Tag: fish

Hake, Pancetta & Brown Shrimp Cassoulet, Kale and Salsa Verde

Hake, Pancetta & Brown Shrimp Cassoulet, Kale and Salsa Verde

inspired by The Tolcarne Inn Since I’ve been cooking with Cornish fish over the past six months now, I thought it was about time I made something inspired by a local restaurant. Yes, you guessed it, I’m raiding the freezer again for dinner. Result! I…

Smoked Haddock Fishcake with Wilted Greens & Poached Egg

Smoked Haddock Fishcake with Wilted Greens & Poached Egg

inspired by Cafe St Honore I realise that other than a brief mention of a restaurant in York last week (and that was mainly because it was the only place I could find with ratatouille on the menu!) my posts have been somewhat London centric…

Roasted John Dory with Garlic, Lemon & Parsley

Roasted John Dory with Garlic, Lemon & Parsley

inspired by Outlaw’s New Road It seemed like perfect timing that Nathan Outlaw announced his new restaurant venture at the same time as I got an email from Fresh Cornish Fish telling me John Dory was now in season. Outlaw’s New Road is the new…

Day 84: Smoked Hake, Parsley Sauce, Spring Onion Mash

Day 84: Smoked Hake, Parsley Sauce, Spring Onion Mash

inspired by Fish! Today is all about comfort food. I think that phrase get’s over used. Comfort food now means a plate of food so large you struggle to finish it. A decadent dessert. Anything covered in melted cheese. Comfort food has basically become the…

Day 77:  Gin Cured Chalk Stream Trout, Dill, Lemon & Tonic, Cucumber

Day 77: Gin Cured Chalk Stream Trout, Dill, Lemon & Tonic, Cucumber

inspired by 215 Kitchen & Drinks “Something horrendous has happened and our lives have changed. We’ll have to go backwards to move forwards. We’ll find a balance.” Paul Welburn – Head Chef of 215 Oxford Kitchen, iNews I’ve been amazed at the resilience and the…

Day 63: Cod, Chorizo & Olive Oil Mash

Day 63: Cod, Chorizo & Olive Oil Mash

inspired by 10 Greek Street After spending yesterday discovering how little of my “to do in lockdown” list I had actually achieved I suddenly had a thought. Didn’t I once write a list on my phone of restaurants I wanted to visit? Looking back through…

Day 28: Sri Lankan Fish Curry

Day 28: Sri Lankan Fish Curry

inspired by Hoppers “I’ve got to find something to do with a pineapple.” Aidan looks at me confused. “Why?” “Because we have a pineapple” This is thanks to our Oddbox fruit and veg which arrives every week. And I have to say the fruit recently…

Day 11: Hake, Celeriac Puree, Braised Lentils & Wild Mushrooms

Day 11: Hake, Celeriac Puree, Braised Lentils & Wild Mushrooms

inspired by Port Gaverne Hotel I seem to be making a habit of cooking things that Aidan has eaten in restaurants. Annoyingly he nearly always orders better than me. I hate to admit it, but he does! After our starter of Potted Shrimps I decided…