Brown ale fish and chips with side of mixed veg

In Australia the primary fish and chips is called flake locally, which is actually shark. The shark tends to be smaller species of shark. I find gummy shark is most common, but when available saw shark is great. There are also many other sharks cooked up, but I haven’t had them! Anyway, more often than…

Cornmeal battered snapper

Some people may say that a nice fish such as snapper shouldn’t be battered (breaded) and fried…I beg to differ…I think the right batter on a fish provides a nice, crisp and flavourful coating that locks in the moisture and flavour of the fish.  And cornmeal provides a bit of extra ‘bite’ in texture and…

Seafood and smoked pork neck cream chowder

The original recipe was from the Delicious magazine, but altered a bit by what was available and what I thought would taste better!  The result is smoky, rich and creamy, and goes well with crusty bread on a cold day. Ingredients 1 medium brown onion, finely minced 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 250 g (1/2…

Cornmeal-fried fish wraps with lime-marinated vegees

I like to get a meaty fish for these. Cut the fish in medium sized pieces, and soak the fish in a mixture of egg and milk (3 eggs and 1 cup whole milk) for 10 minutes while you sort out the cornmeal breading and heat a pan with oil for shallow frying. Mix fine…