If your family prefers to eat fish on Good Friday, here are six recipe ideas for delicious seafood meals. The best advice of all is to locate an excellent fish retailer who can recommend the freshest fish on the day and prepare it for you. Always be prepared to try something new. Happy Easter!
Sauce Vierge for Fish
Season diced ripe tomato with salt, pepper and a little wine vinegar and add a generous quantity of herbs and an even more generous quantity of barely warmed extra-virgin olive oil. Serve as a sauce with grilled fish. I like it spooned over fried eggs!
Baked Fish in North African Marinade
This baked fish recipe uses a whole snapper cooked in a North African chermoula, with red peppers. Click HERE for the recipe
Top a small bream with chopped spring onion, freshly sliced ginger, a sliced garlic clove, 3 tablespoons light soy sauce and 2 tablespoons dry sherry. Steam for 10–15 minutes and eat with boiled rice.
Every cook has a favourite fish pie recipe. Mine has wafer-thin slices of potato and fennel a touch of saffron and high heat at the end of the bake to crisp the top. Click HERE for the recipe
Pan-fry a cutlet or fillet of Tasmanian Atlantic salmon in the merest trace of oil and serve with stewed sweet peppers, olives, tomatoes and caramelised onions.
The Cook’s Companion App and book.