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Category Archives: Seafood Dishes

Spiced prawns and peppers

There’s a school of though that argues you should plan before you shop for food, that it’s best to have decided what you intend to cook and then only buy … Continue reading

April 11, 2019 · 14 Comments

Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes

I have a love-hate relationship with summer. I’m no great fan of heat and humidity and all the associated discomforts so in the midst of our currently very hot summer … Continue reading

February 14, 2019 · 10 Comments

Versatile Quick Curry Sauce for chicken, fish or vegetables

Inspiration for menu testing and development comes to me from various sources. Beside my well stocked library of cookbooks I have a plastic sleeve of magazine clippings and an overstuffed … Continue reading

August 9, 2018 · 26 Comments

Steamed Barramundi with ginger and spring onion sauce

Winter ills have laid me low for the passed couple of weeks. I’ve had the sniffles and a hacking cough that has the unhappy knack of reasserting itself just when … Continue reading

August 10, 2017 · 26 Comments

Quick Salmon Curry

Even the most dedicated cook has a need for fast food. I’m not talking about oily salt laden gut fillers from the local take-away but delicious nutritious recipes that can … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · 34 Comments

Salmon Croquettes

In my household of only two people there are often leftovers. I’m not very adept at controlling the quantities for just two portions, four seems my natural position, but then … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · 27 Comments

Baked Stuffed Calamari

I’ve been following “From The Bartolini Kitchen” blog for more than four years. John’s blog and now book of the same name is a record of recipes that pay homage … Continue reading

October 5, 2016 · 53 Comments

Laksa Lemak – coconut curry soup

I’ve harboured deep Laksa love for more than twenty years. A small and unassuming Malaysian cafe in suburban Melbourne is responsible. Laksa Lemak from the Penang Coffee House was our … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · 32 Comments

Zucchini, Hot Smoked Salmon and Dill Cream Sauce

I’ve culled my 40 year old cookbook collection a few times in the last couple of years. Packing stuff into boxes has that affect on me. The classics I’ve kept, … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · 25 Comments

Prawn and Ruby Grapefruit Salad

I‘ve never been a huge fan of pre cooked prawns especially not when the alternate choice is a warm, just cooked green prawn. Since relocating north, I’ve begun looking at … Continue reading

January 26, 2016 · 21 Comments

Hot Smoked Salmon Salad with Lemon Salad Cream

   Salmon means luxury to me, a hangover from before Tasmania’s farmed Atlantic salmon industry, when all the salmon you could buy in Australia was canned, smoked or air freighted … Continue reading

December 10, 2015 · 19 Comments

The Cookbook Guru – Katie Ate Sizzling Prawns

After the frustration I experienced with the recipe for carrot cake with cointreau soaked sultanas, I thought it only fair to trial a different style of recipe from “What Katie … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · 18 Comments

Steamed Baby Snapper with Ginger and Garlic Chives

Steaming a whole fish is a challenge. The fish is easy to buy and so are the seasonings, the hard part is finding a steamer large enough to fit the … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · 29 Comments

Sesame Baked Fish

 I can still remember the very first time I made this dish. I was a stay-at-home Mum with a 3 month old baby daughter named Leah and I was hosting … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · 20 Comments