Tag: Seafood

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 – 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: 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 : Carpaccio of Geoduck With Horseradish Cream And Lime

The geoduck, (scientific name Panopea generosa) is a species of very large, edible, saltwater clams in the family Hiatellidae. The common name is derived from a Lushootseed (Nisqually) word gʷídəq. The shell of the clam ranges from 15 centimetres (5.9 in) to over 20 centimetres (7.9 in) in length,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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