Auntie Carol’s Fish Stew

This is my Auntie Carol’s recipe for fish stew, she cooked this for me for the first time back in march see below blog I loved it so she made it again using all the vegetables from the garden……please see below for the full recipe 🙂 xxxx (March 2015) This stew was delicious my Aunt made it … Continue reading Auntie Carol’s Fish Stew

Crab Claw and Prawn Paella

Paella is a traditional dish in Spain but also a traditional dish for my family. My mum started cooking this in the 80’s with small shrimps and it became more and more extravagant as the years went on and better seafood was readily available in the UK. She passed this recipe onto me which over the … Continue reading Crab Claw and Prawn Paella

Quick Seafood Paella

After a busy day at a wedding all I could think about was eating Paella, it was on the menu at the wedding and i had seen someone eat it on the beach at lunch, plus it is really easy to cook and fairly quick, so we whizzed by a shop on our way home to … Continue reading Quick Seafood Paella

King Prawn Tikka Masala

I really wanted a curry on Friday night but it was a little late so I did not have much time to faff with marinades etc.  I decided on prawns because they take minutes to cook…. and they are delicious here in Spain ;-).   I have named this Tikka Masala as the spices with the yoghurt is … Continue reading King Prawn Tikka Masala

Spicy Prawn Spaghetti

This is a simple but tasty recipe which  I have been cooking for years, usually I make this with linguine and I do think it is best with this type of pasta.  As per usual here in Spain my local shop did not have the linguine so I opted for Spaghetti…it was still good!! It … Continue reading Spicy Prawn Spaghetti


This recipe is a family favourite, after researching online I couldn’t find a recipe similar but the word ‘Foogath’ is a term used for any vegetable dish made with coconut and curry leaves.  It is an Indian side dish, as a kid I loved it and my Nana would make it along with her curries. It is … Continue reading Foogath

Fragrant Crab Cakes

These crab cakes are so tasty, they are full of fragrant spices.  They are like fish cakes, and are very popular in the United States, this recipe is not a traditional recipe however, as I wanted to include some spices. I didn’t include chilli as I wanted to keep these mild and tasty. I coated … Continue reading Fragrant Crab Cakes