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…

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

Piquillo peppers stuffed with salt cod & potato brandada Boil potatoes & salt cod + bay leaf separately Mash the potatoes & flake fish with fork Mix in very finely chopped garlic Slowly add olive oil Season with S&P Stuff semi-cooked piquillo peppers Heat through in oven Good with Catalan tomato bread & olives Fried…

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