Pan Fried Mackerel Fillets with Parsley, Mint and Anchovy Sauce

A lot of people have the wrong idea about Mackerel. Even me. I had only ever eaten it pickled or smoked and it wasn’t my favourite, to put it mildly. I really don’t like pickled or smoked fish. Even smoked salmon, but that is another story.  Anyway, I have recently discovered that served fresh, mackerel Read More…

Scallop and Shrimp Pasta

This is it – my favourite go to recipe for those occasions when you don’t have a lot of time to devote to cooking – an impromptu date night, a weeknight dinner party or when folks drop in and you find yourself inviting them to stay for dinner. It takes hardly any time to cook, Read More…

Easy Salmon and Broccoli Stir Fry

This Easy Salmon and Broccoli Fry is mild, delicious and perfect for a family meal. I often make stir fries for dinner – bottom of the fridge stir fries using up leftover ingredients are a favourite in our house – but this is the first stir fry I have made using fish. I was always Read More…

Easiest Ever Shrimp Primavera

My son is on a trip to Italy with college this week, so yesterday my husband and I had a dinner à deux. I wanted to make something special, but I didn’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. As I had some raw shrimp in the freezer, I defrosted them earlier Read More…

Shrimp and Vegetable Risotto

If you asked my family what their favourite comfort foods were, risotto would probably come in the top ten – and my Shrimp and Vegetable Risotto with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto would definitely rank high on the list of their favourite risottos! Risotto truly is the ultimate comfort food, both for eater and cook, as Read More…