Canapes and cocktails: Seafood canapes and what drinks to serve with them

Canapes and cocktails: Seafood canapes and what drinks to serve with them

We love entertaining, and we might also like a tipple or two. So we thought it was about time we combined the two and provided you with a list of canapes and cocktails for you to entertain your guests with at your next party. Peruvian Palette Cleanser Scallop Ceviche: This Peruvian dish is made with [...]

Lemon and Passionfruit Posset with Rosemary Biscuit: Recipe

Lemon and Passionfruit Posset with Rosemary Biscuit: Recipe

Disclaimer. This recipe does not include seafood - a first for the Gills blog! However, it has proved so popular at our supper clubs that we thought we had to make an exception. Surprisingly easy, and perfect for a large group these are a nice palate cleanser and a refreshing way to end the meal. [...]

On the Rocks Fish Pie – Spicy fish pie with a filo topping

On the Rocks Fish Pie – Spicy fish pie with a filo topping

Sure, a fish pie usually has mashed potato and a creamy sauce (and we love those also), but sometimes it's good to mix it up. Here we have added a touch of smokiness, roasted peppers and chorizo and topped with crispy filo pastry. Hake works well in this, as it carries the spanish inspired flavours, [...]

Tempura Cockles

Tempura Cockles

Tempura cockles are a long way from the polystyrene cup, vinegar soaked cockles of your childhood. Whilst we love nothing more than sitting on a blustery shore tucking into these delicate seafood snacks, we know that not everyone likes that. There are two surefire ways to make almost anything delicious; crack an egg on it [...]

Lemon Sole with Masala Crust and a Garlic Ghee Butter Recipe

Lemon Sole with Masala Crust and a Garlic Ghee Butter Recipe

Lemon sole is a classic dish, and is often served with a classic butter caper sauce. We have a recipe for that on the blog but also experimented with some spicy flavours to give it a twist. Ghee is traditionally used in Indian cooking and is a form of clarified butter. However, it is heated [...]