Fisherman’s Pie

There’s nothing more comforting than a plate full of warm fish pie on a lazy weekend or at the end of a busy day. Topped with mashed potato like its meaty counterpart the ‘shepherd’s pie’, the creamy, hearty Fisherman’s Pie is a dish that hails from Britain but is enjoyed throughout the world.

Pickled Fish

Cape Malay cooking is characterised by the liberal intermingling of spices, as well as the influence of traditional Indian, Dutch and French cuisines. One of the most popular Cape Malay dishes is pickled fish – a vibrant fusion of flavours. It offers the perfect balance of spicy, sweet, tangy and salty.

Paella

Many believe that paella happened almost by accident. After royal banquets, the Spanish kings’ servants would mix the leftovers in large pots to take home. The name paella comes from the Arab word “baqiyah” for leftovers. There are as many versions of paella as there are cooks. Here’s ours.

Hake Moussaka

This delicately spiced moussaka, with grilled cheese topping is perfect with just a large green salad.

Fish en Papillote

“En Papillote” is a cooking method that hails from France and means, “to cook in paper.” The ingredients are baked in a folded packet, which holds in moisture and allows the flavours to meld while the ingredients steam and cook. It’s incredibly easy to do and the results are delicious. Bon appetit!

Homemade Fish Cakes

Traditionally, fish cakes were made to use up leftover fish and potatoes but today, they’re a delicious meal in their own right. They’re incredibly versatile, using cod, haddock, kingklip or hake as the main ingredient, with more modern recipes adding smoked salmon and vegetables to the delicious mix of ingredients.

Durban Fish Curry

The city of Durban boasts the largest community of Indian descendants, outside of India. When the Indian indentured labourers came to SA in the 1860s, they brought with them a variety of exotic spices. There are many ways to make a curry, but Durban curries are known for their deep red colour and tomato base […]