Chermoula prawns

Chermoula prawns

Chermoula is a Moroccan herb paste, a bit like pesto that is fantastic with seafood. Use nice large prawns and serve with couscous for an authentic Moroccan dish. The most time consuming part of the recipe is shelling the prawns, the rest of the recipe take just a few...
Masala Prawns

Masala Prawns

This is another of the amazing recipes from the Kerala region that is just a perfect weekend lunch. The recipe called for an earthenware pot which I just happen to have and along with my cast iron casserole pot is a thing I could not live without. It also called for...
Calamari salad

Calamari salad

Calamari or squid salads are really light and take only 15 minutes to make. It is important not to overcook squid or it can become rubbery and not very appetizing. A quick turnin a hot pan is all it really needs and toped off with the really great thai style dressing...
Mussel and white fish soup

Mussel and white fish soup

The first time I had this soup I just could not get enough of it and had to ply the creator with alcohol before she would release the recipe. It has a mild curry flavor and is another dish you will need a whole lot of bread for to mop up every last drop in the plate....
Tasty Greek prawn Meze

Tasty Greek prawn Meze

Every so often I ghalish for Greek food and I found this incredibly rich meze dish with prawns, feta and tomato that is quite incredible. This is a starter portion for 3-4 people but can easily be doubled or tripled for a main course. What you need 300g peeled prawns...
Calamari on a stick

Calamari on a stick

Calamari takes seconds to cook and you can do these on the braai or in a pan for a starter or as part of a tasty finger food feast. Calamari steaks are available at supermarkets in the frozen section or the fish counter. I have made a little batter with this version...
Steamed ginger fish fillets

Steamed ginger fish fillets

Steamed fish fillets with  ginger and a Soy dressing are really tasty and have a fantastic oriental flavor. They take just 15 minutes to prepare, is a healthy meal and you will swear you are in your local Chinese restaurant. What you need 4 fish fillets (Hake,...
Snoek marinade

Snoek marinade

This is a really great narinade for Snoek but can be used on any game fish like yellowtail. It gives a sweetness that really really comes out beautifully when baked on a braai or in the oven. the quantities here are for a 1.2-1.5kg whole fish. What you need 100g...
Salmon with honey and soy marinade

Salmon with honey and soy marinade

Salmon has become my fish of choice. I love the creamy texture and it lends itself to being marinated so well. This honey and soy sauce marinade has got to be the best flavor for salmon. If you are dieting or just feel like you want a healthier diet in general then...
spaghetti with marinara shrimp sauce

spaghetti with marinara shrimp sauce

Here is another really exciting dish that can be made with the traditional marinara sauce. You can really go to town here with the flavors. Add more herbs, a little chili or other types of fish or shellfish to make a real seafood treat. For 4 people you need 300g...