Sri Lankan Monkfish Curry with The Spice Pioneer

Sri Lankan Monkfish Curry with The Spice Pioneer. A review of the new monthly service from the Spice Pioneer to make a meal for 4.

Sri Lankan Monkfish Curry. Well just the sound of that sounds enticing and exotic, doesn’t it? I make so many foods with spice and I’m often unable to get the right ingredients in local shops so I was really excited when The Spice Pioneer sent me some of their boxes to try. The idea is that each […]

Fried Monkfish with Chorizo and Rosemary

Fried Monkfish with Chorizo and Rosemary. I often get inspired to cook from eating out and I love trying to recreate something I’ve eaten and then adding a little twist. It was actually my husband’s dinner  from a La Rochelle visit in the summer. The dish was roasted monkfish with Thyme. I’m not a massive fan of thyme, […]

Lunching in La Rochelle Again!

Lunching in La Rochelle. My nephew has never visited before so we had the perfect excuse for lunch and shopping!

Yes, we’ve been lunching in lovely La Rochelle again, but we had a good excuse. My nephew has been staying with us  for the last week and the boys have been working in the garden, playing tennis, swimming and go-karting. There hasn’t been much time for culture so on the way to the airport we […]

How to Prepare Monkfish with Mustard Seeds

I can’t remember the first time I had monkfish but I think it was in a little hotel in Cromer, Norfolk with my Uncle, quite a few years ago now. Since then I have been recreating the same dish and thought I would try it out on my son, who came to stay at Christmas […]