Recipes

Recipe: Chilli Crab – 10 easy steps

I was lucky enough to do some research on ways to minimise the catch of undersize mud crabs in the NT and one of the perks of the job was bringing a swag of Mud Crabs (or ‘Muddies’) home for the pot. Having no idea how to cook the vicious critters I asked my old friend Google for some advice…

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Fishing stories, Recipes, Think like a fish- fishing techniques

Not just for kids and brits- Advanced Slimy Mackerel fishing techniques

Slimy mackerel are a favourite food fish and recreational target in many places such as England, Spain and Japan. However, here they aren’t held in such high esteem and targeting them is mainly the realm of kids and fishermen chasing live bait to tempt more charismatic fish that view slimies as tasty lollipops. So following on from advanced Mullet fishing…

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Recipes

Recipe: Crumbed kingfish and “chips”

Usually when I cook kingfish I am  a bit of a wanker. “Kingfish cerviche”, “Kingfish sashimi”, “Kingfish with basil pesto wrapped in pancetta” “Seared kingfish in ponzu sauce served with shaved beetroot and radish”, you get the idea. All the above recipes are great and I will post some of them on this site at a later date. Today however,…

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Australian salmon Asian style

Salmon don’t rate highly on many people’s list of tasty fish. Cooked incorrectly, salmon can be fishy in flavour and chewy in texture. Some people also get turned off by the blood line, but this is easily removed. This is an incredibly simple recipe for cooking Australian salmon that should convert even the most stubborn salmon-haters. I have to credit Hamish…

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