Tag: fish


Sambal roasted salmon parcels Dine in

The perils of shopping online. Most of the time I don’t mind giving control to my “personal shopper” and I’m happy to get what I’m given instead of wrestling wonky shopping trolleys in the supermarket with a scowl on my face. Today though, bit annoyed. I purchased two pieces of salmon. Clearly my “personal shopper” had a bit of a dilemma in the deli. “Does Sally want mid section or tail? Not sure. I’ll hedge my bets and give her one of each.” Dinner tonight is going to be two flavoursome pieces of salmon, one over and one under cooked. Oh...

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Basic herb crust Dine in

This recipe for a herb crust is a starting point for you to experiment with flavours depending on what you have available and until it works for you. The herbs I used this time included parsley, sage, thyme, dill and basil because that’s what is currently growing really well in my herb garden.  Growing herbs is so rewarding and really worth the effort if you have a sunny spot and some time to make the trek to the nursery. I hate buying herbs from the supermarket and I try to avoid it when I can – it can get expensive and it’s such...

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Creamy tuna lasagne Dine in

I was a bit skeptical about this recipe until I made it and ate it – I can assure you that it is decadent, creamy and yum and even Stuart who isn’t generally a fan of canned tuna wolfed it down. I seem to always focus on the practicalities of food and there are a few pots involved in the making of this but the end product is worth the washing up. You can also make the lasagne in oven proof foil containers and freeze it uncooked for an easy mid week meal. Ingredients 1/2 brown onion 125g butter 400g mushrooms,...

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Cooking with Yotam Dine in

Yotam Ottolenghi is my favourite chef. I own two of his cookbooks, Jerusalem and Plenty (I’m eyeing off his new one Plenty More) and they are the ones I cook from most. This week I made the harissa fish with rosewater for dinner, and served it with couscous and steamed silverbeet. It was delicous! The photo I took of my fish however, was not so great. So the page from the cookbook with suffice while I perfect my food photography skills.