Curly parsley should not be thrown over a dish as garnish but served perhaps fried briefly for adding crunch to a dish or the perfect accompaniment to a white sauce served with a good piece of fish. A descent sear on meat is important for good flavour but this does not seal the juices in… Continue reading Roads to Discovery
When our nieces come over for a visit and some times a sleepover Jamie who is 9 and May who is 7. They are as fairly behaved and mannered as any other kids there age and we try and spoil them as best we can when they come over. Sometimes their mother and father have… Continue reading Changing eating habits
“We're going for a walk down in Harris if your up for it?” I was asked last week, this was on Sunday the 14th. Well, why not? I said to myself, bearing in mind that this was the day before rejoining the ship for the next three weeks so this last day at home is… Continue reading For the love of slaw!
This salmon dish a relative of a dish I used to have on a menu years ago. Consisting of basic ingredients kept simple to produce a fresh, healthy dish. The coriander seeds bring citrus notes to the sauce rather than fresh coriander which can be like punch to the face to some (I do like… Continue reading Lets cook some Salmon!
In most households growing up, you had two options for dinner: take it or leave it, but in our household there was sometimes more than two options. I can only speak for myself here by admitting not only was I a spoiled little meban but when it came to food, I was a living nightmare.… Continue reading Trip down memory lane
Here on the island, we have very traditional culture, especially when it come to our food. With our crofting way of life we have produced our own food for centuries, ensuring fresh food from croft to table. Lamb is the most common produce when it comes to the crofting community and one of the most… Continue reading Mary had a little lamb…
1st of January rolls around and everyone is full of resolutions and changes their going to make throughout the year. They vary from "I'm going to stop smoking this year" and "This year I'm going on a diet, I'm going to eat healthily" and so forth. Did you know that the 12th of January is… Continue reading How’s your New Years resolution going?
So, I feel like I should introduce myself. For those who don't know who I am, I'm Allan and I've been cooking in kitchens both on land and at sea for almost 20 years. The idea behind this blog The Niseach Chef is to share the little knowledge I have on cooking and help inspire… Continue reading Back to basics