Grilled Octopus Arugula Salad

Good octopus is hard to find. Hence why I choose to procure mine from Spain nowadays. I bought mine precooked and vacuum-packed, saving me a lot of hassle (and time). They come ready to slice into a cold seafood salad, to warm by slipping the package into a pan of boiling water or to sear briefly in…

Baked Scallops with White Wine and Pancetta

SCALLOP-MANIA | Large sea scallops are kept in their shell and dosed with a mixture of garlic, pancetta and white wine before being baked to perfection. Hankering for a quick and easy dinner but also concerned about sustainability? Scallops make a smart seafood choice. Not only are they convenient and cook in less than 5 minutes, they pair beautifully…

Baked Salmon with Lemon-Dill Yoghurt Sauce

Salmon is one of the most nutritious types of fish to add to your diet. It supplies iron, zinc, niacin, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12, in addition to a whole host of other nutrients you need for good health. As you may all know, salmon contains a specific type of unsaturated fat called omega-3 fatty…

Grilled Squid With Lemon, Garlic, and Cumin

Squid Attack! Last week after catching up over brunch with some friends at Cupping Room in Wan Chai (one of the more casual and decent brunch places in HK with coffee on par with Sydney standards) I walked pass the wet markets and saw some fresh squid eyeing me back. Picked two of these up and subjected…

Bacon Wrapped Roasted Hoki with Cherry Tomato Salsa

Found some bacon rashers in the freezer and some fresh cherry tomatoes so decided I’ll get a bit “experimental” tonight. First thing that came to my mind was to make a bacon wrapped hoki fillet with a pan fried tomato salsa. Given that it is my first time attempting this dish, I am pleased it turned…

Air fried Fish (Without the Chips and Oil)

Sometimes I crave fish and chips but am ever so cognisant of my expanding waistline. Seeing home cooked food should be healthy I decided to give my Phillips air fryer a shot and make my own version of battered fried fish without the oil and chips. I used frozen New Zealand Hoki Fish Fillets. After…