Scallops with Salmon Caviar and Watercress

Scallops with Salmon Caviar and Watercress

Eating by the season is a great way to enjoy produce when it is at it’s very best. Since I moved to the seaside I have gotten to know more about seafood seasonality. I was at the fishmongers the other day and realized I had not seen any scallops this year. The fishmonger confirmed that … Continue reading


Octopus with salmon caviar

Octopus and salmon caviar

I went to London the other day to see a friend. I made sure I got there a few hours early to do some food shopping. I love the availability of all kinds of food, some virtually impossible to buy where I live. Before I go I always think of what I need to stock … Continue reading


Scallops on blini with roe and citrus vinegar

The weather has been quite violent lately. Not only is it cold, storms have been sweeping by, letting out a violent song and dancing around the house at night and tugging and pulling at trees and anything loose. The winds were so strong they even slowed down the trains but luckily they didn’t hang around for … Continue reading


Poached salmon with yuzu sauce and kale

As I was shopping the other day I saw some yuzu sauce. I have never used it before so I had to buy it. I am sure it is not too difficult to make yourself but I wanted to try it first. It is tangy with a clear citrus flavour. I decided to get some … Continue reading


Tuna tartar, tuna and chilli ceviche and a crab salad

This weeks occasion must be the opening of Whole Foods near where I work. I went last weekend and got as far as the doors, saw all the people and backed away. I went back today on my way home from work instead and there were less people so I decided to get some dinner. … Continue reading


Clams in chorizo broth, green tea poached salmon and prawns in garlic infused olive oil

With Friday arriving after what felt like a long week I felt like something light but still substantial. I wanted seafood! I had quite a lot on but worked faster to make it to Sandy’s, the Fishmonger before they closed, luckily they are open until 7 pm on Friday nights. As I arrived they were … Continue reading