Category: Fish and Seafood

Quick Fresh Salmon Patties [gluten free]

These fresh salmon patties are also perfect for the summer.  They can be packed up and taken to the beach.   I found that with a very few exceptions, everyone likes them, including young kids.   You can also shape them into small mini bites or for variety, place the mixture in a quiche dish, bake and cut up into slices, just like the crustless vegetable … Read More Quick Fresh Salmon Patties [gluten free]

Pasta with Smoked Salmon, kale and mushrooms

Everyone loves quick recipes and once you get into a routine it is easy to start preparing fresh meals daily.    So many people need to prepare meals for one and this is certainl ideal.  You will need: 110g pasta of  your choice 1 tablespoon plain or greek yoghurt 150g smoked salmon 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 small onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely … Read More Pasta with Smoked Salmon, kale and mushrooms

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When vol au vents take centre stage

Vol au vents are easy to make and even easier when you use the ready made packs that are precooked. Valentine’s is a day for entertaining and this is a perfect option for a starter or a little nibble served with drinks.

Tuna and Sweetcorn Salad [gluten free, lactose free]

Salads provide substantial meals in the summer months without spending too much time in a hot kitchen.

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Gurbell al Cartoccio with roasted fennel potatoes, fish on Fridays

Gurbell [meagre in English] is one of the most delicious fish that is available locally. It has a firm and fleshy texture, with a mild taste that

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Roasted cherry tomatoes and skate, fish on Fridays

‘Eating fish during lent is associated with the Greek word for fish, ichthys, which is an acronym for Iesous Christos Theou Yios Soter, meaning Jesus Christ, Son of God, Saviour. There are many interpretations of why Catholic tradition favours eating fish on Fridays, but the version that appeals to me most is found in the 15th Century Book of Festivals which says that when … Read More Roasted cherry tomatoes and skate, fish on Fridays

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Home Made Cold Cured Salmon for Christmas Lunch

Cold Cured Salmon as seen on tv #Malta #goodfoodeveryday

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Mama’s Quick Salted Cod Sfinic [Bakkaljaw]

Salt Cod fritters are one of my favorite childhood memories. Mum is the best sfinic tal-bakkaljaw maker !  What a treat, I love it when someone else cooks for me. A light crispy crust and a soft and creamy inside…..and they call them Bolinhos de bacalhau, frittelle di baccalà and here on the island Sfinec tal-Bakkaljaw, and bacalao in Mexico where they are served … Read More Mama’s Quick Salted Cod Sfinic [Bakkaljaw]

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Salmon and Walnut Tart

Supper tonight is a simple tart with fresh poached salmon,  and Toasted Walnuts accompanied with a simple mixed leaf salad. I like the texture of the finished pastry of this recipe. Always willing to try something new, I added a whole egg rather than an egg yolk to the dough and I ended up with a very workable dough with literally no cracks and … Read More Salmon and Walnut Tart