Celery, Raisin and Mackerel Salad

mackerel-salad

I know, I know, another mackerel salad. I suppose that’s the problem of genuinely blogging about ‘the food I eat’ – if I buy a pack of three mackerel, then there are going to be a few mackerel posts while I get through it all.

I really do love mackerel though – man, it’s tasty. And it’s got that fishy oiliness which you just know is making you big and strong and kicking your brain into action….all that Omega-3. This just takes seconds to put it together, and the crunchy celery, juicy raisins and earthy beetroot are quite the combination. Enjoy!… 

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Real recession cooking: Ham hocks

I don’t have a problem with recession food. I’m happy to eat trotter or tongue.

The problem is that restaurants seem confused about the concept of recession food. Surely the point is that they don’t pay as much for the meat, so we get charged less for eating cheap cuts. More than often though, you find ox cheek priced like it’s beef fillet…. 

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