Tag: fennel

26th January 2014

Sea bass fillet, fennel, sweet potato and crab sauce

Sea bass is a very pleasant fish. It has a delicate tasty white meat that needs hardly any seasoning, it has a nice bite and is not flaky as some other fish such as cod or coley. It is not cheap, especially when it is not farmed or fished in nets but by angling lines. I saw a nice one on the market, the price […]

13th August 2013

Sea bream with fennel bulbs

As I wrote before, grilled sea fish makes for wonderful summer dinners so when the fish monger’s offered two small sea bream for 15 euro I did not resist for long. They were the right size for an individual portion. Further down the market, there were small bulbs of fennel at the greengrocer’s which made the stall smell as if she had been drinking pastis.

22nd May 2013

Grilled chicken breast, penne and fennel

I prefer to buy my ingredients straight from the producer even though in our modern supermarket world this is not very practical or economical. Most of the time I do my shopping at the local grocery store or on the outdoor market that is held three times a week in my town. But when I do encounter a producer, I fill up the freezer compartment. […]