Category Archives: Fish & Seafood

Lurpak Food Adventures: Potted King Prawns with Pink Peppercorns and Tarragon

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Here is my second endeavour for the new Lurpak Cook’s Range Food Adventures challenge: a meatier version of potted shrimps: chunky King Prawns potted in fragrant spicy Lurpak Clarified Butter. … Continue reading

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Indian-Spiced King Scallops in Lurpak Clarified Butter #FoodAdventures

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I’ve been a fan of Lurpak butter (slightly salted, for me) since long before the adverts featuring Douglas, the little trombone player, made us smile with his attempts to steal … Continue reading

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Prawn Tempura with Dodo Chilli Dipping Sauce

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Here in the Recipe Shed we (aka ‘I’) love to give a helping hand to small food producers whenever I can – but only if what they’re producing is top … Continue reading

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Indian Restaurant-Style King Prawn Bhuna

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This amazing tasty King Prawn Bhuna is inspired by The Curry Guy, using his magnificently authentic British Indian-style curry sauce as a base. What you get is a sweet and … Continue reading

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Crispy Soft Shell Crab with Garlic and Chillies

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I first had soft shell crab at the Asian-fusion restaurant Roka in London’s Charlotte Street. It was sensational. Crisp and savoury on the outside, moist and almost fruity on the … Continue reading

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Thai Prawn and Mango Curry

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After making this Thai Prawn and Mango Curry for our friends Mark and Amy on Saturday night, I received a text from the man of the house. “Every time I … Continue reading

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King Prawn and Crunchy Vegetable Tempura

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This King Prawn and Vegetable Tempura dish makes a great starter, with dips, or is fantastic for kids’ teatime. Crunchy, colourful, finger food – you can’t go wrong with young … Continue reading

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Cooking For Kids: Lemon Sole Goujons aka Posh Fish Fingers

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Who trusts what comes out of the freezer cabinets nowadays? Even fish fingers might have a whiff of hay about them for all we know. There’s only one way to … Continue reading

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Tiger Prawns and Scallops with Tom Yum Tagliatelle

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I didn’t get my wife a card for Valentine’s Day. There’s something very unromantic about giving your loved one something cynically manufactured and containing a poem written by a 20-year-old … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Lobster Tail Thermidor

Lobster Thermidor is an all-time restaurant classic. This is a much quicker and simpler version but it’s still a luxury Saturday special and no mistake. Each lobster tail costs around … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: King Prawn Thai Red Curry with Butternut Squash and Sugar Snap Peas

One of my closest friends, Mike, is leaving the country soon. His girls have grown up and left home. He and their mother split up a long time ago. So … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Thai Green Prawn Curry

If you’ve got a food processor, this dish is astonishingly quick and easy to make. Just bung in your ingredients, press the button and away you go. The flavours are … Continue reading

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Leeks with scallops, white pudding and bacon butter – my entry for LoveTheGarden’s leek recipe contest

My brother-in-law is a leek farmer, so whenever he visits he brings us a massive bag of Wales’s finest and I set to work. This recipe combines leeks with some … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Flavours of the Sea: Scallops and White Pudding with Leeks, New Potatoes and Bacon Butter

Let’s start with a confession: I am allergic to fish. It makes my lips blister and throat swell. It’s so bad that I can’t even kiss my missus or I … Continue reading

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