Entries tagged fennel

August 13th, 2012

Roast broccoli and fennel, chicken soup, brown rice


Oh, the wonderful things you can make when you have good chicken soup handy in the freezer. Roast broccoli is my new favourite way to do broccoli: in a roasting tray, sprinkled with olive oil, salt and cumin, roasted in a very hot oven for 40 minutes or so. The stalks go creamy, the heads […]

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July 12th, 2011

Lamb and rosemary sausages, garlic and dill beans, celeriac and fennel mash


Another “fancy” take on a childhood meal. The sausages were from our friendly gourmet butcher down the road – we’d never tried their sausages before, and they were excellent quality, very tasty, not too fatty. I made a garlic and dill paste in the mortar and pestle for the beans, and just cooked them quickly […]

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June 25th, 2011

Salmon steaks, fennel and basil salad, garlic and ajvar


This is what we had for dinner while the casserole is “flavourfying” in the fridge. Plus it’s Market Day today (which makes it both a Cooking Day and a Fish Day). I fried the seasoned salmon steaks in a hot pan with some enormous organic “elephant garlic” cloves. The salad was also simple – finely […]

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October 14th, 2010

Fennel salad with chilli and lime

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September 26th, 2010

Garlic prawns with coriander


Prawns from the market, fried up with butter, lots of crushed garlic, salt, pepper and coriander. We had them with a very simple salad of thinly sliced fennel and some bread. Even though I used to live in Japan, I can’t bring myself to eat the tails.

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