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Dublin Bay Prawns Dish

Dublin bay prawns , saffron foam , watercress purree & pickled radish ( a wonderful dish bringing out the full flavour of the Dublin bay prawn ) 6 langoustines peeled 1 bunch of watercress 2 cloves of garlic 1 shallot 25 mil double cream 2o mil white wine 50 mil fish stock 3 g saffron [...]

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Mixed Seafood Omelette

(Serves 2 ) Ingredients  4 free ranged eggs 1/2 cup of cream Salt and pepper Scallions or leeks chopped grated cheese 1 Lb mixed seafood with prawns Butter and olive oil Method Lightly cook the chopped scallions or leeks in oil and butter for 4 mins in a pan Add all chopped seafood mix Add [...]

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Lobster with spaghetti and tarragon

As a rule cook a lobster in 1 gallon of salted water for 10 minutes per lb. Always buy lively ones and cook within 24 hours of purchase. You can put them in the freezer for 2 hours to kill them painlessly.  Ingredients  1 cooked lobster 1 1/2 Lb shelled and meat set aside olive [...]

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Sea Bass Baked In Salt Crust

I was always afraid of cooking fish in sale as I thought it might be too salty. “I was wrong!” Method Mix 4 lb of salt with 2 egg whites, it should look like sea sand after the tide has gone out. Spread a thick layer onto a skillet or heavy based pan. Place the [...]

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Lobster With Spaghetti and Tarragon

As a rule cook a Lobster in 1 gallon of salted water for 10 minutes per lb. Always buy lively ones and cook within 24 hours of purchase. You can put them in the freezer for 2 hours to kill them painlessly. Ingredients 1 cooked Lobster 1 1/2 lb shelled and meat set aside Olive [...]

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Paella with Chorizo Sausage, Prawns and Mussels

Ingredients (Serves 4) 1/2 lb of chopped Mushrooms 3 cloves of Garlic Scallions 1 bunch chopped 2 pints of Chicken Stock 3/4 of a lb of Chorizo Sausages chopped 3/4 of a lb of cooked Long Grain Rice 1 lb raw Prawns 1lb raw Mussels 2 tsp smoked Paprika 1/2 tsp grated Nutmeg 5 strands [...]

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Fillets of Monkfish Ardennes

Ingredients 6oz of Monkfish per person cut into scallop sizrs Soak 1/2 lb of chopped streaky rashers in 2 glasses of white wine over night Sliced wild mushrooms 2 cloves of garlic 250ml Cream Method Add the streaky rashers to a pan retaining wineand cook til almost brown Add the sliced monkfish scallops, mushrooms and [...]

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Deep Fried Cod

Ingredients 1 Chunky Cod per person 7oz Plain Flour 2ox Potato Flour 1/4 Bottle of Beer 1 Egg Yolk 25ml Oil 250ml Milk Seasoning Blend all ingredients together Sieve and out in fridge Heat oil to 185 C Dip Cod in seasoned flour then into batter then into the oil for 5-7 mins. Serve with [...]

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Seafood Pie

A meal for making in advance and freezing for family dinners on cold autumn nights Ingredients (Makes 4 portions) 2 1/2 lbs of mixed filleted and boned Cod, Salmon and Smoked Haddock 4 medium Onions chopped 1 pint of Chicken Stock (Oxo cubes will do) 1/4 lb of Butter (grated Cheddar Cheese optional) 2 lbs [...]

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Fillets Of Trout In Puff Pastry

Ingredients Two Trout fillets(1 fish) per person skinned and boned 250g of Puff  Pastry rolled out flat Salt & Pepper 1/2 Cup of Chives 1/4 Cucumber chopped 2 oz of Butter 1 oz of Olive Oil Method Cook off the cucumber and chives for 1 1/2 minutes in a pan with the butter and oil. Roll out [...]

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