Archive for September, 2009

Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World by Mark Kurlansky

Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World by Mark Kurlansky is an incredible book that charts the history of the codfish and the massive impact it has made of the human race. Reading about codfish may not be the first thing you think of when looking for a gripping book, but Mark [...]

Rick Stein’s Grilled Cod with Green Split Peas and Tartare Sauce

Another Rick Steing classic recipe that’s easy to follow and makes an impressive main course. This is his grilled cod recipe with green split-peas with a delicious tartare sauce. Ingredients 4 x 225g/8oz pieces of thick, unskinned cod fillet 50g/2oz butter, melted salt and freshly ground black pepper For the green split peas: 450g/1lb green [...]

Antony Worrall Thompson’s Recipe for Codfish & Chips

Antony Worrall Thompson dedicates himself to showing people that eating well and eating healthy does not mean that food does not need to be any less exciting or tasty. This is Worrall Thompson’s recipe for a classic Fiah & Chips meal, with his own unique approach. Ingredients Needed: 4 x 175g/6oz chunky pieces of cod [...]

Simon Rimmer’s Thai Style Cod Fish Parcels

Vegetarian and fish expert Simon Rimmer shares a recipe for Cod Fish Parcels cooked in a Thai Style. Ingredients Needed 2.5cm/1in piece fresh ginger, peeled, chopped 4 lime leaves, finely chopped 3 red chillies, finely chopped 2 lemongrass stalks, hard outer part removed, soft inner part finely chopped 440ml/15½fl oz canned coconut milk 1 lime, [...]

Simon Rimmer’s Baked Cod with Herb and Lemon Crust

Vegetarian specialist Simon Rimmer returns with this simple recipe for Baked Cod with Herb and Lemon Crust. An excellent main course Ingredients For the crust *50g/2oz butter *handful each fresh parsley and basil, finely chopped *1 lemon, finely grated zest only *100g/3½oz pine nuts, toasted, finely chopped 8100g/3½oz fresh breadcrumbs For the cod *4 x [...]

Simon Rimmer’s Valencian Fish Stew

Simon Rimmer is one of the current leading authorities in vegetarian cooking. His best selling books have turned a whole new waves of cooks on to the variety of vegetarian cooking. This is Somin Rimmer’s recipe for Valencian Cod Fish Stew. The Spanish have a strong historical relationship with fish, which is a staple part [...]

Rick Stein’s Portuguese Baked Cod Recipe

This is Rick Stein’s recipe for baked cod in a Portuguese style. The Portuguese have had a close culinary relationship with cod throughout history and some of the methods of cooking cod remain the best. Like any baked cod recipe, this one is pretty simple to cook and follow and provides an excellent and healthy [...]

Simon Rimmer’s Fillet of Cod with Bombay Potatoes

Simon Rimmer is the owner and chef of two multi award-winning restaurants – Greens in Manchester (vegetarian) and Earle in Hale (non-vegetarian). Simon Rimmer is most famous for his vegetarian dishes and recipes. This is Rimmer’s recipe for a simple, yet impressive Fillet of Cod with Bombay Potatoes. Ingredients   For the potatoes 75ml/2½fl oz [...]

Ken Hom’s Pan-fried Cod in spicy tomato sauce

Ken Hom became globally famous by turning wok cookery into an accessible and popular way of cooking. Ken Hom is regarding as a leading authority on Chinese style cooking and is a true master of the wok. In this recipe Ken Hom shows how to take a cod fillets and quickly use a wok to [...]

Rick Stein’s Roast Cod with Aioli and Butter Beans

This is another delicious and relatively simple Codfish recipe from the King of Seafood, Rick Stein. It’s actually a fairly simple recipe to follow with a great sauce. Butter Beans are often over-looked as a accompaniment to fish, and they go really well with Cod. Ingredients 50g/2oz butter beans 2 eggs 1 bulb of Florence [...]