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How to Sear Scallops without Sticking

Searing scallops is so simple, and searing them without sticking is just down to ensuring your pan is hot enough when you add them, and also down to adding enough fat. I know firsthand that learning how to sear scallops without sticking can be a frustrating learning curve. Scallops aren’t cheap and ruining a batch by cooking them wrong is a costly mistake!

You will need to use oil or butter (I like to use both) to stop them sticking and you will also want to wait until the fat begins to smoke before adding those scallops.

How to Sear Scallops without Sticking Pro Tip: Get the Pan Really Hot!

If your pan is hot enough the scallops will sizzle and spit when you add them and they will be done in just a few minutes, which is why you should prepare your side dishes before you begin cooking them. This dish is ready before you know it! This is an important tip when learning how to sear scallops without sticking – a pan that isn’t sufficiently warm will not yield the best result. Continue reading

Aromatic Crab Cakes Recipe

This lovely crab cakes recipe makes a great starter or lunch and you can imagine how beautiful they smell while they are cooking. Everyone wants to know how to make the best crab cakes and this recipe will show you how easy it is to make this popular dish.

Exciting Ingredients

The crab cakes recipe includes potato, flour and eggs, which are basil ingredients and used to give the crab cakes the right consistency, as well as aromatic ingredients such as chilies, lime and fresh coriander.

The flavor is really nice, and you are sure to appreciate they have a wonderful homemade charm. Yes could can buy crab cakes in the supermarket but they will have nowhere near such a fantastic taste! Here is a recipe for Western fish cakes if you want a simpler style. Continue reading

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Fish Mousse Starter Recipe

This delightful fish mousse starter recipe is simple to make and guaranteed to start your dinner off in style. If you want to learn how to make fish mousse, this is a great recipe to use because the mousse tastes fresh and flavorful, without being too strong. Serve it with crackers or bread.

A Great Starter Idea

Fish mousse goes nicely before any main course. This fish mousse starter recipe is made with smoked salmon but you can use any kind of fish – perhaps tuna, trout or something else.

This is a very basic recipe and it combines fish, cream, gelatin to make it set, a bit of dill and some lemon, so you can be creative. Continue reading

Tasty Tuna Fishcake Recipe

If you are looking for an easy tuna fishcake recipe, this one is simple to make and very tasty. The sweet potatoes add a Caribbean flavor and the canned tuna works very well in this fishcake recipe. For fish cakes tuna is always a good choice because it is tasty. Canned tuna is better than fresh tuna for fish cake recipes because it is more moist.

Fresh or Canned Fish for a Tuna Fishcake Recipe?

Salmon is often used to make fishcakes, both the fresh kind and the canned kind, but tuna is also popular. When making fishcakes it is usually better to use either leftover cooked fish (if it needs to be used up) or canned fish. Save the fresh filets for other recipes because fishcakes have other ingredients in them and canned fish is just as good in there. Continue reading

Basic Prawn Cocktail Recipe

A classic starter recipe, prawn cocktail is delicious and often features as a starter on Christmas day or another special occasion. This salad uses Salad Cream (a British condiment) but you can use mayonnaise in this basic prawn cocktail recipe if you prefer.

Optional Tweaks

There are lots of different prawn cocktail recipes and you can add halved cherry tomatoes or thin cucumber slices if you want. As long as the prawns are well drained, this recipe keeps well in the fridge for a few hours before serving.

This is a very basic pawn cocktail recipe so if you are looking for something more elaborate, you might prefer to look at our classic prawn cocktail recipe instead. Continue reading

Oysters in Chive Sauce Recipe

Oysters are great served either cold or warm like in this delicious seafood starter recipe. You can serve this as a canape or as a starter dish for a summer dinner. Oysters are not the cheapest type of seafood but they are special and you do not have to serve a lot to each diner. Make this oysters in chive sauce recipe and you won’t regret it.

Oysters in Chive Sauce Recipe: Surprisingly Simple to Make

A lot of people think twice about making oysters recipes because they are thought to be difficult but actually the opposite is true. Oysters are easy to work with. In this recipe for oysters you simply make the sauce and grill the oysters for a couple of minutes. There is nothing more to it. So if you were looking for easy oyster recipes you’ve found one! Continue reading

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