Stunning Roast Turbot, Lemon and Fennel with a Tarragon Sauce

What a terrific treat the king of the flatfish, the almighty turbot. This is like lobster a special treat as you pay for the whole fish but a lot of bone is discarded. That’s why I found simple dish Paulie could make so we could really enjoy the true flavour of the meat. Aniseed is…

Addictive Coconut, Jam and Biscuit Slices

In my office if there was a lunch meeting we used to get an outside caterer to provide it. There would be sandwiches and cakes and if there were some left over, the whole office got access. The coconut and jam slice got me off my chair, but our’s are a million times better than…

Rich Beef Stew with Horseradish Dumplings

As we are having such a cold March there is nothing more comforting than a stew. We prefer to use beef as it really adds a meaty, rich depth of flavour and is also lean, so you don’t have to worry about skimming off a layer of fat. I was particularly excited about this stew…

Spauly’s Spiced Potted Crab Recipe

So as you would know from our previous post of Paulie and I’s date day by the seaside we bought a crab. I usually find the recipes but Paulie was inspired by a recipe he found which had chilli and fennel seeds included, a combination we love. So we loosly based our version on this…

Best Ever Fish Pie With Rosti and Caper Topping

Paulie took out some smoked cod instead of plain cod which was bonus for me, only one thing for dinner, the best fish pie ever! It had been such a cold day with every type of weather possible, we had snow, sleet, rain, sunshine, it looked like all the seasons in one out of the…