Japanese Flaked Mackerel with Vegetables

This Japanese Flaked Mackerel with Vegetables a variation of this dish which has become one of our staples since mackerel turns up often on the supermarket last day shelf and freezes so well. This dish thrives on the basis that “soy/mirin/sake makes everything better”. We originally got our recipe from [easyazon_link identifier=”1840917431″ locale=”UK” tag=”thenomr03-21″]Everyday Harumi:… Continue reading Japanese Flaked Mackerel with Vegetables

Sea bass, seafood and fennel from Relish Wales cookbook

This was my first effort from the Welsh restaurant cookbook and it was a pretty easy one: Sea bass (or red mullet or similar fillet with the skin on), pan fried until the skin is crispy. Fennel finely sliced, softened in butter then braised in the oven in fish stock. An assortment of seafood cooked… Continue reading Sea bass, seafood and fennel from Relish Wales cookbook

Relish Wales – Second Helping, Cookbook

My second major win of the bank holiday weekend was this book spotted for half price in the Beaufort Arms (nice lunch!) in Raglan. It’s a survey of the finest restaurants in Wales and their recipes, featuring much local meat, veg, fish and seafood. The recipes are possibly a little too complicated for home, and… Continue reading Relish Wales – Second Helping, Cookbook

Modern Preserver – Kylee Newton

Today was a good book day. My first acquisition was by Kylee Newton on preserving. Back when I lived in London, I used to make the regular trek to the badlands of Hackney and Broadway Market to acquire one of her amazing Newton and Pott chutneys or jams, always classics with a twist. Very happy… Continue reading Modern Preserver – Kylee Newton