Rowanwood Kitchen

Good things from a small kitchen.

Crayfish and Rocket Gnocchi

Anyone who has followed me for a while will know that I’m a big fan of Rick Stein so it was with some excitement this week that I watched his … Continue reading

August 9, 2015 · 5 Comments

Lemon Chilli Linguine with Prawn, Scallops and Chorizo

I’ve been trying hard to be reasonably low carb recently so have really been laying off of the pasta but i really fancied a bowl of something that I have … Continue reading

July 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Prawns a la Placha with a Lemon, Garlic and Chilli Butter

During the week I was watching Rick Stein’s travels through Spain again ( I really love Spanish food and could watch Rick all day, he really brings the food to … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · 10 Comments

Lime, Chilli and Ginger Squid with Sesame Courgette ‘Noodles’

Two low carb recipes in a row! It must be summer soon! I had a friend come around for dinner tonight at short notice so I was freezer rummaging for … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Potted Crayfish with Applewood Smoked Butter

As part of my Easter extravaganza I decided to go fishy for the first course. I love potted shrimp but had never made it, so channeling my inner food geek … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Skate with Caper Butter

As a Mother’s Day treat I said I’d cook my mum some skate, her favourite fish. After a bit of searching I found two lovely wings. I simply dusted them … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pan Fried Cod with a Chilli, Mustard Seed, Mint and Lemon Sauce

In an attempt to clear out my freezer, an ongoing battle, I cooked some cod for my old school friends. I had a hectic day and was left to cobble … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Smoked Mackerel Pate

I thought I’d try a new way with the mackerel fillets I hot smoke so in around five minutes I whizzed them up into a lovely pate. The recipe is … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Korean Stuffed Squid (Ojingeo Sundae, 오징어순대 오징어순대)

It was such a dreadful wet day in London yesterday that I found myself watching repeats of the Hairy Bikers in the Far East ( I really do need to … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hot Smoked Sea Bass

After the not inconsiderable excesses of the run up to Christmas I thought I’d do a light starter for Boxing Day. So I got some Sea Bass fillets, hot smoked … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · Leave a comment