Warm Mackerel Salad

warm mackerel salad

Another little recipe, based on some leftover cooking.

It was a beautiful day on Wednesday. After work, I strolled over to Fin and Flounder where I bought some mackerel. I pottered on to The Old George to scope out the new beer garden (wonderful!), and I picked up some veggies on the way to make a salsa to go with the grilled mackerel.… 

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Happily-Appley Pulled Pork Shoulder

happily appley pulled pork

Usually, this blog serves two purposes. It provides a place for me to store recipes I like, otherwise they get scribbled on scraps of paper which get thrown away. Secondly, it’s a place which allows me to ramble on about whatever I fancy…before making a very tenuous link to the recipe, and getting on with some cooking.… 

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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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Quick and Easy Kedgeree

kedgeree-recipe

“When the cat’s away, the mice will play” so the saying goes.

Not me. “When the cat’s away, this mouse will eat kedgeree” – such is the level of my rock’n roll lifestyle.

Despite being Scottish and loving Indian food, Tom can’t stand the Scottish-Indian fusion dish that is kedgeree. But I love it. And as he’s away this week, I thought I’d indulge in a  big old plateful.… 

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