Cod & Vegetables​ Traybake

This filling, yet low calories traybake makes an excellent weeknight dinner. You can use any firm white fish in place of the cod – Alaska pollock, grouper or halibut would all work well.

Matjes Herring Tartare

Ash Wednesday marks the end of all New Year’s and Carnival festivities, and the beginning of the 40 days long Lent. The word Carnival derives from Latin “carne vale” – meat, farewell! Religious people are fasting today and abstain from meat. Some people, like myself, use Lent to exercise self – discipline.  I’m giving up desserts, sweets,…

Mackerel spread

It always makes me happy when I go shopping and surprisingly find something special. The other day I discovered in my supermarket around the corner smoked whiting. Smoked fish seems to be a rarity in American supermarkets. My joy was all the greater. I immediately thought of this delicious spread, which I haven’t done and…

Baked Trouts

Do you also have a fixed day of the week for fish? With us, it is usually Friday. Last week  I served my family baked trouts. I discovered this recipe many years ago in a women’s magazine and it’s been a classic in my kitchen ever since. The trouts taste best with boiled potatoes or a…