Tapas | salt cod stuffed piquillo peppers & fried fish Malaga-style

The beauty of these tapas type dishes lies not only in their simple, yet deep flavours, but that most keen cooks will already have the required ingredients in stock. So no long shopping lists to prepare and multiple trips to market – impromptu cooking at its most satisfying! Piquillo peppers stuffed with salt cod &…

Cheddar, dill & beer loaf

Ingredients 360g organic flour – either all white or ½ white & ½ brown 120g mature Cheddar – grated 2 tablespoons finely chopped dill (or substitute chives if you prefer) ½ teaspoon local honey 2 teaspoons baking powder 300ml pilsner/lager at room temperature (non-alcoholic works too) 1.5 teaspoons salt Butter at room temperature Method Combine…

Baja California fish tacos

Salsa cruda/pico de gallo – diced seeded tomatoes + green chilli + coriander (optional) + red onion + lime juice + salt Guacamole – scoop out the avocado flesh & mash coarsely Add diced seeded tomatoes + chilli + red onion Squeeze in some lime juice + minced garlic + salt For the fish – cut…

Marinated anchovy and salmorejo crostini

Marinate prepared white anchovies in chopped parsley + finely sliced garlic + extra virgin olive oil For the salmorejo: Skin and core ripe tomatoes Roughly chop and blitz in food processor until smooth Place cubed white bread (crusts removed) in the tomato and leave to soak for 5 minutes Add a small clove of garlic…

Smoked salmon chowder

Smoked salmon + cubed potato + sweetcorn + spring onions + parsley + cream + stock + S&P

Sardinas al horno – baked sardines

Sardine fillets + lemon + parsley + white wine + olive oil Rinse sardines & pat dry Season with S&P Add olive oil to baking tray Lay sardine fillets side by side Pour over wine + lemon juice Scatter minced garlic & parsley over fillets Drizzle with more olive oil Sprinkle breadcumbs over the sardines…

Saturday night feast! – Thai fish cakes & satays

 Thai fish cakes & chilli dipping sauce – rice wine vinegar + garlic + spring onion + chilli  Rice noodle salad -cucumber + radishes + shallots + coriander + fish sauce + lime juice Indonesian beef satays – beef + coconut milk + garlic + red chilli + ground cumin & coriander + lemongrass