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Smoked Trout pate

Smoked Trout pate...

Smoke Trout Pate Any trip to Dullstroom has got to include trout and along with the corn bread muffins there will always be some smoked trout pate and this recipe is also from the book “savour” which I changed slightly. It is rediculously simple and Oh so very tasty. We smoke our own trout but store bought smoked trout is just as good. I must say, cooking trout whole has never been my favourite and the bones...
Special baked fish

Special baked fish...

Special Baked Fish This is an absolute delight which brings back so many memories of family dinners. It is quite an unusual dish, but it is perfect when accompanied by a fresh, crunchy salad and wonderful, warm bread. So folks, here’s the secret… Serves 6, Recipe by Rozanne G’s comments: What a delicious and easy recipe, it’s from about 20 years ago from a You magazine that I am sure many out there...
Kingklip Mornay

Kingklip Mornay...

Kingklip Mornay I think this fish dish is made for mothers day, It’s very tasty, easy to make and basically flop proof. It offers a hearty, warming flavour that can only be had from being home made and let’s face it, Mom’s, however old we get still love anything that we have made ourselves, the only difference from when we were little is that your Mom will REALLY enjoy this one and not just say so! Gotta...
Chicken and Prawn Rice

Chicken and Prawn Rice...

Chicken and Prawn Stirfry One of my favourite Chinese meals is chicken and prawn fried rice that I order about 8 of 10 times I have Chines takeout so I set out to find an easy to prepare alternative that tastes just as good as the local Chinese takeout. It’s really important to have a very hot wok or pan when you start and to work quickly, making sure that the ingredients get a quick scalding that adds a bit of...
Smoked Snoek or Trout pate

Smoked Snoek or Trout pate...

Smoked snoek pate Snoek pate is really a favourite of mine that I make whenever I am in the Cape. This is a really easy smoked fish pate recipe that works well with smoked trout or snoek. Don’t confuse smoked snoek with the dried and smoked version, you want a freshly smoked snoek that still has some moisture in it, it is not a stiff pate but an easy spreading pate. What you need 250g smoke fish 2 tablespoons butter...
Shrimp and smoked salmon pasta

Shrimp and smoked salmon pasta...

Shrimp salmon pasta Folks, this is a great meal when you feel you need to spoil someone and with Valentines day just around the corner, you may want to print this one. It is really easy to make so you can spoil that special someone without fretting. This is one of the few occasions where frozen shrimp is OK to use. By the way, if you need a few ideas of what to give a man as gift, check out MensGifts.co.za (good for 2...
Summer prawn salad

Summer prawn salad...

Quick Prawn salad There are few things as good as a bowl of prawns straight out of the pan or off the braai with a good squeeze of lemon and this very quick dish is perfect to top off a salad on hot summer days. Simply make a nice leafy salad and top off with the beautiful fresh prawns that have come straight from the pan.(4 people) What you need 1 kg fresh prawns deveined but shells still on 2 tablespoons olive oil 2...
Fantastic prawn pasta

Fantastic prawn pasta...

Prawn pasta This is another of those very easy and OH so tasty pasta recipes that you can whip up in 20 minutes from start to finish. I love prawns and shrimps or almost anything seafood and this is one of my favourites. It does have wine in it but you can substitute the wine with verjuice for a non alcoholic version. It’s really simple to make and a perfect pasta recipe to serve at a dinner party or a summer lunch....
Deep fried tuna nuggets

Deep fried tuna nuggets...

Fish batter I had a great time down the Natal South coast over Easter where we went deep sea fishing. We hauled out a few yellow fin Tuna but with 3, 12 year old boys with us, seared tuna was off the menu so I tried out a simple batter and it turned out great. (Of course we had a fair amount a sashimi as well) You can use this simple batter for any fried fish. It could not be easier. (5 people) What you need 500g fresh...
Pickled fish

Pickled fish...

Pickled fish Pickled fish is such a uniquely South African dish, if any of you are having friends or family out for the world cup, you want to make a batch of this pickled fish recipe. It keeps in the fridge for ages ready for a quick meal, is simple to make and will be a hit with your visitors. Sorry about the pic! What you need 2kg Yellowtail or kingklip fillets Vegetable oil Sauce 750ml white wine vinegar 250ml water 150g...
Seafood salad for the lazy cook

Seafood salad for the lazy cook...

Seafood pasta salad There is nothing quite like a great seafood salad on a hot day and nowadays, with marinara mix being available at almost any supermarket, you can whip one together in a matter of minutes. This one takes 20 min utes or so from start to finish, perfect weekend food and if you are having guests… well what can I say, don’t spend too much time in the kitchen. (4 people) What you need 375g shell pasta Olive...
Tuna pasta salad with a hint of curry

Tuna pasta salad with a hint of curry...

Tuna pasta salad This tuna pasta salad has a little curry powder in it to give it a beautiful yellow colour and a taste quite unlike anything I expected. It was very morish, fresh, crisp and a definite winner for the last of the summer days. What you need 250g dry macaroni 300g green beans, cut in half 1 tin tuna in oil (415g) drained and flaked. 1 small onion sliced Handful of chopped fresh parsley ½ cup olive oil ¼...
Rosemary seared tuna

Rosemary seared tuna...

Seared tuna This seared tuna recipe is for those who prefer a more savory fish dish to the salmon with mango salsa. It’s real simple and the roasted plum tomatoes are fantastic and make the plate look really good. Another Valentines winner. What you need 2 Tuna steaks (150 – 200 grams each) Juice and grated rind of 1 small lime 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon garlic 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh rosemary 2...
Tuna with a mango salsa

Tuna with a mango salsa...

Seared tuna Salmon is so good for you and one of the easiest and tastiest meals to prepare and the manga salsa really makes a huge difference. For those of you looking for a nice easy Valentines dinner that never fails to impress this is the one for you. There is also a tuna recipe with rosemary. Seared tuna with plum tomatoes. (2 people) What you need 2 tuna steaks (about 150-200g each) Olive oil Soy sauce Pepper Salsa 1...

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