Recipes by Gills

Porto: Review

Porto: Review

Porto is a seafood lovers dream. There’s no other way to explain it - packed full of fresh food, cooked simply and traditionally, at a great price and most of the time with a phenomenal view. We started off our Porto culinary experience at Raiz after seeing a post by The Cutlery Chronicles and not [...]

Trawler Trash, Islington, London: Review

Trawler Trash, Islington, London: Review

Trash by name, but not by nature - Gemma and I thoroughly enjoyed our first experience of the latest seafood restaurant to grace Upper Street with its presence. In truth, the "trash" signifies the restaurant's commitment to serving fish that often get disregarded in favour of the traditional catch. The Trawler Trash team are sustainability warriors and we [...]

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 [...]

Cornerstone: Cornish seafood brilliance in the heart of London

Cornerstone: Cornish seafood brilliance in the heart of London

Cornish chef opens up seafood restaurant in East London to rave reviews. Has there been a more perfect scenario for this Cornish Gills Gal? We couldn't wait to get down to Cornerstone (though you might have to if you pick a prime seating time as it is proving popular!) and sample the menu and feel [...]

Recipe: Lemon Sole with Brown Butter and Caper Sauce

Recipe: Lemon Sole with Brown Butter and Caper Sauce

Lemon sole has a misleading name - it isn't actually a sole and doesn't taste of lemon. It is actually a flounder and is known for its delicate, soft and sweet taste - it can even convert a seafood sceptic. In terms of sustainability lemon sole should be an occasional treat, rather than a kitchen [...]