Category Archive: fish

Fish – Pan-fried Gurnard with Cauliflower mash, caramelized onions and watercress

I am on a fish vibe at the moment and have come to realize that finding fresh fish is not the easiest thing. I have also come to realize with water restrictions and… Continue reading

Easy mussel soup…..

Desperation led me to this easy Mussel Soup. Desperate for what, you may ask? Well, I was busy with back-to-back catering and time for supper all of a sudden sprung on me, with… Continue reading

Hake fillets with Polenta and Pecorino Crust

Not much happened on the culinary front this weekend except maybe a Chicken liver Pasta that I made on Friday night. It is a regular on our menu – super delicious, but sadly… Continue reading

Fish and Watercress Pie

I put myself under immense pressure everyday to present something interesting on this site as well as on my family’s table and sometimes when I run out of time I cannot help to… Continue reading

Spice up your day..

This weekend the cold weather finally arrived. On Friday the children were still in the pool and yesterday morning winter was here in all it glory. For me it was quite a shock!!I… Continue reading

Fish Platter – This sounds like a fishy story……

I love eating out…..that’s it! Sadly, because I love cooking and my family likes my food, this does not happen often enough. We are also a very big family and it can become… Continue reading


Kate of Paved with Good Intentions has picked the five ingredients for the Platinum Chef Challenge an after a few days of pondering over ideas, I came up with this meal.The ingredients we… Continue reading

The petite pig’s 2008 food porn contest

For those of you who does not know, I have entered this photo in The petite pig’s food porn contest and you can vote for me and 4 others should you want to.… Continue reading

Coconut and Lime Encrusted fish with Prawns

I was so excited when I read the ingredients for April’s Royal Foodie Joust, hosted by The Leftover queen, Jenny that I decided to take part, poor self esteem or not. The ingredients… Continue reading

Fish cakes and (rustic) mushy peas….

I had to rearrange my pantry cupboard and realized that we could start a small feeding scheme with all the food I have there. I saw the tin of tuna and fish cakes… Continue reading

Grilled line fish with butter bean mash

I am sure there are many people who wake up every morning thinking how they will “Save the Rain Forest” of cure “AIDS in Africa”, but me… I wake up every morning thinking….”What… Continue reading

Salmon Starter!

I made these Salmon Starters last night after a very busy day, playing “Mom’s taxi”. Yes, yes, I DO cook when I am tired and frustrated and sick and premenstrual and……… well, I… Continue reading

Powerpacked seaweed.

Researchers have started to investigate seaweed’s nutritional qualities and have discovered that it is a rich source of antioxidants, such as beta-carotene, and the vitamins B1 (thiamine, which keeps nerves and muscle tissue… Continue reading


Salmon is most probably my favourite fish – and it is good for you with all the Omega 3 oils and such. So when hubby says he’s hungry, I go crazy. Today I… Continue reading