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Tag Archives: fish

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

Sustainable Fish Curry

Since watching Australian Sustainable Seafood campaigner Matthew Evans present his SBS documentary “What’s The Catch” late in 2014 I’ve been especially vigilant about the source, the sustainability and the species … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 23 Comments

Cullen Skink

After the resounding success of my replica British seafood pie, I felt emboldened to try my hand at Cullen Skink, a delicious hearty chowder of potatoes and smoked haddock. This … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · 34 Comments

Hanoi Turmeric Fish with Dill

Some of my favourite recipes have evolved from newspaper clippings. Melbourne’s newspapers’ weekend magazines publish recipes contributed by some of Australia’s best chefs, and while they are a constant source … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 22 Comments

Barramundi Baked in Paper Parcels

This blog is based on passing recipes from one generation to the next. You’d expect that it would be me, the Nana, teaching the young grand daughters kitchen basics, but … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 7 Comments

Salsa Verde – a piquant green sauce

Bunches of fresh herbs at the farmers market always tempt me to buy. Like beautiful posies of fresh flowers I am tempted to put them in jars on the kitchen … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 11 Comments


Kedgeree satisfies both my love of curry, and rice.  Some sources say this dish was created in India during the time of the British Raj, combining the idea of eggs … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 4 Comments


  1 teaspoon fennel seed 1 teaspoon brown mustard seeds 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried red chilli 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · 6 Comments