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Planned Leftovers with Fish (2)

Unlike my first post about fish leftovers, which included some serious advance planning to use a large, banquet sized fish which could give 15 or 20 people a main course, this one is about using a medium sized fish which could feed

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Baked Sea Bass with Fennel Stuffing

With the somewhat warmer weather of early spring, my thoughts turn to lighter meals. I spotted some locally caught sea bass at the fishmonger’s and knew this was what I wanted. Turns out sea bass is pretty popular this week

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Fish cakes

Fish cakes are a fun and easy way to use up leftover bits of fish–whether you have an ordinary, everyday catch or a special one such as the sewin steak I’ve used here. You might find these fish cakes are

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Fish Curry

Making a curry is one of my favourite ways to use leftover fish. Because fish don’t grow in perfectly sized portions, it isn’t unusual for me to have leftovers from a grilled or baked whole fish, or even poached fillets.

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Stock making with bones part three: fish

Fish stock was a relatively recent discovery for me, which came about in a way you might not expect. I had always thought of fish heads and bones as waste, something you could toss to the cat (outdoors), which my

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Grilled Fish Steaks

Grilled steaks are a simple and elegant way to enjoy the flavour and texture of fine fish. Cutting a large fish into steaks, horizontally across the backbone, has a number of advantages. First, you have pieces of meat that are

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Planned Leftovers From Fish

Yes, really! Last weekend while window shopping with an out-of-town guest in our nearby sea-side village, we passed the fishmonger’s. Proudly on display were the fist sewin of the season. Sewin is a kind of trout that behaves a lot

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