Ingredient Archives: Corn

smoked fish fritters

Smoked Fish Fritters with Roast Tomatillo Salsa

These smoked fish fritters are perfect for the end of summer. There is the sweetness of fresh corn and red peppers, along with a more grounded salty bite from the fish. There’s a little bit of a crunch on the outside that gives way to a lovely soft almost chewy centre. And they’re messy; or […]

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Steak and Succotash

Perfect Sirloin Steak; Tomatillo Succotash

I will concede that this is a personal preference, but I think filet mignon is not really worth it. Sure, it’s meltingly tender, but the price you pay for that softness (other than the price you pay) is something of a lack of flavour. I would rather something a little tougher with a meatier flavour to […]

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Sweetcorn, Mushroom and Gorgonzola Quiche

Sweetcorn, Mushroom and Gorgonzola Quiche

Conventional wisdom tells us to avoid the oven in high summer but I propose an exception for Quiche. Although you have to deal with a half hour of oven time, you get a delicate, versatile and very picnic (or garden) friendly dish.

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Fresh Chickpeas with charred corn and red rice

Fresh Chickpeas, Charred Corn, Red Rice, Chipotle Lime Vinaigrette

At Lani’s farm stand this week I spotted some fresh chickpeas being put out. I’d never tried them before, but as chickpeas seem to be one of my favourite ingredients this week, I couldn’t resist. Along with the first crop of corn I decided to make this lovely little salad rich with flavours from south […]

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