Category Archives: Seafood

Eating Out: The Fish Market, Alexandria VA

Wow. The Fish Market was fantastic. Superb food, great service, and just the right amount of air con! We started with some crabettes to share – they were somewhere between crab cakes and meat balls, but altogether lighter and fluffier. … Continue reading

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A tuna sammich (with added gherkins, n’est pas)

Firstly, this is the first foodie photo taken with my new phone!  It’s way better than the one in my 3GS. Very pleased. Anyway, today I had the house to myself and, following a rare and luxurious lie in, I … Continue reading

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Some cod loin and watercres sauce: an impluse buy for lunch

I don’t get to eat fish at home very often, so when I get the chance to have a meal alone (or when I’m eating out) I normally opt for fish. Today I picked up a nice large piece of cod loin. … Continue reading

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King prawns and pasta

We love prawns, we do. The great thing about king prawns is that they keep in the freezer and can be recalled at will! The other week, frozen raw king prawns were half price at my preferred supermarket – so … Continue reading

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Scrambled eggs and smoked salmon

We have lots and lots of leftovers from Easter weekend, including most of a packet of smoked salmon leftover from making sushi. I’ll do a couple of things with the leftovers, and chopping some into my morning’s scrambled eggs was … Continue reading

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Fresh fish from Arbroath

I mentioned in a previous post that I was in Arbroath for a work meeting and had some nice Arbroath smokie chowder. Well, we’d parked at the harbour (free parking!!) and walked into the High Street for our meeting and … Continue reading

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An Arbroath smokie for breakfast

Wow, If I wasn’t a fan of smokies before, I am now! Stuart’s Fresh Fish did me proud and this freshly smoked smokie was absolutely divine. I was advised to cut it down the back, remove the main spine of bones, dot … Continue reading

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