Tag: prawns

Fish recipes, Recipes

The ingredients of Spain: Paprika and Saffron

I love Spain! It could be partly because it’s in my blood with my ancestors originating from the fishing port of Cadiz. And also because I love their attitude to life, family values, beaches, scenery and ever-blue and sunny weather. Then there’s the food. This trip I’ve packed several Spanish recipe books for my initial inspiration…the rest […]

Fish recipes, Recipes, Recipes with leftovers, Salad recipes

Recipe: Prawn, pasta and pineapple salad

I hate throwing food away, my leftovers always go back into the fridge. All very good except for the fact that a lot of the time they end up in the bin a few days later. Not anymore…it’s time for me to get creative and think of ways to use those leftovers in delicious dishes. […]

Barbecue recipes, Fish recipes, Uncategorized

Recipes and ideas for summer barbecues: Part three

Heatwave – it’s one of my favourite words! Possibly because I spend most of my time in London where you can never be certain of a decent summer. And a heatwave generally doesn’t mean death and destruction as it can do in hotter parts of the world. English heatwaves are gentler, though you wouldn’t necessarily […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

Fabulous pasta in the sunshine at Il Leone

I hadn’t been to Il Leone for years and now it’s practically a local with the new MyCiti bus service. As a constant user of public transport in London, I am thrilled that I can now catch the bus in Cape Town. So, armed with my pass, I had a quick bus hop, followed by […]

Fish recipes, Recipes, Salad recipes

Summer salad with prawns, peas, broad beans and Dijon dressing

The heat is on! When it turns up (which hasn’t been often in the 28 years I’ve lived here), summertime in London is truly spectacular. It’s really like living in a different country full of happy people desperately soaking up the sun. Our local park is always packed with picnickers, sunbathers and dog walkers all […]

Restaurants in Spain, Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

A surprise new discovery at Maribel

For someone with an elephant memory when it comes to food and restaurants, our visit to Maribel surprised me. I thought I’d been there before but as soon as we pulled into the car park I realised, horror of horrors, I’d never stepped foot in it! So time to try somewhere new. The restaurant is […]