Barcelona is a dark beauty and to know her is to love her…..you have no choice…. She has an elegance and style that is breathtaking and dangerous……She is independent and strong, confident and challenging…..sultry and mysterious, when you think you know all there is to know about her she surprises you with just a… Read More Ceviche and getting lost in Barcelona
Salmon are big fish, they are Regal. There’s a majesty about them and they have and always will always command my reverence. The Kitchen on a Friday AM…(5.00AM) was always electric with anticipation, this was our fish guy’s main drop off time and what he had in his van would steer our menu and… Read More Lemon Pepper Salmon & Bean Ratatouile
It’s Friday night and I had planned a big mad take-away blow out..I have 3-4 amazing joints within a 3 minute radius of my front door – Chinese, Thai, Chipper, Indian but I landed home opened the fridge looking for a beer and thought “bugger it…I have some seriously good stuff right here staring… Read More Smoked Sea Trout…and the end of summer..or is it!?
I think I prefer fish cold…I was called a ‘pervert’ once for admitting to that. But there is a caveat, it has to be oily fish like Mackerel, Tuna or in this case the very mighty Salmon…eating cold white fish (unless in a ceviche) is perverted…. I got into cold salmon working in the restaurant, I’d… Read More Bruiser’s Salmon
My first introduction to shallow fried sea food hit me like a brick to the head. In a good way. And that life altering experience has stuck with me ever since. I was 8 maybe 9, scrawny and spending 2 weeks with my parents in the Adriatic coastal town of Pesaro, North East Italy. On… Read More Frito Misto