Cornish Pilchard Puttanesca

I came across this recipe in Heather Corbett’s Fish Recipes from the South-West, reminded again of the long-running connection between Cornwall and Italy established via that tasty little fish so vital to Cornish history and identity, the pilchard—aka the European sardine or Sardina pilchardus. While puttanesca is…

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Grilled Eggplant & Swordfish Towers

Slice the eggplant into rounds and place them in a shallow baking dish or on a large platter. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and dried rosemary and thyme (or herbes de Provence) and let rest for about 15 minutes while you prep the…

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Caponata with Eggplant & Prawns

Ingredients for 4 to 6 people 3 eggplants 20-24 prawns / circa 450-500 grams of meat once shelled 1 large red bell pepper 2 large tomatoes 1 red onion 2 or 3 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley olive oil & salt Instructions Peel…

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Fish Tacos

You don’t really need a recipe to make fish tacos, which is part of their charm. Fry, steam or sauté your favorite (usually white) fish, warm the tortillas and assemble the tacos with fixings of your choice. I’ve made fish tacos with a range of…

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