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Fry thinly sliced broccoli, 1 garlic clove, sliced baby corn, and sliced red peppers in a tablespoon of light vegetable oil and a splash of sesame oil. How to cook a salmon fillet After about 1 minute add a litre of vegetable stock and a level tablespoon of chilli flakes.

Bring to boil and add Chinese noodles- I used dehydrated noodles. How to cook a fillet of salmon Cook according to packet instructions, add a large handful of roasted salted cashews. How to cook salmon fillet in the oven Before serving top with fresh diced spring onion.


How long to cook a salmon fillet I would have added coriander also if I had any.

Posted in Around the world in eighty recipes, Soup | Tagged Chinese vegetable soup | Leave a reply Coq Au Riesling

This is a bit of a household favourite for a quick and easy meal. How long to cook salmon fillet in oven Unlike the more well-known Coq au vin which uses red wine, this uses Riesling. How to cook a whole salmon fillet I tend to find using a whole bottle of white wine as prescribed is just a bit overwhelming so I cook the chicken in chicken stock and 180 ml of white wine instead.

I fry sliced onions, 2 cloves of garlic and diced celery in a bit of olive oil and butter.Then add a packet of pancetta cubes, diced carrots, and a box of button mushrooms. How to cook salmon steaks in the oven I then brown chicken thighs and drumsticks.

When this has all been gently cooking for 7-9 minutes or so I add a litre of chicken stock, the white wine, put on a lid and simmer gently until all cooked through. How long to cook a salmon fillet in the oven Once cooked I turn off the heat and let the dish cool. Best way to cook salmon fillets The flavours are better if it is made the day before or several hours before eating. How to cook salmon fillet with skin When we are ready for dinner I heat it through, add two tablespoons of sour cream and serve with flat noodles and broccoli.

B-G really does not ‘do’ cooked carrots so he gets a rather more streamlined version.

This is just delicious and a bit of a hit (even without the carrots.) Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a reply French Family Food – an experiment Part 2

Baked pork with grilled tomatos and peppers and pesto sauce (Pesto mixed with a little creme fraiche).

H-G and I had parmesan in the entree and so we skipped the cheese for the fruit and cheese course.

I made us a three course meal several times over a few weeks. How to cook salmon fillets in foil In the end we decided we could not sustain it as a daily event, as I found it simply too labour-intensive thinking of 3 courses daily. How long to bake salmon steaks Certainly at the weekends, or when we are less time-pressured we will make a point of eating multiple courses, but for every day we went back to our regular one course dinner. How do you cook salmon fillets However we are definitely sticking with eating together at the dining room table. How to cook salmon fillets in oven I have bought a lovely new table cloth, and set the table up daily with candles and flowers. How to cook frozen salmon fillets It is a simple thing, but makes me very happy.

*** I am thinking that we will keep the fruit course as a pudding. How long to cook salmon fillets in oven We hardly eat puddings, but an extra serve of fruit is not going to hurt anyone. How to cook salmon fillet in oven Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a reply French Family Food – an experiment Part 1

Naturally,being a food obsessive, I love reading other blogs and gaining an insight into other worlds of food. How to cook salmon fillets in a pan I was recently involved in a discussion with friends where we talked about the different types of lunch that school children enjoy around the world. How to cook salmon fillets That led me to the article http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/features/school-lunches-around-the-world-10054568.html

In the rather meandering way that I pootle around the net I then came across this blog and was riveted.

https://karenlebillon.com/tag/french-kids-school-lunch-project/

The whole concept of what are apparently typical school lunches in France fascinated me. How to cook frozen salmon fillets in the oven Raw vegetables, a main,a cheese course and fresh fruit. How to cook a salmon fillet in the oven I am on an endless quest to get real, nourishing food down B-G and so with H-G’s eager acquiescence I decided that for a week we would experiment with eating in a prescribed ‘French Family Way’. How long does salmon take to cook in the oven We would enjoy a raw veg starter; a main with veg on the side, cheese and fresh fruit as a pudding. How to cook salmon without foil We would eat together at the table as a family with water to drink and candles. How to cook salmon steaks in oven Dinner would be a slow, relaxed, family affair. How to cook salmon on stove top No matter how busy our days had been, our family meal would be a punctuation in the day. How to cook smoked salmon fillet As a starting point though our portion sizes had to be drastically curtailed as there was simply no way we could eat 3 courses daily otherwise. How long to cook salmon steaks For our Monday main course of chicken paprika for the three of us I would usually cook 2 and a half chicken breasts. How to grill salmon fillets This time I cooked 1 chicken breast in total and that made three meals comfortably.

Cheese course and dessert -1 small triangle Camembert with sliced apple.

B-G ate the tomatoes and dabbed at the sauce. How to cook baked salmon He ate the all the rice,some of the chicken and left the peppers.He ate his apple, nibbled at his Camembert and ate his small sliver of cheddar that I had put on his plate. How long to cook salmon fillet I was exceptionally pleased with this, as he is usually quite conservative in his approach to food, and the attempt at the Camembert in particular pleased me hugely. How long to cook baked salmon We usually eat a single meal each evening, with the occasional pudding of fruit and yoghurt. How long does salmon take to cook in oven While we do eat at the table a few times a week-mostly at the weekends it has to be said- B-G initially found it hard sitting at the table for what ended up being a solid 45 minutes rather than the 20 or so minutes we are used to. How long to cook salmon fillets However by the cheese and fruit course he had relaxed and had started to volunteer snippets about his school day and his teachers.

Starter – raw mushroom and lettuce salad with vinaigrette.(B-G had a honey mayonnaise dressing).

Main – tagliatelle with prawns, chilli and fresh cherry tomatoes

B-G was horrified at the raw mushrooms. How to cook salmon fillets in the oven It is more usually one of the ‘hidden vegetables’ that I have become used to sneaking into his food. How to cook salmon steaks in a frying pan He tried one bite.

We then ate our main course and B-G wolfed it down. Salmon steak cooking time This was delicious. Salmon fillet cooking time I just gently heat a cup of olive oil, add prawns, one crushed garlic clove and a tablespoon of dried chillis. How to prepare salmon steaks B-G had his version without the chillis. Cooking a salmon fillet Just before serving I stir through diced raw cherry tomatoes.

This radish salad is one of my all-time favourites. How to cook salmon without skin I just slice radishes, a spring onion and mix with sour cream a little bit of salt and black pepper. Salmon oven cooking time Today I also added cucumber just because. How to prepare salmon fillet This is perfect on a very heavy dark Eastern European bread. Oven baked salmon with lemon Delicious.

The salmon fillet is easy, but tastes amazing. Oven roasted salmon fillet I just dollop a bit of pesto (from a jar) onto the raw fillet, wrap in foil and bake at 180 degrees celsius for 18 minutes. Oven cook salmon fillet With buttered boiled potatos and peas this makes a gorgeous mid-week meal.

B-G got a mid-week treat of vanilla ice cream while H-G and I again had apples and a sliver of cheese. How to cook salmon fillet in a pan It is only Day 3 and already B-G is learning to relax over his meal and that the aim is not to wolf it all down in 15 minutes flat before racing upstairs to watch The Simpsons. Oven baked salmon fillets Result!

[…. Oven cook salmon fillets see Part 2 next week…..] Posted in Around the world in eighty recipes, Bloggers I love | Tagged French family food., School lunches | 1 Reply Shalfleet

Shalfleet is one of our favourite villages on the Island, and The New Inn, it’s pub is one of our favourite pubs. Cooking salmon with skin on We went there this week just for a lazy mid-week treat.

Shared a smoked mackerel pate starter with homemade piccalilli.

Then steak with red peppercorn sauce and a wild mushroom risotto

Then a wander around the church and churchyard. How to cook salmon with skin on On a foggy and wintry day it was very atmospheric and I hoped there might be ghosts…… it certainly felt very ghosty!!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_St_Michael_the_Archangel,_Shalfleet

Posted in Out and about | Tagged Shalfleet, The New Inn. Grilling salmon with skin on | Leave a reply Silent Sunday

The day started with an early morning dog-walk around our little town.

I then made up a strawberry compote using frozen strawberries. Cook salmon fillet oven I use alot of frozen fruit,particularly in winter when berries come from who-knows-where and are exceptionally expensive. Whole salmon fillet recipes Most often I cook up the frozen fruit with a little bit of butter, some water and a teaspoon of sugar. Cooking frozen salmon fillets This is then used in porridge, with Greek yoghurt and honey or just hot and with ice cream.

We had a light supper of Oeuf en cocotte (eggs baked in the oven) and toast. Baked whole salmon fillet H-G had his with spinach and B-G and I had ours plain.

Following a relatively light meal I thought we were justified in having a pudding. Recipe for baked salmon fillet Meringue nests with strawberry compote and fresh cream.

Happy Weekend everyone! Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged hygge weekend, Slow Saturday | 1 Reply Post navigation

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