Fish recipes

Quick prawn and vegetable Thai curry

The perfect Friday night dinner – comforting, tasty and quick!


Carrot and green mango salad

Shredded carrot, mango and smoked mackerel with a spicy and sweet dressing of lime juice, palm sugar and fish sauce – all topped off with crunchy peanuts.


Roasted Tomato and Spinach bulghar salad

Bursting with colour, sweet roasted cherry tomatoes and slow cooked red onions go beautifully with the nutty bulghar wheat spiked with loads of fresh herbs, a little garlic and a handful of spinach.


Innocent Veg Pots – Mark II

Continuing the Innocent Veg Pot theme from my previous post – here’s my idea for sprucing up the Indian Daal Curry. I took loose inspiration from this Jamie Oliver recipe that I’ve been eyeing for a while and made a sort of spicy seafood and vegetable soup. Simply heat the veg pot with 1/2 cup […]


Smocked Mackerel and Sweetcorn Chowder

I’ve been thinking about making chowder for a while. Something about it just appeals, kind of like a liquid fish pie – in a good way. Unfortunately, a certain someone is allergic to white fish so this has been off the menu until I realised that smoked mackerel would work just as well as haddock, […]


Smoked Mackerel, Radish and New Potato Salad

I was a bit stumped when the we got these radishes in the veg box, lovely and pink as they are. They taste a bit like turnip and add crunch and colour to a simple salad. But I wanted something new and exciting. I found an interesting one in my Abel and Cole Cookbook, a […]


Amazing Mackerel on Toast

Valentine Warner is a bit of a new celebrity crush of mine – reading all the hype a few months ago, I was unconvinced/jealous. But as soon as you watch a programme, his infectious enthusiasm rubs off on you and I always warm to someone as downright greedy as he is. So, when he made […]


Couscous Salad

A simple recipe for couscous salad – mix it up with whatever you have handy.


Moroccan Mackerel and Citrus Couscous

A healthy couscous salad flavoured with orange and ground coriander.


Mackerel with a Lentil and Yoghurt Salad

Lentils dressed with garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, ground corinader and cumin; with lots of red onion. Finished with yoghurt, parsley and pomegranate seeds.