Category Archives: Seafood recipes

Three Good Things: squid, roast potatoes, chilli

I am a little sceptical, often with good reason, about cookbooks thatĀ sell themselves on a gimmick (e.g. a certain number of minutes; a limited number of ingredients).Ā And I therefore had a bit of an aversion to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Three Good … Continue reading

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Mussels with sherry, bacon and crabmeat

Mussels are probably my favourite seafood. Cheap, easy to get hold of and not in the least bit faffy to cook, they fulfil my desire for the pleasure of the taste without any of the pain. I have watched crabs … Continue reading

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Mussels with cider and cream

Fast food has such a bad rap but there are some fast foods that are a lot more worthwhile than others. Some are not really food at all (anything in a cardboard box that has been warmed up in a … Continue reading

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Bill Granger’s citrus risotto with prawns

More lemons today, and a wonderful way to lighten and brighten risotto. Love it as I do, I sometimes find the butter-cheese overload a bit much. Not often, I grant you, but enough to be interested by Asian-inspired versions like … Continue reading

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River Cafe Easy Roast Squid recipe

The River Cafe is a truly wonderful, beautiful and expensive restaurant in west London and, about fifteen years ago, they started publishing cookery books. I have owned two of these equally beautiful books for a long time and I have … Continue reading

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