Smoked mussel and cockle chowder

leek, cockels, smoked mussels and garlic

The sun was shining and the tide was way out so we all went to the beach to go cockle hunting. I love when the water is way out and the beach is exposed. It gets more than twice as wide and it is great to walk on the sand.     There are two … Continue reading

Tangy cavolo nero with seafood

One of the vegetables that are growing the most this year is the cavolo nero, a kind of kale. It has been growing all summer and it is so delicious! I wanted to cook something that put the cavolo nero in the centre rather than just having it as a side dish. Like all cabbage … Continue reading

Light seafood chowder

I got up early one morning and couldn’t go back to sleep. In the end I got up and went for a walk on the beach thinking that I should eat more seafood. I was thinking along the lines of clam chowder. This is one of my favourite seafood soups but I actually don’t want … Continue reading