Tag: Fish

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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

Going Irish in this week’s Sunday Times

‘Look out for an Irish food in tomorrow’s Sunday Times with multi-award winner Conor Bofin’s preparation for St Patrick’s.  During our tv show this week, I prepared one of Conor’s recipes and served oat crusted fish fillets on fresh broad beans instead of the peas in his recipe. I baked instead of frying them, just 20 minutes in a very very hot oven. What a treat … Read More Going Irish in this week’s Sunday Times

Catch of the week: Roasted Skate

‘Another great advantage of living on a small island is fresh fish and skate (‘Hamiema’) is very underrated.   It needs very little cooking time and for those that do not like the idea of picking bones this is ideal.  Succulent, soft and moist flesh literally slides off the cartilage; a delicate flavor and to retain its natural moistness, it is best cooked at a … Read More Catch of the week: Roasted Skate

Fish on Fridays 

        

Simply grilled rosy red mullet with orange zest

I was advised to clean the fish, cook it whole and serve it on the bone. It was so fresh cooked the day after the catch when we featured it on TV. You will need: 4 red mullet, allowing one per person. Mine weighed around 250g each 1 spoon dried bread crumbs 1 spoon capers 1 spoon olives 1 orange, juice and zest 1 … Read More Simply grilled rosy red mullet with orange zest

October’s Bizzilla

Legendary seas and a Mediterranean fish supper

The Mediterranean is made up of a variety of cultures integrated into one region which is defined by the Sea of so many legends and tales. And a diverse cuisine that is sought after all around the world has been created from this integration based on the freshness of the produce in the region. See how the sun shines here nearly every day of … Read More Legendary seas and a Mediterranean fish supper

Salmon, Fior di Latte and Walnut Tart

Supper tonight is a simple tart with fresh poached salmon, Fior di Latte 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 … Read More Salmon, Fior di Latte and Walnut Tart