Waitrose have a sustainable fishing policy. So if you cant get to your favourite fishmonger, at least you know you’re supporting good practice. My branch often stocks Barramundi, the antipodean favourite. Though god knows about the food miles. Any way it’s a freshwater species that has the meatiness and flavour of monkfish with a bold [...]write a comment | Cooking anise, barramundi, capers, fennel, green peppercorns
Chop up a couple of bulbs of fennel into wedges and cook slowly in a little butter and olive oil in a heavy-bottomed pan with a lid. When slightly burnt at the edges, add stock and grated lemon rind. Simmer until soft and blend. Garnish with fried slices of hot chorizo, chopped garlic and fresh [...]write a comment | Cooking chorizo, fennel
Sweat sliced leeks and fennel in olive oil with fresh chopped sage, salt and pepper and peeled, chopped golden beetroot. Cover with stock and simmer until it is all soft. Blend and serve with sour cream, croutons and chopped chives.write a comment | Cooking beetroot, fennel, sage
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