Tag Archives: seafood

My yabby Saturday

I’d not have thought that this wonderful Saturday would turn into a wonderful yabby Saturday, but it did. My day began today, woken by my telephone. ABC 666 Canberra were calling for me to tell them about a yabby recipe. Tamara, … Continue reading

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Chargrilled mackeral with green olives, capers and parsley

I fell in love with these little mackeral at De Costi Seafood at the Sydney Fish Market on Monday. They were plump and firm and I’d been wanting to cook mackerel for a while. It was decided. I bought two … Continue reading

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I can’t go to Sydney without visiting the always wonderful Sydney Fish Market. I love it. It’s just such reliably good produce, at very reasonable prices. The selection is unbeatable, and simply doesn’t compare to what’s on offer in Canberra, … Continue reading

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Warm potato salad with smoked trout and podded broad beans

Oddly, this dish came together when I saw punnets of chives with a chive flower, on sale at Windellama Organics this morning. In the warmer weather, I always feel like eating more fish, so it was no surprise I thought … Continue reading

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Mirror Dory with crunchy polenta coating

This is my version of fish fingers with salad. At the market on the weekend a tub of pretty Mirror Dory fillets caught my eye. Their skin was quite beautiful, silver and smooth, just like a mirror. I had to … Continue reading

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Gisenyi whitebait

In Gisenyi, I spent many wonderful hours watching, and listening to, fisherman that would row their boats out onto the lake at dusk. The boats would go out in threes and the fisherman would sing in tune to keep their … Continue reading

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Salmon and dill ‘cathedral’ ravioli in lemon cream sauce

I have been wanting to make this dish for years. The idea of sandwiching herbs between pasta sheets to make ‘stained glass’ or ‘cathedral’ pasta came from somewhere else, but I thought it could only work with dill. I thought … Continue reading

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Smoked trout, asparagus and potato salad with balls of goat cheese and dill

Every week I go to the Capital Region Farmers Market and spend exactly one hundred dollars. This buys my food (and sometimes flowers and a bar of olive oil soap) for the week. This week I was having trouble deciding … Continue reading

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