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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Lest we Forget: Remembrance Sunday and The Wartime Kitchen Recipes

Spiced Mixed Fruit Roll in a Baked Bean Tin

Lest we Forget: Remembrance Sunday and The Wartime Kitchen Recipes Today is a reflective day for me, a day to remember all those who have died in both World Wars as well as other and continuing conflicts, both home and abroad. It IS a sad and sombre day, but it is a day to recognise just how… 

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Healthy Fish and Chips for Fish on Friday: Baked Hake & Oven Chips Recipe

Baked Hake & Oven Chips

Healthy Fish and Chips for Fish on Friday: Baked Hake & Oven Chips Recipe It’s Friday and that means Fish On Friday for us! I know I have not posted many fish on Friday posts over the summer, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been eating fish, on the contrary, we have enjoyed all sorts… 

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Recipe: Low-Calorie Moroccan Cod Parcels for the 5:2 Diet and a Healthy Happy Heart

Recipe: Low-Calorie Moroccan Cod Parcels for the 5:2 Diet and a Healthy Happy Heart

Recipe: Low-Calorie Moroccan Cod Parcels for the 5:2 Diet and a Healthy Happy Heart As Lavender and Lovage regular readers will know, I love fish! I eat it at least twice a week – it’s easy to cook, tasty and extremely healthy, as well as being low in calories. I have been working with Fish… 

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Fish and Chips with Chablis for an Exciting Food and Wine Pairing!

Fish and Chips with Chablis for an Exciting Food and Wine Pairing!

Fish and Chips with Chablis for an Exciting Food and Wine Pairing!  I love a challenge and when I was asked recently if I would like to enter a competition to pair Chablis, one of my favourite French wines, with “Take Away” food, I was intrigued and fascinated to have a go. It’s probably true to… 

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Healthy Happy Hearts: Low-Calorie Spicy Mexican Fish Wraps Recipe

Healthy Happy Hearts: Low-Calorie Spicy Mexican Fish Wraps Recipe

Healthy Happy Hearts: Low-Calorie Spicy Mexican Fish Wraps Recipe I think that one of the reasons I love fish (and seafood) and eat it regularly, is because my mum used to cook it at least twice a week when I was growing up. She used to make fish cakes, fish pie, pan-fried fish fillets, oven… 

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#FishFight Haddock: Easy Cheesy Family Fish Pie Recipe for the 5:2 Diet (300 calories)

Easy Cheesy Family Fish Pie

#FishFight Haddock: Easy Cheesy Family Fish Pie Recipe for the 5:2 Diet (300 calories) My Fish on Friday post is now a Seafood on Saturday post, as I ran out of time to write this yesterday! But, fish is NOT just for Friday, and today’s recipe would make a fabulous family supper dish for the… 

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5:2 Diet Fast Day Recipe: Spicy Fish Creole with Coconut Lime Rice for Fish on Friday

5:2 Diet Fast Day Recipe: Spicy Fish Creole with Coconut Lime Rice for Fish on Friday

5:2 Diet Fast Day Recipe: Spicy Fish Creole with Coconut Lime Rice for Fish on Friday I love spicy food, such as curries, chilli-based dishes and tagines, and they often grace our family meal-time table; I also love fish, and with all the recent revelations about horse meat being found in ready meals and prepared meat products… 

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Recipe: Low-Calorie Fish on Friday – Mediterranean Wild Haddock Gratin (270 calories)

Recipe: Low-Calorie Fish on Friday - Mediterranean Wild Haddock Gratin (270 calories)

Recipe: Low-Calorie Fish on Friday  Mediterranean Wild Haddock Gratin (270 calories) I know I promised you chicken stew and dumplings, in yesterday’s post - Love Food, Hate Waste for Thrifty Thursday: Home-Made Chicken Stock Recipe – but, I had forgotten that is was FRIDAY today! And, as I am a Fish Fanatic and always love to share my… 

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Recipe: Wild Haddock with Smoked Sea Salt Crust and Cherry Tomato Scramble

Recipe: Wild Haddock with Smoked Sea Salt Crust and Cherry Tomato Scramble

Recipe: Wild Haddock with Smoked Sea Salt Crust and Cherry Tomato Scramble I am always constantly amazed at how many people are scared to cook fish, for me it is the easiest ingredient to cook, and as I have said many times before, it is the original “fast food”. At my cookery school in France where… 

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