Barbecued Scottish Langoustines with a Lemon Mayonnaise

This is hardly a recipe but when the ingredients are top notch quality it’s best to keep it simple! These fresh Scottish Langoustines have been more available during Lockdown as they would normally get exported to the continent. They are beautiful and we absolutely should celebrate the food we have on our doorstep at allContinue reading “Barbecued Scottish Langoustines with a Lemon Mayonnaise”

Barbecued Squid with a Lemon, Chili, Garlic, Parsley Olive oil dressing

This is so light and fresh! Many people are put off by squid thinking it will be tough and chewy, but flashed over hot coals it is beautifully tender. It makes a change from the usual burgers and sausages on the barbecue. Ingredients: For 3-4 people as a light starter 400 g fresh or frozenContinue reading “Barbecued Squid with a Lemon, Chili, Garlic, Parsley Olive oil dressing”

Mussels in a white wine, garlic and cream sauce (Moules Marinières)

Ingredients: For 4 people 1 kg mussels 100 ml dry white wine 1 large or 2 small crushed garlic cloves 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley 120 ml double cream Pepper to season Method: 1. Prepare the mussels ready for cooking. This is very straightforward and only takes a few minutes. So easy I let theContinue reading “Mussels in a white wine, garlic and cream sauce (Moules Marinières)”

Mussels in a white wine, garlic and tomato sauce

Love mussels! They are ridiculously cheap to buy and quick to cook, and super healthy too (depending on what you serve with them). My kids love them too…think it is the novelty of picking them out of the shells themselves. Getting hold of them at the minute has been trickier but the lovely lady whoContinue reading “Mussels in a white wine, garlic and tomato sauce”

Gambas al pil-pil (Spanish Chili and Garlic prawns)

Dreaming of the hot Spanish sun here! Sadly it doesn’t look likely that we’ll get any this year and we don’t get that much of it in Scotland! So I ‘ll make this at the weekend to cheer myself up. Made it for the first time a while back and it is so delicious andContinue reading “Gambas al pil-pil (Spanish Chili and Garlic prawns)”