Monday night’s Moules Marinière

I have fond memories of my Erasmus year studying in Le Mans, France many many years ago. And part of my education whilst there was falling in love with French cuisine; pavé du bœuf, charlotte framboise, coquille saint Jacques, foie gras…the list is endless. One of the cheaper student favourites was moules-frites in one of … Continue reading

Rice and Peas…

Rice and Peas, and no not the caribbean kind, but good old fashioned long grain rice and green peas make for a great autumn-winter rice salad as you can cheat and use tinned or frozen peas together with other ingredients easily sourced all year round.  I can’t manage to say “Rice and Peas” without affecing … Continue reading

TFIF (Thank fully it’s Friday!) – A little caper with Cod!

Us Brits are renowned for our fish Friday and whether it’s traditional fish & chips, a perfectly griddled tuna steak, a prawn curry with a cool Tiger beer, it remains one of the few food traditions that seems to have stuck. This dish is as easy as a Friday night at home is relaxing and … Continue reading