Tag Archives: Seafood

Salmon and Vegetable Risotto

This is easier than you think. Risotto isn’t something that I usually make because it can be a little difficult to get the right consistency. I found this recipe in the June 2017 issue of Recipes+ magazine and it is actually … Continue reading

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Outdoor Kitchen: Favourite BBQ recipes

Apologies for the lack of recipes this week and for the next couple of weeks. We’re in the middle of renovating our kitchen and that means that I am having trouble just making coffee! At times like this the BBQ is … Continue reading

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Honey Soy Prawn Omelette with Beansprouts

So pretty! If you love Asian flavours and are looking for something light but tasty for lunch, then try this recipe. The thin omelette is the perfect wrapping to the honey soy flavoured prawns and vegetables. The inclusion of the … Continue reading

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Chilli Coconut Poached Fish with Zucchini ‘Noodles’

This cooks in about 10 minutes. If you are looking for a light option for dinner then this is perfect. The ‘noodles’ are just zucchini strips which means they are super healthy. The delicious chilli and ginger-infused coconut sauce gives the … Continue reading

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Surf and Turf Salad with Garlic Mustard Dressing

Deliciously simple. Continuing the Australian theme from Sunday’s post, I thought I would make a twist on another classic. ‘Surf and Turf’ is very popular here because of the excellent quality and availability of good steak and huge prawns. It … Continue reading

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Creamy Clam Chowder – by Brian

Delicious. I wanted to cook some soup as the weather here in the USA is getting colder but, after the indulgence of Thanksgiving last week, we didn’t want anything too heavy. I found this recipe on the Taste of Home website – it’s an award winning low calorie version, but I … Continue reading

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Recipe Round-up: Lighter options for a BBQ

With the summer season approaching for those living in the northern hemisphere, I thought I would take this opportunity to re-visit some of my favourite lighter options for BBQs. I think it is always good to offer guests something which could … Continue reading

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Salmon, Celery and Brown Rice Salad

This salad is easy to make and healthy too. I love the fresh flavours from this salad and the crunch of the finely sliced celery. The addition of the red chilli garnish gives a little bit of a kick – if you … Continue reading

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Deep Pan Paella Pizza

Paella with no rice. Pizza with no cheese. Why not? We love the traditional spicy chorizo and seafood flavours in paella. However my husband doesn’t particularly like rice, so I decided to make a pizza instead. There is a double benefit as it … Continue reading

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Potted Prawn Pâté

This is an alternative to Prawn Cocktail – but equally as retro. Prawns, (or shrimps if you prefer), are often served as an appetiser on Christmas day. However I know that in a lot of places, like the UK, big juicy prawns are … Continue reading

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