Sunday, 25 October 2015

Fish diet

We had friends staying last weekend and we probably over did our meat allowance a bit so even my husband was glad to pop into the fish wholesalers as we went into Kings Lynn at the end of this week.  I got just over a kilo of fresh cod for £10.00.  It was a lovely whole piece very thick and fleshy. Compares well to the £19 kg for pre-packed/fresh stuff we get on our supermarket delivery!

Divided up it makes 8 good portions (4 meals for 2 of us). Not bad for £2.50 a meal.

Our first dish was from BBC Good Food. It is for haddock but works just as well with cod!

Haddock & spinach cheese melt

Spinach just cooked in butter on the bottom.  Then the fish portion and topped with soft cream cheese mixed with a little mustard.  I put a gratin  topping of bread crumbs and oil on before the sliced tomatoes to add a crunch.  In the oven for 15 mins.

Second dish was some thick fillets fried. Not sure what to do next - fish pie with leeks?


3 comments:

  1. The cod looks lovely and thick, what a bargain too. When you have such lovely specimens of cod like that you really want to serve them simply to appreciate it.

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    1. Fish pie was lovely and there was leftovers!

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    2. Fish pie was lovely and there was leftovers!

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