Ingredient Archives: capers

Green Sauce, Grilled Fish, Potato Salad

Green Sauce, Grilled Fish, Potato Salad

I will admit that I started off describing this dish as grilled fish with salsa verde but that is, I think, doing my home country a disservice. For Green Sauce —a rough chopping of herbs along with other bits and pieces to bring a little piquancy and kick— has been used in British cooking in […]

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greek salad

Greek Salad with Paximadi

Another 90º day here and I refuse to add any heat to the house. I woke up this morning with an urge to make the best Greek Salad I could muster. Little did I know this would lead me on a six train (as opposed to the number six train) odyssey.

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skate with black butter

Skate with Black Butter; Shaved Asparagus and Radish Salad

Skate with black butter is one of my all-time favourite dishes. When I was younger my father used to go to T.H. Carr, the local fishmonger, on a Friday and pick up a nice fresh skate wing. He would cook this dish to remind us of when we lived in Paris as very young kids. […]

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charred squid pasta

Charred Squid, Tomatoes, Capers, Pasta

In terms of flavour per dollar squid is tough to beat. It’s often one of the cheapest things at the fishmonger, and if you can get it fresh it’s super. Even frozen it’s pretty damn good. And squid loves the flavours I love: smoke, tomatoes, rosemary, capers, ginger, garlic, lemon and white wine. Pick two […]

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