Tag: fish

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

A fishy feast at Harbour House

So I’ve headed south to Cape Town for a bit of Southern Hemisphere summer and family time. And of course a chance to sample all the delicious food. Cape Town’s restaurant scene is fabulous, the range of great produce available is mind-blowing from delicious seafood, the freshest of fruit and veg, flavoursome meat and of course […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Up on the roof at Vintage Salt

Today I’m on the roof of Selfridges, that stylish store in the middle of Oxford Street. Vintage Salt is a new addition to this summer’s alfresco offerings, the London outdoor lifestyle continues to grow and I’m loving it. And this is the perfect place to refuel mid-shopping, a peaceful haven high above the hubub of London’s […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Seafood beach-style at Harbour House

There’s something totally magical about eating lunch while the ocean waves crash up against your restaurant. I’m a total beach baby, and as soon as I walk into Harbour House, I feel like I don’t want to leave…ever. Aside from the waves and the stunning view (the restaurant is surrounded by glass), the whole place is […]

Fish recipes, Recipes, Salad recipes, Uncategorized

Recipe: Peppered mackerel, broccoli, new potato and pea salad

This salad is packed with goodness with its vibrant greens, peppery oily mackerel and hot and creamy dressing. You can experiment with your own ingredients but I find this is the perfect combination and the potatoes and rich fish make it seem pretty substantial. Serves 2 8 new potatoes, boiled and halved 100g tenderstem broccoli, […]

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 […]

I recommend, Shopping, Uncategorized

Shopping for exotic ingredients

I love food shopping. There, I’ve said it again! Whether it’s in the local supermarket or a bustling market abroad, for me there’s something about choosing all your goodies, filling up your trolley and maybe even getting some inspiration along the way. My husband, on the other hand, hates food shopping and will avoid large […]