• lemon prawn and pea risotto
6 Mar, 2016

Lemon prawn & pea risotto

By |March 6th, 2016|Dairy-free, Fish course, Gluten-free, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Having spent many weeks at an Italian cookery school in London and taught passionately about how Italians cook their risottos, I was somewhat surprised in my pressure cooker recipe book, a way to cook risotto.  I'm sure Italians would have something to say, but of course I had a go and very pleasantly surprised with [...]

  • smoky prawn and tomato casserole
19 Feb, 2016

Smoky prawn and tomato casserole

By |February 19th, 2016|Dairy-free, Fish course, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Low GI, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

For such a simple and healthy dish, this meal really does pack a punch.  It is tangy, rich and smoky and with the prawns, it is rich in protein, but low in carbs and calories.  Perfect evening meal, accompanied with a large glass of sauv blanc and some crusty bread (I cannot be held accountable [...]

  • asian style tuna burger with chilli jam
15 Feb, 2016

Asian style tuna burgers

By |February 15th, 2016|Dairy-free, Fish course, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Low GI, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Tuna is a versatile and meaty fish.  rich in omega 3 fatty acids (good fat)  and high protein (60g per 100g) and about 10% of daily required potassium.  It is full of flavour with these typical Asian ingredients.  I substitute a portobello mushroom for a burger bun and serve with a large helping of veggies, [...]

  • fish fingers
15 Apr, 2015

Fish fingers

By |April 15th, 2015|Blog, Dairy-free, Fish course, Low calorie, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Fish fingers - Use up that left over piece of white fish - usually at the bottom of the freezer. This simple recipe will elevate the humble fish fingers in under 25 minutes to plate. The kids will love them and they are healthy; salt free and fat free. - white fish (cod, haddock, coley, [...]

  • poached salmon in creme fraiche
5 Feb, 2015

Salmon in crème fraîche with greens

By |February 5th, 2015|Fish course, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Main Courses, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Salmon in crème fraîche with greens - This salmon dish is nothing short of flavoursome and the fish is moist, as it is poached in stock and creme fraiche. Peas, leeks and spring onions are your greens. High in omega-3 and low fat. - sunflower or vegetable oil, leek (thinly sliced), chicken or fish stock, [...]

  • asian style salmon
25 Jan, 2015

Asian style salmon

By |January 25th, 2015|Fish course, Low calorie, Main Courses, Recipes|1 Comment

Asian style salmon - This dish is simple to prepare and cook in under 15 minutes. Takes on some lovely Asian flavours from the marinade and can be served with stir fry vegetables and noodles. Rice noodles if you're looking for a low calorie dish. - salmon fillets (about 150g each skinless), dijon mustard, soy [...]

  • fishcakes and hollandaise
5 Jan, 2015

Fishcakes

By |January 5th, 2015|Canapés, Fish course, Gluten-free, Lunch, Main Courses, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Fishcakes - Fishcakes are a great way to use up leftover mashed potato. Serve with hollandaise or tartare sauce and salad. - mixed fish (cod, coley or hake, haddock, salmon, smoked haddock), mashed potato, fresh parsley (chopped), egg (beaten), salt and pepper (freshly ground), vegetable oil (for frying), Heat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas 5.; Put [...]

  • seabass with curried lentils
30 Dec, 2014

Roasted seabass with curried lentils

By |December 30th, 2014|Fish course, Main Courses, Recipes, Starters|0 Comments

Roasted seabass with curried lentils - - Sea bass: sea bass fillets (skin on, but trimmed), olive oil, salt and pepper (freshly ground), lentils: olive oil, onion (medium, finely diced), medium curry powder, saffron, puy lentils, fish stock (to cover), plum tomatoes (ripe - skinned and deseeded), mussels (cooked), clams (cooked), flat leaf parsley, double [...]

  • gilt head sea bream
1 Dec, 2014

Panfried seabream with salsa verde

By |December 1st, 2014|Fish course, Recipes|0 Comments

Panfried seabream with salsa verde - Simple, quick and tasty fish course - serve with cannellini bean mash, with drizzled salsa verde and olive oil. Known in Italian as filetto di orata ccon salsa verde. - seabream fillets (must be very fresh), salt and pepper, plain flour, olive oil (extra for drizzling), Prepare the salsa [...]

  • gilt head sea bream
23 Nov, 2014

Seabream with fennel and brandy

By |November 23rd, 2014|Fish course, Recipes|0 Comments

Seabream with fennel and brandy - This is a dish with real punch. Brandy and chili, as well as the spice of the seeds. In Italian known as Orata con semi di finocchio e brandy. - seabream fillets (cut in half), flour (for dredging), sunflower oil, extra virgin olive oil, fennel seeds (crushed), anchovy fillets, [...]