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How To Make Tempura

November 23, 2021 smitsa 0

The word tempura comes from a Portuguese term for embers but the style of cooking is very much Japanese who took the idea of this […]

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Preparing a Morel Sauce

November 19, 2021 smitsa 0

A quick but extremely tasty mushroom sauce using the morel. The whole dish only takes 5 minutes if that and 15 minutes to cook. Morels […]

St. Pierre Fish (John Dory) with Potato Salad

How to cook John Dory

November 19, 2021 smitsa 0

Cooking a John Dory or St. Pierre fish is not an issue it’s actually finding one to cook. They seem to be only available from […]

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Preparing Pan-Fried Cod

November 19, 2021 smitsa 0

Pan-frying any fish is a fine alternative to roasting and baking fish because it produces great crispy skin and a flesh which is rarely overcooked. […]

Top view of whole raw halibut fish with vegetables on black background. Omega 3 fats. Healthy for brain and mental clarity. Brain foods concept. Home cooking.

Cooking with Halibut

November 15, 2021 smitsa 0

Halibut is one of the classy fishes found on the restaurant menu. It is noted for its delicate and slightly sweet flavour.  The halibut is […]

Omelette Arnold Bennett

Omelette Arnold Bennett

November 12, 2021 smitsa 0

The omelette Arnold Bennett is named for the novelist who was staying at the Savoy Hotel in London and would pop his head round the […]

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How to make Fresh Pasta

November 10, 2021 smitsa 0

Making fresh pasta for all sorts of dishes is a skill worth mastering especially when it comes to the filled types such as ravioli and […]

Breaded Haddock Fillet With Parmentier Potatoes And Pea Puree Against a Dark Background

How to make Parmentier Potatoes

November 9, 2021 smitsa 0

Parmentier potatoes are cubes of potato served with herbs and garlic. Originally from France, the dish is named for Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, who made eating potatoes […]