Category Archives: Seafood

Farewell to the long, dark teatime of the soul: Galangal prawns

When I walk to work in the morning I pass a stand of big, old Oak Trees. Two weeks ago, before we went away, they were bare – a beautiful piece of fractal lacework against the gray winter sky. As … Continue reading

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Gong Xi Crayfish

A chef friend of mine has recently observed that there¬† is something deeply absurd about buying a pre-cooked crayfish and then cooking it again at home. Crayfish (and I’m talking here about the Southern Rock Lobster) is a sweet and … Continue reading

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Coriander rubbed calamari with pineapple salad

There is nothing that sends me into an uncontrolled hedonistic tailspin as much as palm sugar. Whenever I so much as think of it my ears start ringing with an insect¬† laden tropical buzz. I hear the hooting of monkeys … Continue reading

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Parker Hill prawns

Look, basically any time you’ve got prawns in one hand and a beer in the other you can safely say that life is pretty much as good as it gets. We took advantage of the pre-emptive burst of summer to … Continue reading

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