Monthly Archives: May 2012

Gurnard – what kind of name is that for a fish? Let’s make fish ragù with Gallinella

My last post was about making a meal with frozen fish.  This post is all about using fresh, caught fish to full ‘advantage’.   The fish in question is called ‘gallinella di mare’ in this part of Italy and translates as … Continue reading

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Frozen Fish Dinner

Here are some ideas for a meal based on frozen fish, if and when you don’t have access to good-quality fresh fish. The first thing to do with the frozen fish is to get it to thaw by placing it … Continue reading

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The Cool Tool for Mayonnaise – a major breakthrough in My Home Food’s inventory of basic techniques

I am a mayonnaise lover and stopped buying the supermarket kind about ten years ago.  Since oil is the main ingredient in the mayonnaise (upto 70 percent), I can’t suffer the idea of just any ol’ oil being employed, and … Continue reading

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