Crab cakes with tartar style sauce

crab cake with spinach and tartar sauce

It feels like winter has arrived again. After some warm weather temperatures dropped, there were casualties at the allotment and I actually got my winter jacket out. I was thinking of warming stews and soups when I saw crabs at the fishmonger. They are the first of the year that I have seen and I had … Continue reading

Seafood tower with tomato and rhubarb salsa

The allotment is finally producing and it is looking great. We only got it in December last year but M has been busy. One of the few edible things on it when we got it is rhubarb. It is so plentiful and this plant is quite sweet with a lovely tang of sour, just enough … Continue reading

Crab stick cakes

The other day I was talking to the fishmonger. As we spoke I couldn’t stop looking at some crab sticks that he had. I actually like crab stick but I wasn’t sure if M would agree. I thought if I bought some and made something interesting with them he might not object. I haven’t eaten … Continue reading

Crab season is here, polenta crusted cod and crab cakes

The other week I saw the first crab of the year for sale. I thought I would come back and buy it later but the fishmonger had of course sold out by then. I couldn’t believe it and I haven’t been able to get any until today, joy! I could not believe my luck and … Continue reading