Switch the Fish! A Fishy Friday Frolic with Coley, Mussels and Sea Bass Recipes

Switch the Fish! A Fishy Friday Frolic with Coley, Mussels and Sea Bass Recipes

Switch the Fish! A Fishy Friday Frolic with Coley, Mussels and Sea Bass Recipes Today is Sainsbury’s “Switch the Fish” day, and anyone who buys one of the “big fishy five”  today, that’s cod, tuna, salmon, prawns and haddock today in Sainsbury’s, will be offered free alternative species at their fish counters, as well as some help  about how… 

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Spanish Seafood & Chorizo Skewers and Spicy Pepper Stir-Fry Recipes with La Plancha

Spanish Seafood & Chorizo Skewers and Spicy Pepper Stir-Fry Recipes with La Plancha Just a little while ago, at the end of summer and beginning of autumn, my daughter came to see us in France for a little holiday, and we managed to grab the late summer sunshine whilst we still had it! One of the… 

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Vietnam visits a French Country Kitchen! Crispy Coconut Crepes with Prawns

Vietnam visits a French Country Kitchen! Crispy Coconut Crepes with Prawns

Vietnam visits a French Country Kitchen! Crispy Coconut Crepes with Prawns A few weeks ago I was sent another LOVELY box of exotic and exciting ingredients from the lovely people at Kitchen Nomad – you can read about my last box from Greece here, A Nomad in my Kitchen! My Big Fat Greek Tomato, Olive and… 

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Provence Calling! Mussels with Tomatoes and Garlic for the 5:2 Diet (269 Calories) Guest Post

Provence Calling! Mussels with Tomatoes and Garlic for the 5:2 Diet (269 Calories) Guest Post

Provence Calling! Mussels with Tomatoes and Garlic for the 5:2 Diet (269 Calories) Guest Post Welcome to the Provence! Not as such, but by way of my good friend Angela who writes for Provence Calling. I met Angela for the first time at Food Blogger Connect last year, but, I had been following her blog… 

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Easter Gourmet 5:2 Diet Recipe: Scallop and Prawn Platter with Chilli Herb Vinaigrette

Gourmet 5:2 Diet Recipe - Scallop and Prawn Platter with Chilli Herb Vinaigrette

Easter Gourmet 5:2 Diet Recipe: Scallop and Prawn Platter with Chilli Herb Vinaigrette Tomorrow is Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, it commemorates Jesus Christ’s last supper and the initiation of the Eucharist, which is observed in many Christian churches. It’s also the day that the Queen presents special ‘Maundy money’ to local pensioners, last year… 

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Colombard Wine, French Bread and Mussel, Onion and Parsley Chowder Recipe

Mussel Chowder 13

Colombard Wine, French Bread and Mussel, Onion and Parsley Chowder Recipe In another life, not that long ago actually, I remember one evening when we (my husband and I) took some American guests who were staying at our  B and B in France to a local vineyard for a nocturnal “dégustation”. The vineyard in question was Domaine… 

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The Fast Diet, Meal Planning Monday and Tiger Prawn Curry with Basmati Rice (5:2 Diet) Recipe

Tiger Prawn Curry with Basmati Rice (5:2 Diet)

The Fast Diet, Meal Planning Monday and Tiger Prawn Curry with Basmati Rice (5:2 Diet) Recipe I am back on my Monday Meal Plans……things all went awry in December and over the Festive period, but I have decided to more disciplined, as much as I can be disciplined, and attempt to plan ahead. My weekly meal plans… 

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Recipes: Fabulous Festive Fish! Little Smoked Salmon Cucumber Cups With Peppered Crème Fraiche

Recipes: Fabulous Festive Fish! Little Smoked Salmon Cucumber Cups With Peppered Crème Fraiche

Recipes: Fabulous Festive Fish! Little Smoked Salmon Cucumber Cups With Peppered Crème Fraiche For my last Fish on Friday post before Christmas, I bring you a simple and very elegant appetiser, Little Smoked Salmon Cucumber Cups With Peppered Crème Fraiche, as well as a list of some of my fish recipes over the last year…….most of… 

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The Lavender and Lovage Patchwork Quilt of Recipes and Photos

The Lavender and Lovage Sunday Patchwork of Recipes and Photos

The Lavender and Lovage Patchwork Quilt of Recipes and Photos It’s Sunday, and here I am with The Lavender and Lovage Sunday Patchwork of Recipes and Photos………it’s autumn too, a definite nip in the air, and when I awoke this morning, there were mists rolling over the fields nearby, as well as wood smoke suspended in… 

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Fish on Friday, Fresh Figs and a Recipe for Potted Crab – Crab Rillettes

Fish on Friday, A Sunny Day and a Recipe for Potted Crab - Crab Rillettes

Fish on Friday, Fresh Figs and a Recipe for Potted Crab – Crab Rillettes It’s been an exciting day, we have guests, three  lovely girls arrived yesterday for a week’s holiday and they have settled in already, and even laid three eggs today……….yes, it’s not my daughter and her two friends (although they are lovely… 

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