Fish & Shellfish Recipes

Pan-fried Plaice with Brown Shrimp and Lemon Butter Sauce

Some wonderful, large, really fresh whole plaice landed on my chopping board this week. They are superb, especially as the larger the plaice, the easier they are to cook without …

Haddock Fishcakes with Parsley Sauce

These fishcakes are not what you would expect traditional fishcakes to be like. Firstly, they are large fishcakes (one served per portion) that are easy to prepare and make a …

Quick Smoked Sea Trout with Leeks Vinaigrette, Crispy Air-dried Ham and Horseradish Cream

These are a few of my favourite ingredients interweaved into this one recipe. I can hear you cry: “yet another complicated recipe!”, so I apologise loudly and proudly my friends …

Pan-fried Hake with Fennel Confit and Dry Sherry Sauce

Delicious pan-fried hake with crispy golden brown skin and well seasoned with sea salt. Mmmm, that sounds good to me! When we go to restaurants (which I must say does …

Pan-Fried Gurnard with Spicy Sausage and Lentils

Who would have thought that we would still be enduring snow in March? With this cold and very confusing weather my thoughts turn to hearty dishes with bags of flavour. …

Poached Salmon Rillettes with Smoked Eel and Cox’s Apple Salad

The compilation of this dish is one I like very much. I quickly get bored of dishes when the textures are mostly similar or ‘monotone’ – this is how I …

Crab Beignets with Fiery Apple Chutney

The days are getting shorter and the nights longer now, with most days being cooler and some having a decidedly chilly nip to them. The central heating is on and …

Baked Plaice with Pernod and Tomatoes

This creates a little ray of sunshine on a plate. Whole baked plaice with Pernod makes a delicious lunch dish, ideal served on the patio (if the weather is warm …

Salad of Lobster, Fennel and Beetroot with Savoury Blackcurrants

Lavish, summer and sun. Those are the three words that came to my mind when I created this dish. We have not had much of a glorious summer to speak …

Crab Salad with Semi-dried Tomatoes and Sugar-cured Lemon

Don’t you just love a good traditional British summer?! We have so far had a pretty rubbish start to the summer; the central heating still comes on during some of …

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