Category: Shallow Fried

One advantage of living where I do, is the abundance of cheap shellfish. Yesterday I cooked some scallops. These are a type of large clam. To add a bit of interest to the flavour, I made a marinade for the scallops of olive oil, garlic and lemon. This imparted a wonderful aroma to the flesh of the shellfish and proved popular with my dinner guest. Do try this recipe yourself even if you don’t usually like shellfish – the lemon and garlic overcome most of the flavours of the fish.

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It can be difficult to get a good steak. I’ve been to restaurants up and down the country with friends and relatives, and often, they’ll order a steak. They are frequently disappointed. It’s usually pale coloured and lacking flavour. It’s either over-cooked it or else, if you ask for it rare, they serve the steak cold – and I mean refrigerator cold. I have been served steak here that looked perfectly char-grilled on the outside but was icy cold and raw inside. Raw is not the same as rare. But it shouldn’t be so. There are few things easier than cooking a steak. To cook a perfect steak needs just a little more knowledge and a good marinade. This recipe is one of my steak marinades.

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Ingredients 4 large onions.thinly sliced 4 large potatoes, diced into small cubes. Par boil the cubes (5mins) 1 broccoli head 1 small cauliflower par boiled then cut into small pieces 3/4 of a bag of gram flour Spices 1 large…

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