, which is Kalamaria Yemista. It’s best to use fresh squid although frozen can […]

Nigella Seeds: Kalonji jhinga

Nigella Seeds: Kalonji jhinga

We’ve got the most amazing tiger prawns in the fridge at the moment and I’ve been thinking different ways to cook them. I keep looking outside at the BBQ and imagining them sizzling away, I just worry that I might get frostbite. So we are heading back inside and using […]

Razor Clams With Chilli & Garlic

Razor Clams With Chilli & Garlic

When I was little I used to do what most children do and collect shells. I loved oyster shells and the beautiful turquoise and pearlescent sheen of a large mussel shell, however, the ones that fascinated me the most were the razor clam shells. Long thin, like a  tortoise-shell cut […]