crab tart

Crab tart

Sweet crab, peppery rocket, and salty parmesan cheese baked over flakey shortcrust pastry. If you’ve ever made a classic lemon tart or even a creme brulee then you’ll recognise the method used in this recipe. The only sweet element in this though is the luscious crab meat that’s been encased in a rich and creamy savoury custard infused with deeply …

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mussels with cider and speck

Mussels With Cider And Speck

The one must have to go along with this recipe is a big, crusty loaf of bread. You’ll need it to mop up all the sweet, briny juice that collects at the bottom of the bowl once you’ve finished devouring all the mussels. This is a take on the French classic Moules marinière. The cool thing about mussels is that …

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Crab Linguine With Orange And Tarragon

Sweet, succulent crab with a light and zesty citrus sauce. This pasta is ideal for lunch or as a late supper. I don’t watch much tv, just football and the food network. I do enjoy documentaries though, and I’m a big fan of the deadliest catch. Do you know the show on the discovery channel? Sometimes when I’m cooking with …

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Mussel Gratin With Lemon And Parsley Butter

Sweet, garlicky mussels topped with crisp breadcrumbs – if you reckon you don’t like mussels or have never tried them before then this classic recipe is sure to convert you. Given the name of this blog I figured its about time I featured some of the ingredients the blog is named after. And theres no better place to start then with …

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