Feel-good fish curry – comfort food with Asian flavours

A deliciously nutritious coconut-milk fish curry flavoured with mood lifting spices and a tingle of chilli, will fill you up and make you feel A-MA-ZING!

The trouble with comfort food, on the whole, is that it isn’t usually very good for you. Sure, it makes you feel better for a minute or two, but in terms of nutrition, it tends to be heavy on the sugar and fat, and lacking in the sort of stuff that…

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Salmon with sun-dried tomatoes

Salmon with sun-dried tomatoes

Congratulations to Rebecca Nesbit, who has won the bundle of Providence Deli goodies, comprising dairy-free pesto, onion relish, black olive paste, sun-dried tomatoes in oil and fiery harissa, together with a smart shopping bag and recipe cards. Commiserations to those who didn’t win. Remember, you can buy Providence Deli’s delicious…

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Tuna puttanesca with tagliatelle

tuna puttanesca pasta

“This is the best thing you’ve made for ages!” So spake DH as he tucked into a bowlful of this delicious savoury pasta. Kipper, I’m sure, would have voiced her approval too, but she was too busy stuffing saucy pasta into her mouth.  Not a bad result for something I threw…

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Cod with a garlic, herb & parmesan crust

Cod with a garlic, herb & parmesan crust

It’s no surprise that my recipe for roasted veggies with garlic & parmesan is one of the most popular on this site. They are addictively good! We had some recently using asparagus – wow! If you haven’t tried them, I strongly recommend it. Leave the fish for now, make the veggies, come…

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Roasted salmon with beetroot and horseradish topping

Roasted salmon with horseradish & beetroot

OK, OK, so Pesach was a couple of months ago, but I still have most of a horseradish root lingering in the bottom of the vegetable drawer. Every year it’s the same, you use a couple of inches of fresh horseradish at your seder, then the remainder slowly withers in the…

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Tuna ‘meatballs’ with courgetti, spaghetti & tomato sauce

tuna meatballs with courgetti, spaghetti & tomato sauce

So much going on in this delicious dinner, I’m not sure where to start. All I can say is, despite having lots of bits to it, I did manage to get this on the table in under an hour, so it can’t be too tricky, right? And it’s certainly yummy!…

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Hake with balsamic caramelised onions, thyme & smoked paprika

hake with balsamic caramelised onions, smoked paprika & thyme

I think hake is a really underrated fish. It’s so underrated that it’s often quite hard to come by, despite being moist, flaky and delicious. So I was quite pleased when I found a big bag of frozen hake loins at Costco, which of course made its way to our freezer…

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Creamy smoked salmon & pea pasta – ready in 15 minutes

creamy smoked salmon & pea pasta

Usually I have an hour or so to get the dinner ready, but one evening, time ran away with me and suddenly it was 20-to-dinnertime and I had nothing even approaching ready. To make matters worse, we were also short of ingredients. I opened the fridge and took a panicked…

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