Category Archives: fish

Salmon with Lentils and Mustard-Herb Butter

More often than not,  when I cook fish at home, it’s in the oven in a packet, which means a super quick clean-up and no lingering fish odors.  For something a little different, I decided to pan fry it in butter, paired with puy lentils, another recipe from Epicurious.

salmon with puy lentils

The herb butter, with tarragon and chives, added a creamy richness to the dish, while the mustard and lemon juice gives it a bit of zing. Good flavours that go well together.  The pan frying really gives a nice colour to the salmon and wasn’t as smelly as I feared!

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Baked Fish with Courgettes

I’ve been wanting to do a fish dish for a while and have been searching for the right one – I don’t tend to cook fish at home very often, but I’ll definitely be making this again.  It was surprisingly tasty and a good way to use up some of my veg box courgettes and cherry tomatoes. The recipe can be found at House & Garden.  The site looks to have a lot of interesting recipes, so you may be seeing something else from there soon!

Baked Fish with Courgettes

For the fish, I used a hake steak from the local fishmonger, but everything else I had on hand.  A quick recipe that was easy to adapt for one person.

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