TV DINNERS (better late than never I suppose..)

This post meant to be posted in January… But my life came almost upside down with a new project (long wished but never possible before for financial reasons)… We were so busy let alone blogging I did hardly find time to feed myself… Anyway better late than never I suppose… TV DINNERS We are hooked…

LITTLE MISS FUSSY NEVER FUSS ABOUT PRAWNS!

I started life as a fussy eater. Every single friend of my parents has a recollection of the very thin blond little girl trotting around followed by a family member carrying a spoonful of something, trying to feed her. I was also very famous of saving some food on the very back of my mouth…

SOME LIKE IT RAW!

Fresh is the word I worship and I know I am not alone. If you can get the freshest ingredients, cooking can only take the goodness out rather than adding anything to your dish. Our annual Mozambican trip creates the perfect medium for my raw fish celebrations. Freshest possible Yellow Fin Tuna, King Mackerel, Natal Snoek…

ALTERNATIVE BRAAI

I convinced my self to have 1 week without red meat. The worst punishment for a total carnivorous me… Peri peri chicken, chicken stew, fish soup, Sole Meunière, spaghetti with porcini mushroom etc… They are all very tasty and in a normal week I am cooking all this (and more) variety anyway… And you must remember that I…

EASY TO BE TRENDY! MY GREEN DINNER

Having guests? Want to eat healty? Pressed in time? Serve this fish with new potatoes and peas. Potatoes will take almost the same time to cook as the fish. Frozen peas out of the freezer to boiling water. Drizzle of olive oil and sprinkle of salt and pepper. Shaved fennel bulbs on rocket leaves with…

SEAFOODIE

Growing up in Istanbul at the junction of two very rich seas, Marmara and Blacks Sea and being part of a family that best pass time is fishing made me a diligent seafood lover. Gutting fish right there and then and cooking it on board was part of my life from the age of six….