fish – cod

Skrei cod with a miso glaze – and how to buy sustainable cod

Thumbnail image for Skrei cod with a miso glaze – and how to buy sustainable cod May 15, 2013

“So you’re a food blogger then?  Ok, so what’s your signature dish?”  It’s a question I dread, and one that I do not have an answer to.  It is part of the (totally erroneous) assumption that food bloggers cook only lark’s tongues lightly sautéed in truffle butter and garnished with pure gold leaf. People read […]

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Pan-fried fish fillets with capers on pesto mash

Thumbnail image for Pan-fried fish fillets with capers on pesto mash August 19, 2010

  Capers.  Slippery little suckers, aren’t they? I mean, for a start, what are they?  Seeds?  Berries?  What??  I grew up believing I knew exactly what they were.  My father told me that they were the pickled seeds of the nasturtium plant and seeing as the Afrikaans word for nasturtium is kappertjie, there seemed to be an […]

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Spinach & feta fish fillets for building beautiful bones

May 24, 2008

I have told you about the first meal that Nick cooked me – stuffed gem squash. But I don’t believe I have told you about the first meal I cooked him. It was 10 years ago and I was still living at home with my parents, so I was in a quandary. If I invited […]

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