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18

Dec

Holiday Seafood in Portugal

Just had a week in Portugal doing absolutely nothing!.. just sun, swimming pool, reading – and of course the seafood – no such thing as a complete break! We were staying near Silves in a fabulous converted farm house – set in its own land and surrounded…

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18

Dec

SEA BASS WITH A SALT CRUST

There has been some beautiful wild bass on the market this week - and inspired by Raymond Blanc’s cookery programme this week – I am going to cook Salted Baked Bass for this weekend for friends. Raymond created a ‘salt meringue’ to encase a leg of…

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18

Dec

Smoked and Preserved Seafood Day

We had a full complement of students on our pilot smoking day at the school and it was a packed agenda. Ken Condon – our cheeky retired fishmonger – who is always  so popular and welcome member of our team at the school took part in the early market visit…

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18

Dec

SQUID V CUTTLEFISH

I have written about this before – but cuttlefish is one of our favourites at the  seafood school: we like preparing it and then cooking it in a number of different ways, it is versatile and easy to cook. One favourite is the tentacle casserole slowly braised…

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