Fish Dishes

Spaghetti with Crab

Spaghetti with Crab

Spaghetti with Crab It can be a daunting task. Taking a living creature, dispatching killing it in your preferred manor and cooking it. That is before breaking through it’s tough exterior, removing the “dead man’s fingers” and scooping out as much flesh as you can […]

Spaghetti with Anchovies and Peppers

Spaghetti with Anchovies and Peppers

Spaghetti with Anchovies and Peppers Anchovies, the mere mention of the word has the barriers coming up. I’m not sure what it is about the little salty beasts that the majority have such an aversion to. They are to Italian food what fish sauce is […]

Fish Stew all Porta Palazzo

Fish Stew all Porta Palazzo

Fish Stew alla Porta Palazzo The Porta Palazzo Market is a vibrant, loud almost scary place. Located in the centre of the northern Italian city of Turin there is an heir of madness about it. Even in August, when most city dwellers take to the […]

Thai Red Curry…..In a Hurry

Thai Red Curry…..In a Hurry

Thai Red Curry…..In a Hurry! There is nothing better than a good curry. In Ireland, our taste buds have been pretty much ruined by a suspiciously Irish sounding manufacturer in a red topped tub hogging the curry market for years. Mammy’s made it, children loved […]

Prawn Noodle Soup

Prawn Noodle Soup

Prawn Noodle Soup and Asian Style Chicken Stock I’ve gotten into a really good food routine this past few weeks. My plans to be less wasteful and to try to cut down my meat consumption have been relatively successful while I’ve been lucky enough to […]

Langoustine with  Jamon Iberico, Garlic and Tomato

Langoustine with Jamon Iberico, Garlic and Tomato

Langoustine with Jamon Iberico, Garlic and Tomato Last week I joined my brother, father and mother for our annual city break. After a great trip to beautiful Rome last year we decided to give the Catalan capital a try this time. Barcelona was stunning; the […]