Category Archives: Seafood

Foodie requests for Mum’s birthday dinner: scallops, prawns and meringues

This year, Mum got absolutely everything she asked for for┬áher birthday┬ádinner: scallops, prawns nad merignues. Lucky girl. — The recipe for scallops with hazelnut butter was taken from the BBC website. I love James Martin’s recipes. This one had a … Continue reading

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A birthday dinner, including scallops and black pudding

My family excelled themselves with my birthday dinner: Beetroot gazpacho I love beetroot, and beetroot soup, and it makes a good gazpacho too. the recipe Mum made this from is in a South Carolina cook book, and has led my … Continue reading

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Ways with basil: garlicky bruschetta and lime, prawn and basil pasta

The smell of fresh basil has been tempting me for days! There is nothing quite like it. I’d bought the pack of basil to have some to go on top of a pizza, and have been looking forward to thinking … Continue reading

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Sushi takeout for lunch (and it was better than one might have thought!)

Well, after a wonderful trip to Canada with our lovely friends, including some fabulous food and seeing some great sights, it was time to depart. We went via Niagara, of course – a sight to be seen! It really is … Continue reading

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More BBQ, a whole lot of corn, some interesting goat’s cheese and cheesecake

You know you have a genuinely good friend when she lets you stay in her home and invite other people over for dinner! A childhood friend lives an hour or so from our Canadian base in London, and it was … Continue reading

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Eating out: The Growling Gator, Grand Bend

Firstly, Grand Bend is beautiful. A day on the beach was absolute bliss and not something we do very often in the home country! We spent the day sunning and dipping, and had lunch overlooking the beach – all very … Continue reading

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Eating Out: Fleet Landing, Charleston SC

Fleet Landing is one of the few restaurants in Charleston with an ocean view, as most of the ocean front areas have been taken over by property. Wisely, we didn’t sit outside, but could enjoy the view nevertheless! I had … Continue reading

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