Category Archives: Fish

Chunky celeriac, chickpea and cavolo nero stew

Zuppa di sedano rapa, ceci e cavolo nero Here we are then, another chunky stew for you.  Around my neck of the woods, in North East England, Spring generally refuses to spring into life until well into May, and so … Continue reading

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Linguine with red peppers, salmon and ‘balsamic’ almonds

Linguine con pepperoni, salmone e mandorle Well, it’s been a while. You see, on one day in March I somehow picked up a rather gratuitous guitar playing habit (read: obsession). So rather than posting new recipes recently, I’ve been terribly … Continue reading

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Pasta with sardines, almonds, olives and blood orange

Pasta con le sarde, mandorle, olive e arance rosse   Italy is a country rich in food traditions, boasting twenty very distinct regional cuisines. Yet no Italian region’s gastronomy is quite so rich, or quite so distinctive, as the island of Sicily. … Continue reading

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A broad bean puree with cavolo nero and crispy fish fingers

Purea di fave con cavolo nero e bastoncini di pesce  Fish fingers! They’re fabulous aren’t they? Yes, well for as long as I can remember I have been powerless to resist them, habitually eating several ‘handfuls’ most weeks. My lingering … Continue reading

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Pan-seared sea bass with pistachio-basil pesto, celeriac mash and roast carrots

Branzino con sedano rapa, carote al forno e salsa di pistacchi .  “Give a man fish-fingers and you’ll feed him for a day; teach a man to cook fish and you’ll feed him for a lifetime” -Maimonides Neither of my … Continue reading

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